Joburg – Theatre Guide 21Jan


All the way from Australia and endorsed by Freddy Mercury’s biographer and best friend. ‘It’s a kinda of magic’ recreates Queens 1986 World Tour Concert featuring the bands greatest hits performed including ‘We Will Rock You’, ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ and ‘ We are the champions’.

21 Jan – 7 Feb @ 8pm (Wed – Sat), 3pm (Sun)

R160 – R350

The Mandela, Joburg Theatre. Cnr Simmonds Street & Stiemens Road, Braamfontein. (Tel) 011-877-6800


Singin in the Rain

This superb production will delight audiences in Johannesburg! Set in 1927, Singin’ in the Rain tells the story, made famous by Gene Kelly and Debbie Reynolds in the iconic 1952 MGM movie.

Until 13 Mar @ 8pm (Tue-Sat), 3pm (Sat)

R200 – R500

Teatro at Montecasino. Cnr of William Nicol Drive and Montecasino Boulevard, Fourways. (Tel) 011-510-7000


Bad Jews

Bad Jews written by Josh Harmon tells the story of two cousins who wage war over a coveted family heirloom after the death of their beloved ‘Poppy’, a holocaust survivor.

21 Jan – 13 Feb


Theatre on the Square. Nelson Mandela Square, Cnr Sandton Drive and Rivonia Road, Sandton. (Tel) 011-883-8606



The story of those who labored to build Egoli. From the thousands of men who migrated there to work and the women that were left at home to take care of their families.

21 Jan – 31 Jan @ 8:15pm (Tue- Sat), 3:15pm (Sun)


The Market Theatre. Cnr Bree and Miriam Makeba Street, Newtown. (Tel) 011-832-1641


Andre the Hilarious Hypnotist

Let Andre take you into the world of hypnosis and reveal what its all about. Each show is totally different as it is based on audience participation.

21 Jan – 13 Mar @ 8;15pm (Wed – Sat), 4:15pm (Sat), 3:15pm (Sun)


Studio Theatre at Montecasino. Cnr of William Nicol Drive and Montecasino Boulevard, Fourways. (Tel) 011-511-1818


The ABBA Show

Presented by Showtime Australia, the Abba Show is a theatre experience like no other. Expect to hear popular Abba classics like Fernando, Mama Mia and Dancing Queen.

22 Jan – 7 Feb @ 8pm (Frr-Sat), 3pm (Sat), 2pm (Sun)

R160 – R220

Theatre of Marcellus. 64 Jones Road, Kempton Park. (Tel) 011-928-1000


How Moon got her name

An evening of fantasy on stage with Nataniel. Look forward to original acoustic music, story telling, magic and mystery. Not forgetting the breathtaking wardrobe.

25 Jan – 6 Feb @ 8pm

R180 – R200

Atterbury Theatre. 4 Daventry Street, Pretoria. (Tel) 012-471-1700