Joburg Theatre Guide – 4Feb

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.

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

R100

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

 

Queen

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’.

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

R160 – R350

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

 

Tobacco and the harmful effect thereof

This is a hilarious and deeply poignant journey of a man trying to be heard for the first time. 

10 Feb – 6 Mar @ 8:15pm

R90

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

 

 

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.

4 Feb – 13 Feb

R120

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

 

A Raisin in the Sun

The play is about a family in Chicago going through its everyday struggles in the squalor it calls home. Walter Lee Younger, the eldest son, knows that he wants far more than life has offered him and feels trapped in this whirlwind of an existence. 

4 – 28 Feb @ 8pm

R90

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

 

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.

4 Feb – 7 Feb @ 8pm (Fri-Sat), 3pm (Sat), 2pm (Sun)

R160 – R220

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

Bye Bye Baby

BYE BYE BABY takes audiences through the journey of Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons with all its highs and lows; right from how the group formed – to how they were admitted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame.

10 – 28 Feb @8pm

R145 – R325

The Mandela Theatre, Joburg Theatre Complex. Loveday Street, Johannesburg. (Tel) 011-877-6800

 

How Moon got her name

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

4 Feb – 6 Feb @ 8pm

R180 – R200

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

 

Amateur Hour

Featuring 12 acts in just an hour, this is theatre for the Youtube Generation. The ‘Show must go on’ no matter what!

4 – 7 Feb @ 8pm (Thur-Sat), 3:30pm (Sun)

R100 – R120

Pop Art Centre. 286 Fox Street, The Maboneng Precinct. (Tel) 083-245-1040

 

Woza Albert

A Joburg City Theatre’s initiative to education and the development of new audiences, this theatre work is a great tool for audience development while assisting schools with their school curriculum.

4 – 19 Feb @ 8pm

R70

The Fringe, Joburg Theatre. Loveday Street, Johannesburg. (Tel) 011-877-6800