Joburg Theatre guide – 25Feb

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.

25 Feb – 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

 

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.

25 – 28 Feb @8pm

R145 – R325

The Mandela Theatre, Joburg Theatre Complex. Loveday Street, Johannesburg. (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. 

25 Feb – 6 Mar @ 8:15pm

R90

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

 

Alan Committie in Love Factually

In Love Factually our everyman hero also investigates everything from Tinder to text breakups, online attractions and detractions, surviving as a post-modern, metro-quasi-dexi-semi-multi-mano-sexual and exploring single vs mingle.

26 Feb – 3 Apr @ 8pm (Fri), 5pm & 8pm (Sat), 3pm (Sun)

R100 – R180

Montecasino Theatre and Studio. Cnr William Nicol Drive and Witkoppen Road, Fourways. (Tel) 011-511-1988 or 0861-915-8000

 

Bitches be back!

Hosted by Anele Mdoda with an amazing lineup, including: Celeste Ntuli, Nina Hastie, Tumi Morake and Noko Moswete. The show is combination of stand –up and sketch.

26 – 27 Feb @ 8pm

R120 – R295

Carnival City. Cnr Brakpan Century and Elsburg Road, Brakpan. (Tel) 0861-915-8000

 

Skyarch

Lapetus Records presents some of its leading artists over two nights at the Johannesburg Theatre. It will show case a dual act extravaganza of unique Hip Hop musi. Collectively directed by Kanif, Yugen BlakRok and Fifi the RaiBlaster.

27 – 28 Feb @ 8pm (Sat), 3pm (Sun)

R70

Space.com, Joburg Theatre. Simmonds Street, Braamfontein. (Tel) 0861-670-670

 

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. 

25 – 28 Feb @ 8pm

R90

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

 

Blacks Only

One of the biggest comedy shows in the country is back. This years lineup includes: Chris Mapane, Mpho Popps, Kagiso Mokgadi and many more! Don’t miss it, book now!

27 Feb @ 8pm

R250 – R380

Centre Court, Emperors Palace. 64 Jones Road, Kempton Park. (Tel) 011-928-1044 or 0861-915-8000

 

In my end is my beginning

A look into the stories of homeless people and how they interact with the rest of the world. Highlighting the obstacles that they have to overcome each day while living on the streets.

25 – 28 Feb @ 8:15pm

R90 – R180

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

Ma Diva Magic

Featuring award-winning entertainers, Ms Irit Noble and Olwethu Dyantyi, MA DIVA MAGIC will take the audience back to a time before TV – where theatre ruled entertainment and guests dressed up for the occasion!
22 – 27 Feb @ 8:30pm

R130

Auto & General Theatre on the Square. Cnr Rivonia and West Street, Sandton. (Tel) 011-883-8606

 

Love Runs Out?

Any evening of exploring the question from 2 perspectives. The first act is titled ‘In Hit & Match’ and the story develops to the 2nd act titled ‘In Unveiling’.

26 – 27 Feb @ 8pm

R100

The Fringe, Joburg Theatre. Simmonds Street, Braamfontein. (Tel) 0861-670-670

 

Space.Comedy

The show aspires to bring a unique comedy showcase to a diverse audience. Each show features a mixed line up of six comedians and the host, Virgil Prins a stand-up comedian from Sophiatown,

26 Feb @8pm

R80

Space.com, Joburg Theatre. Simmonds Street, Braamfontein. (Tel) 0861-670-670

 

Live Theatre/Puppet Show

A story of patience and friendship told through physical theatre, acrobatics, puppetry and more.

27 Feb @ 10am

R55

Kinderspiel Emmarentia. 39 Greenhill Road, Emmarentia. (Tel) 021-646-0870