Athlone's favourite neighbour Aunty Merle gets the big musical treatment! Merle's daughter Abigail announces her engagement to a 'good looking white chap'. Her jealous ex-boyfriend steps in, threatening to ruin the lovers happiness with a very dark secret that could set Belgravia Road all aflutter. Sounds like a situation only Aunty Merle can solve. Oe jinne!
Actress and director Gina Schmukler goes toe-to-toe with comedian Marc Lottering as the groom's mother.
You can catch Aunty Merle The Musical at the Joburg Theatre until the 3rd of March.
James Lapine and Stephen Sondheim's musical sets your favourite childhood fairy tale characters on a journey into the woods to achieve their greatest wishes - an invite to the ball, 5 magical beans, a visit to grandmother and breaking a family curse. Act 2 then cleverly looks at the consequences of getting what you want, the true cost of it and whether you truly wanted what you wanted.
Kate Normington heads up a stellar cast as the misunderstood Witch. She's joined by Dianne Simpson as Cinderella's Stepmother/Granny, Ashleigh Harvey as Lucinda, Earl Gregory as The Baker and Zak Hendrikz as Prince Charming and the Wolf.
Into The Woods runs until the 2nd March at Pieter Toerien's Theatre On The Bay and then moves to the Pieter Toerien Monte Casino Theatre from 8 March - 14 April.
Be careful what you wish for.
This Incubation production craftily speaks to the state of our nation and indeed, the world, where politicians care more about lining their pockets than improving the communities they serve.
Nyaniso Dzedze returns to the Market Theatre stage in a thought provoking role that asks us to examine the effect of corruption on ordinary citizens.
Nailed runs until the 3rd of March.