11/8/2016 7:56:52 AM
PAY BACK THE CURRY, a one-person satirical revue by award-winning playwright Mike van Graan
Mike van Graan’s
PAY BACK THE CURRY
24th November - 10th December
with DANIEL RICHARDS
PAY BACK THE CURRY, a one-person satirical revue by award-winning playwright Mike van Graan, will be staged at the Auto & General Theatre on the Square for a three week run from 24th November till the 10th December. Produced by celebrity comedian Siv Ngesi and directed by Rob van Vuuren, the revue features the multi-talented DANIEL RICHARDS. Daniel has garnered widespread praise for his performance which includes multiple characters, music and singing.
PAY BACK THE CURRY played to sold-out houses from the beginning of its short run at the recent National Arts Festival, the Baxter Theatre and the Kalk Bay Theatre. CUE, the Festival newspaper, described it as
“an important production for all South Africans. Clever, witty and on point……brilliant performance”.
LUNCH HOUR CLASSICAL CONCERTS
The theatre is delighted to present and to produce , for the 8th year, its uplifting music programme for all, with leading local and international musicians. It prides itself on being the only venue in Gauteng to host such regular weekly daytime concerts. Concerts take place every Friday at 1pm and unreserved tickets are available at the theatre from 12.30 on the day.
Hartham Properties has come on board together with a Supporting Grant from BASA for assisting with marketing.
Ticket Price: R50. The price includes coffee and biscuits.
The only regular daytime music fixture in Gauteng
We reserve the right to alter or change the programmes without prior notice.
HARP AND FLUTE DUO
with VENTURA ROSENTHAL and MALANE HOFMYER-BURGER
Works by Rodrigo, Mozart, Doppler/Zamara and Molnar
Final Concert of the Year
THE SPIRIT OF CHRISTMAS
with MIRO CHAKARYAN (violin) and JACOB SWART (piano)
In addition to the Theatre on the Square’s 22 NOMINATIONS for NALEDI THEATRE AWARDS for excellence, we won several at last night’s Ceremony including:
Best Actress Award to Fiona Ramsay for two of our productions, DOUBT and MISS DIETRCH REGRETS; Best Supporting Actress to Janna Ramos-Violante for DOUBT; Best Production for Young Audiences for MAKING MANDELA; Best New SA Play for A VOICE I CANNOT SILENCE (currently playing); Best Actor Award to Ralph Lawson for A VOICE I CANNOT SILENCE and Best Breakthrough Performance Award to Menzi Mkhwane
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The Auto & General Theatre on the Square, BASA AWARD WINNER 2014, has garnered many awards and nominations for theatre excellence. The theatre is a popular and unique venue. In its upmarket Nelson Mandela Square at Sandton City premises, it is certainly living up to its fine reputation.
Theatre producer, owner and artistic director, Daphne Kuhn, holds an MA Degree in Drama, and her special skills range from acting to directing, PR to producing.
The varied and acclaimed productions in this 200-seater adds a vibrant dimension to the entertainment industry and to the cultural enrichment of all. Over 1300 productions - including plays, musicals, lunch hour concerts and youth theatre have been presented in the last 20 years, in addition to numerous corporate events, concerts and industrial theatre.
Message from Owner/Producer Daphne Kuhn:
"My grateful appreciation to all the theatre patrons for their most wonderful support over the past 20 years. Enjoy another season of great theatre. We look forward to seeing you soon!"
Corporate sponsorship of R8000 per annum in support of the theatre, will be acknowledged by means of an inscription in the theatre foyer and in all theatre programmes.
20 complimentary tickets per month will be made a available to your company. For details and special benefits to staff members and clients, call Daphne Kuhn on 011 883 8606 or 083 377 4969.READ MORE
Tel: 0118838606 or 010 828 1490 E-Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Nelson Mandela Square (formerly Sandton Square) adjoins Sandton City - just off Rivonia Rd. Entrances to the Square and the parking garage are in West Street and 5th Street, Sandown. Click here to view Google Maps.
Tuesdays to Fridays, at 8:15pm
Saturdays at 6pm and 8:15pm
Saturday Show Times for SUDDENLY THE STORM are 5pm and 8:15pm
Show times may differ slightly - please contact the theatre to confirm show times - 011 883 8606
The ramped backstage entrance opens 15minutes before the show.
Please ensure you are at the theatre 15 minutes before the show.
Special show times can be arranged should you wish to book the whole theatre