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THREE’S THE SHOW

10th – 28th May

with ANNABEL LINDER, KEITH SMITH and MICHAEL DE PINNA


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THREE’S THE SHOW

10th – 28th May
starring
legends of S.A. musical theatre and comedy
Annabel Linder, Michael De Pinna And Keith Smith
with guest music maestro on the clarinet, SAM SKLAIR

Three of South Africa’s most recognizable voices team up to create a show of pure musical nostalgia with hilarious moments of comedy to uplift the spirit.

The Auto & General Theatre on the Square in Sandton proudly presents the inimitable talents of consummate award-winning actress and S.A.’s Funny Girl, ANNABEL LINDER (Rose, Chicago, Twilight of the Golds and Heroes), MICHAEL DE PINNA (of Vodacom fame, actor, comedian, singer extraordinaire)and KEITH SMITH (a leading musical theatre award-winner and director). A bonus will be with clarinet maestro, SAM SKLAIR, as guest performer.

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The new production, THREE’S THE SHOW, will be filled with compilations of beautiful music from The Great American Songbook, in addition to songs from well-loved musicals, past and present.

Witness these legends of South African musical theatre and comedy in a way you’ve never seen them before.

The season runs for three weeks only from the 10th – 28th May!

Call the theatre for bookings on 011 883-8606 or Strictly Tickets on 082 553 5903 or book online: www.strictlytickets.com
Enquire about group discounts and dinner show bookings by arrangement with many of the adjacent upmarket new restaurants on the Nelson Mandela Square at Sandton City.

Show Times: Tuesday – Friday @ 20:15 Saturday @ 17:00 and 20:30

COMING SOON

WHO'S YOUR DADDY?

31 May - 18 June

Chris Forrest returns in WHO'S YOUR DADDY

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BEAUTIFUL BARBRA

18th – 30th July

a tribute to Barbra Streisand

Come witness a star being born as Cat Simoni shares Barbara Streisands story in song together with Johan Laas.

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BROKEN PLATES

21st June – 9th July

Naledi Nominated Best New S.A. Play, BROKEN PLATES

The play is inspired by the playwright’s journey as a South African of Greek-Cypriot immigrant parentage

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HASHTAG MARC LOTTERING

16th August – 10th September

The show features Lottering’s newest material, and has been causing belly-ache at theatres all over the country.

Lottering runs for a very limited season which cannot be extended, and fans are advised to book early.

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WAITING FOR JACK

1st – 13th August

Written by LIDIJA MARELIC and JULIAN L KRUGER

A play set in Paris 1939. The world is on the brink of total war. Jack, an English medic. meets Lola, a lady of the night.

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ABOUT US


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.

27th May
MOYA SAXOPHONE QUARTET

The Moya Saxophone Quartet is a Johannesburg-based ensemble. Informing their artistic vision is an intention to contribute new repertoire to the saxophone quartet in South Africa, an unusual genre in the local music scene. 

3rd June
VIOLIN DUO
Musical delights with
MIRO CHAKARYAN and JOHANNA ROOS
Accompanied on the piano by ANNALIEN BALL
Works by Tartini, Wieniawski, Shostakowich and Sarasate

10th June
OBOE AND PIANO RECITAL
MATTHEW LOMBARD (oboe) and ANNELIEN BALL (piano) present works including Marcello’s oboe concerto in c minor

17th June
THE TRIO ROSSO
Concert for strings and piano with
PETA  ANNE HOLDCROFT, IRINA TSONIFF and SUE HARROP ALLEN

24th June
Acclaimed S.A. tenor STEFAN LOUW presents a programme of Opera favourites

1st July
WITS TRIO
With well known violinist ZANTA HOFMEYR

 

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!"

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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.

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TWEETS


CONTACT


Tel: 0118838606 or 0825535903 E-Mail: theatreonthesquare@gmail.com

Address:

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.

PERFORMANCES

Weekdays:
Tuesdays to Fridays, at 8:15pm

Weekends:
Saturdays at 6pm and 8:30pm

Show times may differ slightly - please contact the theatre to confirm show times - 011 883 8606

Special show times can be arranged should you wish to book the whole theatre

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