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Based on The Diaries of Vaslav Nijinsky
Based on the diaries of Vaslav Nijinsky
starring GODFREY JOHNSON
Directed by LARA BYE
Written by KAREN JEYNES
Originally produced by KBT Theatre Productions
13th - 25th February
Auto & General Theatre on the Square is proud to present the theatrical tour-de-force that is Godfrey Johnson in VASLAV. Harnessing the potential of three arts-in-one, Johnson ignites the spirit of Nijinsky in this celebration of the magnificent power of sheer performance.
Nominated for three Fleur du Cap Awards in 2015, VASLAV has been hailed by critics and audiences alike, with demand for this one-person play extending theatrical runs on more than one occasion. Award winning actor, singer and pianist, Godfrey Johnson delivers an astonishing performance, seamlessly piloting his audiences across the vast plains of a Europe at war with itself, as experienced by the one man to have ever caused a riot through dancing: the elusive icon of both the Imperial Russian ballet and the Western avant-garde, Vaslav Nijinsky.
Show times: Tuesdays – Saturday at 8.15 and also at 6pm on Saturdays
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!"
LUNCH HOUR CLASSICAL CONCERTS
The theatre is delighted to present and to produce , for the 10th 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 concert, programme, coffee and biscuits.
The only regular daytime music fixture in Gauteng
We reserve the right to alter or change the programmes without prior notice.
MARIMBA AND FLUTE DUO
starring MAGDA DE VRIES (marimba) and MALANE HOFMEYR-BURGER (flute)
MUSICAL CUISINE FOR MIDDAY
An organ, piano, harpsichord and marimba programme with a difference with TDRINDA WOODS and CHRISTO ERASMUS
Works from Bach and Mozart to modern compositions
The JUDELL ENSEMBLE CONCERT SERIES return with an oboe and piano duet,
with OLIVIER BARRIER on oboe and ANNALIEN BALL on piano
SHADES OF SUMMER IN SANDTON
with THE SUNSET SERENADE
MALANÉ HOFMEYR-BURGER (flute), IRENE TSONIFF (violin), IVO IVANOV (violin), VLADIMIR IVANOV (viola) and PETA ANN HOLDCROFT (cello)
THE WITS TRIO
with MALCOLM NAY (piano), ZANTA HOFMEYR (Violin) and MACIEJ LACNY (cello)
PIANO & VIOLIN DUO
with SONJA VAN ZYL (piano) and GEORGE NTULI (violin) from the KZN Philharmonic Orchestra
HARP AND PIANO RECITAL
SUSAN COCK (piano) and VENTURA ROSENTHAL (Harp)
works by Rossini, Debussy and Granados
BRAHMS: HIS MOST BEAUTIFUL WALTZES AND HUNGARIAN DANCES
Piano Duet with CARIN VAN GRAAN and CHANIEL PREIS
GOLDBERG CHAMBER PLAYERS
JAQUES FOURIE (Violin) MORKEL COMBRINK (Viola) WESS BEUKES (Cello)
CHRISTOPHER EVANS (Violin) and SONG CHOI (Violin)
Emerging Piano star SULAYMAN HUMAN (piano) from the Cape and JACQUELINE MARTENS from London (violin) are back!
ETIENNE MALAN (violin) is back from Wiesbaden, German for a special performance with pianist JACOB SWART (piano)
Corporate sponsorship of R12000 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 (Theatre Box Office) or 0861 915 8000 (Computicket) E-Mail: email@example.com
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 Saturday, at 8:15pm
Saturdays at 6pm and 8:15pm
Show Times for The Gruffalo are Monday to Saturday at 11am and 3pm
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