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EASILY THE STANDOUT MUSICAL OF THE DECADE – Sunday Times
Venue – Artscape Theater
Dates – 11 Dec 2018 to 13 Jan 2019
The South African production will run from 17 October at the TEATRO at Montecasino and from 11 December at ARTSCAPE Opera House.
Matilda The Musical is the multi-award winning musical from the Royal Shakespeare Company, inspired by the beloved book by the incomparable Roald Dahl.
With book by Dennis Kelly and original songs by Tim Minchin, Matilda The Musical is the story of an extraordinary little girl who, armed with a vivid imagination and a sharp mind, dares to take a stand and change her own destiny.
Winner of over 85 international awards, including 16 for Best Musical, Matilda The Musical is now in its seventh year in London where it continues to delight audiences of all ages.
The cast for our South African production will be announced shortly.
Venue – Artscape Theatre
Dates – 15 March 2019 to 14 April 2019
“Murder, greed, corruption, exploitation, adultery and treachery…all those things we hold near and dear to our hearts…” so begins the international multi-award-winning musical, CHICAGO.
Based on real life events back in the roaring 1920s, jazz slayer Roxie Hart shoots her lover and along with Cell Block rival, double-murderess Velma Kelly, they fight to keep from death row with the help of smooth talking lawyer, Billy Flynn.
Created by the musical theatre talents of John Kander, Fred Ebb and legendary choreographer Bob Fosse, CHICAGO`s sexy, sassy score includes “All That Jazz” and “Razzle Dazzle”. With 6 Tony, 2 Olivier, 1 Grammy, 2 Bafta and 6 Academy Awards, CHICAGO truly is “The sharpest, slickest show on the block” The Times
Book now! It would be a crime to miss it.
Venue: FnB Stadium Cape Town
Date: 27 March – 28 March 2019
40 MILLION WORLDWIDE ALBUM SALES!
Ed Sheeran is delighted to announce his first-ever tour in South Africa which will take place throughout March 2019!
Ed continues his rise as one of the world`s most successful and talented musical talents. Selling-out stadiums across the globe, Ed recently finished his native UK run including four sold-out nights at London`s Wembley Stadium – the troubadour sold over 1.1 million tickets in the UK alone, marking one of the biggest tours the UK has ever seen!
Earlier this year, Sheeran was announced as the IFPI`s best-selling global recording artist of 2017 after the release of his record-breaking, third studio album (pronounced “divide”) last March – the LP has now sold over 15 million copies across the globe! spawned Ed`s monster hit singles “Shape of You” – the 3rd biggest-selling single of all time in the UK and most-streamed track of Spotify, ever – “Castle on the Hill”, “Galway Girl” and “Perfect”.
A songwriter of a generation, Ed was awarded a MBE for his services to music and charity at the end of 2017 and last month, Ed took home two prestigious Ivor Novello Awards for “Songwriter of the Year” and “Most Performed Work” for his monster hit “Shape of You”. To date, Ed has won 5 x BRIT Awards, 4 x Ivor Novello`s, 4 x Grammy`s, 6 x Billboard Music Awards and many more.
Next year`s tour will see Ed Sheeran perform at Johannesburg1 s iconic FNB Stadium on 23 March and Cape Town Stadium on 27 March
BIG 5 COMDEY SHOW
Venue: CTICC Cape Town
Date: 29 & 30 March 2019
International Jazz Festival
Event Type: Music, Jazz
Africa`s Grandest Gathering celebrates its 20th Anniversary with over 40 Local and International artists over 2 days. This award-winning event boasts 5 stages and hosts more than 32 000 people over 2 days. Follow CapeTownJazzFest and #CTIJF2019 #20thCelebration on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. Visit http://www.capetownjazzfest.com for more information.