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IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST
Venue – MASQUE THEATRE
Dates – 31 MAY 2019 to 15 JUNE 2019
A Trivial Comedy for Serious People is a play by Oscar Wilde. First performed on 14 February 1895 at the St James`s Theatre in London, it is a farcical comedy in which the protagonists maintain fictitious person? to escape burdensome social obligations. Working within the social conventions of late Victorian London, the plays major themes are the triviality with which it treats institutions as serious as marriage, and the resulting satire of Victorian ways.
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.