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Thursday, October 30, 2008


Standby to experience the wow factor of live theatre in large doses this Festive Season!

Standby to experience the wow factor of live theatre in large doses this Festive Season, when The Playhouse Company presents its latest big-stage production, Unforgettable, in the Playhouse Opera from November 20 to December 19.

A powerhouse creative team, including big-league theatre practitioners Mark Hawkins (director), Dicky Longhurst (sets and costumes) and Desiré Davids (choreography), have pulled out the stops to delight Durban audiences with this spectacular new showcase of song and dance.

The show features a dazzling line-up of South Africa’s finest singers and dancers, headed by hot-property artists of the calibre of Gina Schmukler (Chess), Renee Kruger (High 5), Durban’s own Pume Zondi, and the legendary Sam Marais.

Musical show-stoppers featured include: Unforgettable, Can’t Help Falling in Love, Maybe This Time, Ordinary People, Sooner or Later, Love The One You’re With, Roxanne, Crazy Little Thing Called Love, Winter Light, Silent Night, Hit Me With A Hot Note, Diamonds Are Forever, Heatwave, Special Star, Weekend Special, Doo Bee Doo, Weeping, I Gotcha, Stand By Your Man, Kiss, Sisters Are Doing It for Themselves, Simply Irresistible, It’s Raining Men, Sweet Dreams, Hot Stuff, Moving On Up, Freeway of Love, It’s A Sin, We Are Family and Shout.

Performed to live backing by the KwaZulu-Natal Philharmonic Orchestra, Unforgettable brings together a wealth of all-time favourites from Broadway shows and popular standards that will stay with patrons long after the curtain comes down on this theatrical winner, a must-see this Festive Season.
Tickets for Unforgettable range from R80 to R100 (pre-bookings) and R100 to R120 (door sales). Early booking advised through Computicket on 083 915 8000, or call Playhouse Box Office on 031 369 9540 (office hours).