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Sunday, August 16, 2009


(Pic: Andrew Webster)

Andrew Webster returns to Durban for selected collection of rock classics in new Stuart Mey production.

In the hearts of most people are the songs they hold dear. These melodies call to mind a first date, a first kiss, and loads of other memories. Some of these songs live on through many decades. It’s not uncommon to find that some songs cut through more than one generation.

Certain tunes that were popular in the 1970’s and 1980’s can still be heard in clubs today. Chart toppers like Queen’s We will rock you, Led Zeppelin’s Whole Lotta Love and Deep Purple’s Smoke on the Water seem to be timeless. Bands such as U2 and The Rolling Stones still draw huge crowds at their live gigs.

Legends of Rock due to open shortly at the iZulu Theatre at Sibaya Casino and Entertainment Kingdom is presented by Glamorous Productions, produced and directed by well-known theatre personality Stuart Mey and partnered by the Daily News. The show presents a carefully selected collection of rock classics. Each one of these songs has been a huge hit in its own right.

Performed by the Stuart Mey Project it features musical direction by Bruce Boome (who also plays lead guitar) with Warren Morck on keyboards, Jeff Bloch on bass and Devon Hore on drums. Together with vocalists Andrew Webster and Kerry Lee McKibbin, the combination promises to be lethal! The producers have taken great care to accurately reproduce the original sound of each rock anthem. Costumes are styled by Warren Morck using garments from Zip Code and Kevin Ellis, and hair styled by Shellie Michael Hair Salon.

Now back in Durban and promising to stay, Andrew Webster will be remembered for his lead roles in Buddy, Rocky Horror and a host of TV commercials. Kerry Lee McKibbin recently impressed Durban audiences in Let’s Get This Party Started and Abba – The Legend Continues.

Legends of Rock is on for a short season at The iZulu Theatre at Sibaya Casino from August 21 to 30 with shows from Wednesday to Saturday at 20h30 (Sundays at 18h30). Tickets R100 and bookings can be made at Computicket on 0839158000 or