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Thursday, January 13, 2011


There’s going to be a new cabaret in town when Terence Bridgett appears at the Rhumbelow Theatre towards the end of January in All Soaped Up - Between Fact, Foam and Fiction…

Now you CAN have your koek and eat it. Or, at least, eat it while watching it. Or washing it. Coinciding with his long-awaited return to Isidingo, whilst on the big screen in Disgrace, and having recently wrapped up both Pinocchio – the Pantomime and the third season of Erfsondes, award-winning star of stage and screen, Terence Bridgett – SA’s original soap slut - slides off the small screen and onto the Rhumbelow stage.

Terence takes a frank, revealing, behind-the-scenes look at life as a ‘soap star’ and the thin, often blurred, always gilded line between fact, fantasy, foam, fluff, fame and fiction.

“The show is directed by acclaimed Cape Town born actor and director Kurt Wustmann – and tickling the ivories is renowned musical director Coenraad Rall, keeping an eye on the smorgasbord of songs exploring everything: from leaving limos to losing your lithium,” says the press material. “From mobs in Meyerton to media madness. And of course, lest we forget, a deep and meaningful reading from the Gospel according to Glamour… “

Awarded 8 stars out of 10 by Jozi’s The Citizen, the show was said to have a ‘wickedly funny script’ and Bridgett’s performance was reportedly ‘versatile, poignant and luminous’.
All Soaped Up - Between Fact, Foam and Fiction… has shows on January 28 and 29 at 20h00 and January 30 at 14h00 and 18h30. There will be repeat performances on February 4 and 5 at 20h00 and February 6 at 18h30. The venue opens 90 minutes before show for picnic dinner.

Tickets R100. Take along food picnic baskets and braais will be available. There is limited secure parking and booking is essential. A cash bar is available (no alcohol may be brought on to the premises). Rhumbelow Theatre is situated in Cunningham Avenue off Bartle Road.

Booking is through Computicket or contact Roland on 031 205 7602 (h) or 082 499 8636, email or visit