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Saturday, January 21, 2012


The Schlesinger Theatre at Michaelhouse is to present Noel & Gertie, In Love Again, a musical cabaret written by Paul Spence who performs alongside Cat Simoni

The scene is a cocktail bar in Jamaica, in the 1960’s. A rather bored Noel Coward, ‘Master’ of English comedy, is unexpectedly reunited with his former co-star; the incomparable, gorgeous Gertrude Lawrence. In the brief, deliciously funny encounter that follows, Noel and his blithe spirit and divine muse, the mischievous Gertie, relive their greatest stage successes, reminisce about their glory days – and sing the songs that made them the toast of the West End, Broadway – and the entire theatre world.

Unforgettable songs like A Room With A View, Mad About The Boy, I’ll See You Again, Some Day I’ll Find You, The Stately Homes of England, Don’t Let’s Be Beastly To The Germans, Mad Dogs and Englishmen, London Pride - and the wickedly funny ‘honeymoon scene’ from Noel’s smash hit, Private Lives.

With experience that stretches from London’s Ritz Hotel to the Royal Shakespeare Company at Stratford-upon-Avon, Cat Simoni and Paul Spence are delighted to bring you an enchanted evening, touched by the comedic genius of two of the world’s greatest theatrical talents.

Noel & Gertie, In Love Again has one performance on February 3 at 19h00. A complementary tea will be served at interval. Tickets R80 (R60 scholars and pensioners) booked through 033 234 1314 or email: Bookings: