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Tuesday, September 24, 2013


Godfrey Johnson will perform his The Shadow of Brel at The Hexagon Dive Theatre at UKZN in Pietermaritzburg on September 27 and 28.

The Shadow of Brel is Johnson’s homage to the music of legend Jacques Brel who took his audiences on a journey of pain and joy. His genius was capturing the fullness of life, whether tender or savage, through his evocative sound and lyrics.

The show features classics such as Carousel, and If We Only Have Love, all performed with Johnson’s captivating arrangements and signature vocal style. The Shadow of Brel has been described as “goosebumps within two bars” ( and “without pretence … without fault … a gem” (Argus).

Performances take place at The Hexagon Dive Theatre, UKZN Pietermaritzburg, on September 27 and 28 at 19h00 for 19h30 (doors open at 18h50). These are picnic evenings so patrons are invited to take their own food. No drinks, however, but there is a cash bar. Tickets R90pp and tables seat 10.

Bookings or on 033 260 5537 or visit