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Monday, February 3, 2014


(Arno Wagenaar & Chanel Meager)

Just Yours is a romantic drama/comedy written and directed by Sandy Bigara (The Game, Animal Tails I & II, Beswitched, Songs of Love, Rapunzel) which comes to the Catalina Theatre, opening on February 6.

Just Yours is set in Durban, February of 1943 in the exact spot where the audience is sitting 71 years later, in 2014,

Featuring Chanel Julie-Anne Meager, Arno Wagenaar, Christiaan du Plessis and Sandy Bigara, the show is filled with the haunting love songs of the 40s - Bei Mir Bist Du Shein, Auf Wiedersehen, If I Loved You and Just Yours. Some of the songs will be performed live by Bigara. Bound within a beautiful setting, stylish clothes from the era and live piano, this historically-based love story is set on the brink of a life-changing event.

The story deals with an innocent young lady, Ada May Green (Meager), who arrives in Durban in 1943. WWII is raging. She tries to find her place in the big city, looking for work while staying with her godmother, the fiery Florence (Bigara). Florence is the assistant and lounge singer at the Marine Hotel Lounge.

Ada meets a handsome stranger, Daniel Barnes (Wagenaar) and the sparks fly ... they can`t stand each other! His mischievous friend Barney Bekker (du Plessis) doesn’t help! Despite bad first impressions, their love grows until it is too powerful to deny and a war-weary Florence tears them apart with lies and deceit. Will their love endure? All before Danny is deployed to the 262 Squadron RAF in St Lucia, to fly surveillance missions in the PBY5 Catalina airplanes?

The show promises a good pace, with funny and heart-warming moments throughout. Audiences will be taken back in time for a “flight of fantasy” set in familiar surroundings.

Just Yours runs from February 6 to 22 from Thursdays to Saturdays at 19h00 with an extra matinee on February 22 at 14h00. Tickets R100 for the show only.

There is an optional extra of a show and dinner package at R160. The meal takes place at John Dory's and will be available pre-show on Thursdays, and before and after the shows on Friday and Saturday. John Dory's is in the Wilson’s Wharf complex, (Entrance #2) off the Victoria Embankment.

Bookings through Computicket - - or call Sinazo at Catalina Theatre on 031 837 5999.