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Monday, February 10, 2014


(Greg Baptie, Roland Stansell, Derek Pearce & Allan Quihampton with Selwyn Rautenbach & Clinton Green. Pic by Gavin Keith Forrester)

“If you thought Valentine would be a drag, do not miss this Valentine show” is the advice from The Family Players who present their next offering from at Rhumbelow Theatre this coming weekend.

The inimitable group of Allan Quihampton, Derek Pearce, Greg Baptie and Roland Stansell will be joined by Statik (Selwyn Rautenbach & Clinton Green)

“Stupid Cupid Quihampton is a comical lip-sync drag show that looks at the ups and downs of love. It is every “girl”s dream to have a hot date for Valentine and WOW did the girls find their date alright,” the group explains. “Our little Hiphop Valentine Is going to be a night you will not forget – with the hottest troupe in town.

“Why a Hiphop Valentine?” they explain. “Hiphop love is not for the weak and insecure. It celebrates desire, bliss and the high of new beginnings, the lows of rejection, betrayal and loss as well as the promise and joy of true commitment. Any Comedy Drag Queen who lets their flow turn to love must wrestle with maintaining their persona as an artist – we are usually hard, real, and explicit about what we see, feel and think.This is not for the die hard romantic who thinks all relationships come up smelling of roses.”

If you thought you knew all that you needed to know about life, love, valentine, marriage and relationships, just wait for Ruby Wacked, Alexa, Burley Chassis and Cut Glass Cathy to show you their side of life, love, valentine, marriage and relationship as they tussle their love with the STATIK boys.

Stupid Cupid will have performances on Friday and Saturday (February 14 and 15) at 20h00 with two shows on Sunday (February 16) at 14h00 and 18h30. The venue opens 90 minutes before show for picnic dinner.

Tickets R120 (R100 pensioners and tables of eight or more). 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