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Monday, March 10, 2014


It’s time to experience a time warp of school reunion party celebrations, when The Barnyard Theatre at Gateway presents Best Days Of Our Lives from March 11 to April 20. School’s out and your headmistress will guide you through five decades’ school reunions (Classes of ’69, ’79, ’89, ’99 and ’09), celebrating the music and songs from the best days of our lives.

The Class of ’69 are the flower children from a generation that defined pop culture with songs such as Time of the Season and California Dreaming. The Class of ’69 broke all the rules and were definitely not just Another Brick in the Wall. They wore those crazy platform shoes when mirror balls and disco music took the world by storm, creating a never-ending party to the sounds of Freak Out, Play That Funky Music, Stayin’ Alive, My Sharonna, Barracuda and let’s not forget to stay at the YMCA. The class of ’79 are music lovers who loved life and a party.

The Class of ’89 remember the good times when we partied to songs like Walk Like An Egyptian, Girls Just Want To Have Fun and Just Can’t Get Enough. They were fun, daring and loved their music, especially when it came to those heart-rendering ballads such as I Can’t Fight This Feeling, I Want To Know What Love Is and Waiting For A Girl Like You.

The Class of ’99 partied at the turn of the century – when we celebrated the winning of the Rugby World Cup in 1995 and danced non-stop to our own South African music artists such as Brenda Fassie, Johnny Clegg and Mandoza. The Class of ’99 was innovative and always ready for a party, yet there were those poignant moments like Wind Beneath My Wings, A Moment Like This and One Moment In Time.

Tickets R145 pp Wednesday to Saturday (R110 pp Tuesday night and R100 pp for Sunday matinee. Bookings and enquiries through The Barnyard Theatre on 031 566 3045 or visit For further information e-mail or visit