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Tuesday, July 28, 2015


(Karen Campbell-Gillies & Belinda Dolphin)

Rhumbelow Theatre DBN presents Belinda Dolphin and Karen Campbell-Gillies in A Song For You: A Carpenters Revival. It offers a nostalgic look at the beautiful music of the Carpenters - music from a time when we could hum to "every shalalala" and "whoa", and the lyrics reflected romance, heartbreak and love.

Dolphin and Campbell-Gillies perform in a toe-tapping, heart-warming evening of favourites by the extremely talented Carpenters duo, whose music career spanned from 1969 through to Karen Carpenter's tragic death in 1983. Their music forever changed the face of recorded music by featuring complex and skilful use of melody and harmony, carried by heart-rending and poignant lyrics.

Both performers are very familiar to Durban audiences: Belinda is renowned for her beautiful singing voice, and appearances at numerous venues around Durban including Kloof and Highway SPCA, The Stables Lifestyle market, The Dutch Club and Golden Hours. She has also performed in many shows on the Rhumbelow stage.

Karen has appeared in numerous adult pantomimes, one woman shows and various cabarets staged at the Rhumbelow, as well as at the Hilton Arts Festival, with Anthony Stonier.

Songs featured in the show will include Classic Carpenters’ numbers such as Top of the World, Close to You, Mr Postman, A Song for You, Rainy Days and Mondays, Sing, and many more!

Performances take place on July 31 and August 1 at 20h00 with shows on August 2 at 14h00 and 18h30. Venue opens 90 minutes before show for picnic dinner. Tickets R120 (R100 pensioners). Bring food picnic baskets. Braais will be available for those who wish to cook some meat. A cash bar is available (no alcohol may not be brought on to the premises)

Limited secure parking available. Booking is essential through Computicket or phone/e-mail Roland on 082 499 8636 or For more information visit