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Tuesday, September 15, 2015


The Barnyard Theatre at Gateway is appealing its younger audiences when it stages a new production, All Directions, in September and October. The shows will take place as matinees on September 12, 19, 24 and 26, as well as October 3 and 10 – the latter making a great school holiday entertainment option.

After the huge success of Kidz Rock at the venue in 2013 and 2014, as well as Bieber & Buddies in 2014, The Barnyard Theatres decided to go in All Directions with a new tribute to the music of One Direction and friends.

All Directions is primarily a tribute to the music of the British pop boy band, One Direction, but also on the bill are artists who share the airwaves, charts and award nominations with the group. Music of other artists featured include Pharrel Williams, Robin Thicke, Miley Cyrus, Rihanna, Avicci, Taylor Swift and many more.

One Direction rose to fame in 2010 by finishing third in the British televised singing competition the X Factor. Propelled to international success, One Direction has taken the world by storm with number one albums and singles throughout the world.

All Directions features a 12-piece cast with Barnyard musicians, singers (including some young men specially auditioned locally for the parts) and dancers that pay tribute to the One Direction songs One Thing, Live While We’re Young, Best Song Ever, Story Of My Life and Steal My Girl, among others. Also featured in the show are songs from other stars as performed by One Direction on the X Factor competition, such as Only Girl by Rihanna, So What by Pink, and Kids In America by Kim Wilde.

The theatre opens at 12h00 and the show starts at 13h30 for these Saturday matinee shows. This production consists of two 45 minute sets and a 20 minute interval.

Tickets R90 pp. Bookings and enquiries through The Barnyard Theatre on 031 566 3045, e-mail

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