Presented by Rhumbelow Theatre in Umkomaas and, Anthony Stonier takes a “down memory-lane” meander through the marvellous melodies of one of the most famous composers of all time, Richard Rodgers, in his show, The Sound Of His Music.
Most theatre-lovers are familiar with the Rodgers and Hammerstein musicals - Oklahoma!, South Pacific, The King and I and, of course, The Sound of Music. Less well-known was an earlier collaboration with another lyricist, Lorenz Hart. Audiences will, however, recognise some of the jazz standards such as Where or When, My Funny Valentine, This Can’t be Love and Bewitched, Bothered and Bewildered!
The playlist includes Oh, What a Beautiful Morning!, Some Enchanted Evening, Surrey with a Fringe on Top, Hello Young Lovers, Edelweiss, Happy Talk and You'll Never Walk Alone to name but a few! These evergreen songs are interspersed with anecdotes and amusing stories relating to the shows they came from.
Anthony Stonier is one of KZN's most popular singer/actors and has won Best Male Vocalist at the Durban Theatre Awards three times. This show sold out at The Hilton Arts Festival in September 2014.
There will be one performance of The Sound Of His Music at the Aliwal Theatre at the Umkomaas Primary School on September 3 at 20h00. BYO. Tickets R120 booked through Barbara on 039 973 1105 (office hours) or 083 778 1469.
Two performances will be held at Rhumbelow Theatre in Umbilo in Durban. These will take place on September 4 at 14h00 and 18h30. Tickets R140 (R120 pensioners & block bookings or 8 or more). Bring food picnic baskets (braais will be available for those who wish to cook some meat). Bar available (no alcohol may be brought on to the premises). There is limited secure parking. Booking is essential through Computicket or Roland on 082 499 8636 or email firstname.lastname@example.org or events.durbantheatre.com