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Tuesday, August 8, 2017


Kiri Pink Nob presents: “J.BOBS LIVE – A Game Show Double Bill”, as it premiers in Durban, at the KZNSA Gallery on August 12 at 15h00 and 19h00. Created and hosted by venerated writer, director and performer, Jefferson Tshabalala, the two game shows to be presented are Location | Lekeyshini | Lokasie and Off The Record.

Here, the overt flamboyance of the township, meets the subdued vileness of suburbia, and the blend is as beautiful as it is intriguing. A romantic mingle of palates that are very seldom paired emerges. The taste makes for quite the evening of riotous entertainment.

One is the quintessential township jousting tournament, a battle of urban suave and kasi finesse (LLL). The other locates its crux in the holds of reserved suburbia being unleashed, a battle of quant decorum and sharp wits (OTR). Combined, these two shows give to the audience a fuller experiential scope of the larger South African narrative.

Every night is one of loud chants, deafening screams, points scored, bonuses earned, victories felt, losses, winners, losers, prizes, fines, penalties, the whole game-show shebang. Audiences will not be cheated of all the drama, the hilarity and the sheer entertainment value of it all. It is interactive improvised theatre like you have never witnessed it before. The biggest player of every night is the crowd in attendance.

This is not the ‘seat back and relax’ kind of performance, not in the least. Here, audiences are part and parcel of the entire experience. For those keen on a different kind of South African Theatre experience, look no further than this double-bill.

Tickets for the 12h30 Saturday show are sold out - don't miss out on the rest! Tickets R50pp (pre-booked) and R70pp (at the door).All are welcome.

The KZNSA Gallery is situated at 166 Bulwer Road, Glenwood, in Durban. More information on 031 277 1705, fax 031 201 8051 or cell 082 220 0368 or visit