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Tuesday, August 8, 2017


(Rowan Bartlett, Darren King & Bryan Hiles)

Tie A Knot In It (Vegas Baby!) is a fun original three-hander comedy-cabaret set in one of the lesser known venues in Las Vegas.

Taking place from August 19 to 20 at Rhumbelow Theatre at Tina’s Hotel in Kloof, it stars Rowan Bartlett (star of stage and screen), Darren King (star of his own bathroom) and Bryan Hiles ( three of Durban’s most accomplished musical theatre performers. They unite in a chaotic and exuberant romp through the casinos and wedding chapels of Las Vegas and the stars who have made them famous.

Hop in your gas-guzzling Mustang and cruise along Route 66 to the Flamingo Lounge for sweet talk, slick moves and smooth vocals. You can expect a cocktail of one-part Dean Martin, two-parts Sinatra, a dash of Robbie Williams and a twist of Cher … served over crushed Celine Dion, shaken, not stirred.

And remember... “What happens in Vegas, stays in Vegas!” The production may include nudity (but only if you’re lucky....)

The ever-iconic Vegas is known for three things: fabulous over-the-top casinos; extraordinary live shows ... and kitsch quick-fix weddings Рall in the middle of an inaccessible, barren, sleepy desert. Tie a Knot in It (Vegas Baby!) is a pastiche of anecdotes, humour, risqu̩ banter ... and some brilliant era-defining songs.

King, Bartlett and Hiles have performed together for more than a decade in Think Theatre’s Othello and Hamlet (written by William Shakespeare); and have also performed in KickstArt’s Wizard of Oz together. All three are multi-award-winning performers who have been in the city’s most acclaimed productions over the past two decades. This is the first time they are working together in a musical cabaret production.

Tie A Knot In It (Vegas Baby!) is conceived, written and directed by the cast. Performances take place on August 19 at 20h00 and August 20 at 14h00 and 18h30. (Venue opens 90 minutes before show for drinks)

Tables seat 6 at Tina’s. Tickets R150 (R130 pensioners & FHSSC members). Book at Computicket or contact Roland on 082 499 8636 or e-mail: or visit  (discounts for large group bookings of 20 or more). Secure parking is available. There is a cash bar - no alcohol or food may be brought on to the premises.

Tina’s Hotel is situated at 14 Beryldene Rd, Kloof. Booking is essential for Tina’s Restaurant as seating is limited – 031 764 7843.