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Wednesday, September 13, 2017


(Fiona McIlroy – Footloose; Candice Wentzel – Shall We Dance; Declan McIlroy – Footloose & Jasmin Wyllie – Shall We Dance. Photo: Rogan Ward)

Fans of Footloose - the iconic 80’s movie with a great soundtrack, featuring a youthful Kevin Bacon as the tenacious and rebellious city teenager, Ren, and John Lithgow as the conservative Rev Shaw Moore, are in for a treat this week.

Footloose has two different incarnations currently on the boards in Durban: the 17th annual Young Performers Production is a reprise of the full-length musical, Footloose, directed by Daisy Spencer, featuring a cast of talented youthful performers performing to a live band at the Elizabeth Sneddon Theatre on campus.

Also the theme song, Footloose is being performed as a line-dancing number by Denim and Diamonds as part of the line-up in this year’s Shall We Dance currently on at the Playhouse. Both shows have received rave reviews and run until this Sunday. Booking for both is through Computicket.