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Tuesday, October 31, 2017


(Cat Simoni)

London's five-star girl, Cat Simoni, takes her audience on a musical whistle-stop tour around the world to meet her favourite 20th century divas, singing their hit songs in eight different languages. The production, Meet Divas Around the World with Cat Simoni, takes place at Tina’s Hotel in Kloof from November 3 to 5.

Walk on a beach called Ipanema and meet a gorgeous bikini-girl called Astrid Gilberto singing to a samba rhythm, find yourself in a club in Athens dancing to Melina Mercouri's latest hit, linger on the streets of Paris where a 'little sparrow' they call 'Piaf' is singing her heart out for the man she loved and lost, touch down in Sixties London where the In-crowd are swinging Downtown to the hot sounds of Pet Clark, catch the silky jazzy notes of an orphan girl called Ella Jane Fitzgerald on a street-corner in Harlem, the sublime voice of a girl called Barbra in Brooklyn and feel the heat in Hollywood when Italian sensation Sofia Loren starts swaying with her Mambo Italiano....

In Berlin, the Cold War is on, but a bespectacled Nana Mouskouri is raising temperatures with her hit song, Weisse Rosen and down in Mexico City a young woman, never kissed before, is singing a song she calls Besame Mucho to a sultry rumba beat...

There are thrilling surprises waiting in every new city when the audience board a brand new 707 to meet Cat Simoni's delightful and deliciously retro Divas Around the World!

The show was first performed by Simoni on the MSC Sinfonia, between Mauritius and Reunion, and the songs are in English, Portuguese, Spanish, Italian, French, German and Greek.

Divas Around the World! is devised and directed by Paul Spence. Performances take place on November 3 and 4 at 20h00 and on November 5 at 14h00.

(Venue opens 90 minutes before show for drinks)

Tickets R150 (R130 pensioners) and tables seat 6. (No alcohol or food may be brought on to the premises). Tickets are cash or EFT only. Secure parking is available. Booking is through Computicket or contact Roland (also for large group booking discounts of 20 or more) on 082 499 8636 or email: or visit

Tina’s Hotel is situated at 4 Beryldene Road in Kloof.

(Should you wish to dine before the show at Tina’s, it is recommended that you arrive no later than 90 min before show-time for the restaurant. An a-la-carte menu is available and the Sunday buffet is R135 per head (R110 pensioners). Booking is essential as seating is limited. Payment for restaurant is cash, credit card or zapper. Contact 031 764 7843 or visit Please indicate that you are a theatre booking when making your reservation.)