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Sunday, March 11, 2018


Rhumbelow Theatre at Tina’s Hotel will present Leonard Cohen – A Tribute, written by Perran Hahndiek and performed by Dave Starke

 Cohen – A Tribute is an exploration of the life and works of the late Leonard Cohen. It features his music and poetry interspersed with anecdotes from his life and other literary writings. You can expect early hits such as Suzanne and So long Maryanne, the haunting Famous Blue Raincoat and Who By Fire?

There will also be lighter works such as Tower of Song as well as pieces from his final album You Want It Darker? which was released just before his death. The text for the show was researched and written by Perran Hahndiek and is performed by Dave Starke.

Perran Hahndiek is a writer and poet based in Cape Town. He studied political science at UCT and is a procedural advisor to the National Assembly in the South African Parliament.

Dave Starke is a singer and guitarist based KZN. He has performed in a number of festivals and shows throughout South Africa and abroad over the last 20 years. In 2016, he appeared on the first season of The Voice – South Africa. In addition to performing, Dave also composes music for film and television as well as running a non-profit performing arts school for underprivileged youth in southern Zululand.

The show had its debut at The Rosebank Theatre in Cape Town where it was sold out for the duration of its run.

Rhumbelow Tina’s programme is as follows:
March 16 (Friday) and March 17 (Saturday) at 20h00
March 18 (Sunday) 14h00

 (Venue opens 90 minutes before show for drinks)

(For Restaurant reservations please contact 031 764 7843)

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.)