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Saturday, June 2, 2018


(Lilly Slaptsilli)

Shenanigans - ‘one man, all woman' featuring Lilly Slaptsilli comes to Rhumbelow Theatre at Tina’s Hotel in Kloof.

Lilly Slaptsilli, one half of the legendary drag duo, Mince. also starring Kieran Legacy, was originally masterminded by David Kramer in 1995 for the DK Rd Theatre, then became the resident show at On Broadway for more than 17 years. It has become an institution, travelled extensively locally and abroad, and even morphed into an Afrikaans version (Fop Jou Hier, Dos Jou Daar) for the Klein Karoo National Arts Festival in 2011.

This season, female impersonator Lilly Slaptsilli extended her acting profile by staging a solo supper theatre cabaret entitled Shenanigans, serving up lashings of laughter, music and mischief tackling dozen or more favourite musical icons in a celebration of female vocalists from around the world. Her playlist reads like a Hollywood guest list.

Sassy Slaptsilli has the gift of comic timing as she pays lip synch service to a bevy of icons such as Carol Burnett, Whoopi Goldberg, Tina Turner and Pam Ann.

Another strong aspect of the production are the hilarious video skits played during costume changes. Expect a frisky mix of humour, dance, music and fashion – with an insider wink on socio-political pop culture. And Outback-Barbie types beware: she can spot a Foschini or Markhams wardrobe a mile away!

Shenanigans is a camp comedic romp for audiences of all sexualities. Lilly Slaptsilli promises a spectacular evening of wall-to-wall entertainment. Party till you poep, clap till you crap, laugh till you lactate. Sometimes crude, sometimes comical, sometimes crass – but always classy!

Performances take place from June 13 to 17 with shows from Wednesday to Saturday at 20h00 and on June 17 at 14h00. (Venue opens 90 minutes before show for drinks). No under 16’s for this show.

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.)