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Wednesday, September 12, 2018


(Rowan Bartlett, Darren King & Bryan Hiles)

Swoon and croon in Vegas with Get Knotted which pays tribute to the many artists who have performed in Vegas, from Bassey’s torch songs to the iconic harmonies of Simon and Garfunkel.

Presented at the upgraded Rhumbelow Theatre, the show runs from September 21 to 23 and again from September 28 to 30, 2018. It features the multi-award -winning performers Rowan Bartlett (still in his 30s …just), Bryan Hiles (slightly over the hill), and Darren King (on loan from the National Trust). Get Knotted is the next exciting episode in their forays down sordid alleyways and into neon-lit harems that form the backbone of Las Vegas.

After tying a knot in it, then tying another knot in it, they have now got themselves completely tangled in a web of pointless trivia and memorable melodies to move, soothe and delight.

Paying tribute to more of the many artists who have performed in Vegas, the trio brings a veritable A to Z of all the swooners and crooners who have graced and disgraced the stages of Sin City.

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 the three performers are working in a musical cabaret production together.

Shows take place from Friday to Sunday from September 21 to 30 with Friday and Saturday performances at 20h00 and Sunday shows starting at 14h00. The venue opens 90 minutes before show for picnic dinner.

Tickets R150 (R130 pensioners and tables of eight or more).

Take along food picnic baskets. Braais will be available. There is limited secure parking and booking is essential. A cash bar is available (no alcohol may be brought on to the premises). Rhumbelow Durban is situated at 42 Cunningham Road off Bartle Road in Umbilo.

Booking is through Computicket or contact Roland on 082 499 8636, email (also for group booking discounts of 20 or more) or visit

“Get Knotted” has performances at the Hilton Arts Festival on September 15 at 16h00 and September 16 at 14h30.