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Monday, August 19, 2019


(Left: Cat Simoni)

Westville-raised international artist Cat Simoni returns to Rhumbelow Theatre Durban with a new cabaret show inspired by her recent tour to Europe's jazz festivals and clubs;

Titled Wine, Woman & Song!, it is her personal salute to her favourite wine-drenched composers and artists.

From a tipsy Johann Strauss' title song spiced with Simoni’s own teasing lyrics, Marianne Faithfull's timeless Ballad of Lucy Jordan and Janis Joplin's classic Mercedes Benz, she takes her audience on a full-throttle cabaret ride in vino veritas to the beat of an intoxicating array of hits from The Rolling Stones, Rod Stewart, Chrissie Hynde, Chris de Burgh, Cher, Piaf, Melina Mercouri, Shania Twain, Queen, The Pogues, Jaques Brel, Billy Joel, Joan Jett, Etta James, Adele and Amy Winehouse.

Wine, Woman & Song! is devised and directed by Paul Spence

Shows take place on August 30 and 31 at 20h00 and on September 1 at 14h00. The venue opens 90 minutes before show for picnic dinner.

Tickets R150 (R130 pensioners, students with a valid student card and tables of eight or more, R75 under 13s).

Take along food picnic baskets. Braais will be available and food is available to purchase at the venue. 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