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Wednesday, September 18, 2019


(Photography by Udhayakumar Balakrishnan, Rightangle Media Production)

She’s back! Durban theatre luminary Melanie Kisten returns to Sibaya with Big Amma’s House - a fresh new dance comedy that turns the spotlight on family dynamics – and the pitfalls of greed.

In Big Amma’s House, a seemingly perfect family is pushed to the limits by gossip and materialism. The result is sheer comical chaos. Starring Melanie Kisten, with Lyle D Chellan, Thiru Reddy, Krishna Subrayen, Mayeshni Parsuram, Narusha Chetty, Kubeshan Naidoo, Bhavanie Kisten and Elaine Govender, this whacky new family adventure features vibrant dance sequences by the students of MKDA (Melanie Kisten Dance Academy).

Kisten has established herself as a powerhouse producer with the recent hit shows, The Bread, the Porridge and the Mix Masala and Who the Boss. This latest production is set to further cement her popularity at the box office.  As a respected dance teacher, inspiring countless students and their families, Kisten has amassed a merry fan base that grows with each production. So if fun is your flavour, you’re in for a treat at Big Amma’s House.

Big Amma’s House runs at Sibaya Casino’s iZulu Theatre from October 4 to 6 with performances on October 4 at 19h30, October 5 at 17h00; and October 6 at 14h00 With just three performances, early booking is strongly advised to avoid disappointment.

Tickets R130 at Computicket. Call 0861 915 8000 or book online at