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Monday, November 25, 2019


(Miriam Erasmus)

At the Rhumbelow Theatre Durban, our best friend Suzy is travelling around the world in the latest puppet pantomime to see what children in other countries celebrate.

Globe Trotting Suzy is a fun puppet pantomime with Aunty Mim Erasmus. Suzy is celebrating Christmas in Durban, South Africa, and she asks Daddy if all the children in the world are celebrating Christmas.

Daddy explains that different cultures have different days to celebrate, and, to make it easier, calls his friends at NASA to send Suzy a spaceship so she can whizz around the world to find out.

In North America she learns about Totem Poles and Wigwams from Blue Cloud. In South America, she joins in with Rozanna at the Mardi Gras. Off to China and Su-Li tells her about their New Year with its weaving Dragon. Not forgetting Sheila in Australia with the kangaroos, and cousin Maggie in Scotland singing Auld Lang Syne.

All together, the show visits nine different countries to learn about their cultures, make new friends, and exchange gifts. Suzy decides that everyone in the world is her friend, and you can join in with her special song:

“Look at you, and look at me.
We’re as different as can be.
But, we both have loving hearts,
And now we’re friends.”

“We may even meet a very special Gentleman in the North!!!” says Aunty Mim.

Fun songs, as always, and plenty to be entertained by from “Auntie Mim” and John Erasmus. Shows run from December 9 to 21 at 11h00 from Mondays to Saturdays (no show on December 16)

The perfect holiday delight for children of all ages, 4 to 400!! Show running time is just under an hour and there will be some fun colouring in afterwards for the kids and a colouring in competition. Snacks and juices will be on sale.

Tickets R75. Bookings at Computicket or contact Roland on 082 499 8636, e-mail: or visit

Rhumbelow Durban is situated at 42 Cunningham Road off Bartle Road in Umbilo.