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Monday, January 22, 2024



(Aaron McIlroy & Lisa Bobbert. Pic by Val Adamson)

Back by popular demand, the inimitable Lisa Bobbert and Aaron McIlroy will be bringing their latest two hander musical comedy show, Mr & Mrs Normal to the Rhumbelow in Durban this weekend, after a fabulous festive season at Northlands Bowling Club.

The show runs from January 26 to 28, 2024.

Mr and Mrs Normal! Is there such a thing? Join Aaron and Lisa to find out!

Lisa Bobbert says: “What is normal for one person is not necessarily normal for another person. The age-old notion of typical nuclear family, with stereotypical roles and ways of doing things, doesn’t really exist in the same way it used to. There was normal, then new normal, followed by newest normal …. Which became exhausting, so now let’s just go back to being normal again! In fact – don’t panic, act normal!”

Lisa and Aaron have chosen some fabulous show tunes, familiar clap-alongs, top hits, and timeless ballads in their musical comedy cabaret, which is directed and choreographed by the multi-talented Daisy Spencer. This season follows other successes: Bloopers, Family Therapy, Go Big and Bulletproof – which won an Ovation Award at this year’s National Arts Festival in Makhanda / Grahamstown. And of course, their most recent season with the Durban City Orchestra, Comedy Classics.

“This all-you-can-eat comedy buffet is a zany musical smorgasbord to cater for all theatrical tastes.  Featuring brand-new characters and a few old favourites and show stopping music.  Mr & Mrs Normal is the perfect comedic cleanse to start your new year with a Bang!” says The Rhumbelow’s Roland Stansell.


Show times:

Friday January 26:  Show starts 19h30

Saturday January 27: Show starts 14h00 and 19h30

Sunday January 28:  Show starts 14h00


(Venue opens 90 minutes before show for snacks/drinks)

Tickets R200. Booking is essential on email: or Computicket

Bring food picnic baskets. A full bar is available (no alcohol may be brought on to the premises)

Limited secure parking available

For more information contact Roland Stansell on 0824998636

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



To see Romi Schumann’s review of the show when it was performed at Northlands Bowling Club, visit