In Black and White with Jonathan Roxmouth: Jonathan Roxmouth’s sell out show returns for a short season. This show played to sell out houses in January 2010 and is not to missed. In the show Jonathan Roxmouth shares a personal semi-biographical take on showbiz life with the audience through songs, sketches and backstage stories that have held special significance for him. In Black and White is jam-packed with dazzling piano prowess, a vocal tour de farce in his “Phantom Of The Opera in 10 Minutes” and “Performer’s Pandemonium” as well as hysterical antics inspired by Tom Lehrer, Peter Sellers, Ronnie Barker and Rowan Atkinson. In all, an evening of no holds barred entertainment in it’s purest form from one of South Africa’s leading stage performers. Tickets for the shows cost R100. This event will be on at the Rhumbelow Theatre in Durban from the 23rd of September to the 26th of September 2010. For more information visit this link.
The Old Mutual National Choir Festival: This festival has been developing musical talent in South Africa for the past 30 years. It’s known as the country’s oldest, biggest and most prestigious choral music competition. It was founded by Professor Khabi Mngoma in 1978. The National Choir Festival encourages and promotes choral excellence while providing great enjoyment to participants and audiences alike. The festival aims to take the standard of choral music in Southern Africa to new levels as well as enriches people’s lives, both as individuals and choristers, through their interaction with one another and their involvement in the festival. Products of the festival have represented the country on the international stage in the form of choral groups and individuals. The National Choir Festival has the element of mass participation as it is a yearlong national project and rotates within all the nine provinces. The number of participating choirs in this competition has grown and continues to grow tremendously on a year-to-year basis. This event is held at the Durban City Hall on the 16th of October. Tickets to the event cost R35. For more information visit this link.