COMEDY

Nearly Done… Don’t get me started...

23 Mar 2012 to 24 Mar 2012 Theatre, Comedy
Controversial rising television star, Trevor Gumbi thunders onto stage in his first one-man show ever. Trevor gained a large following in a relatively short time with his outrageous Tweets, his numerous advertising campaigns and of course the thing that caused all the trouble in the first place… his mouth…Lyric Theatre, Gold Reef City, Johannesburg

Parkers Comedy and Jive

19 Jun 2010 to 30 Apr 2014 Night Life, Theatre, Comedy
Brainchild of SA comedy stalwart Joe Parker, Parker’s Comedy & Jive is the realisation of a long-term dream to provide a regular home for stand-up comedy and develop the art as a regular attraction in the vein of theatre and movies. On the Bill : Joe Parker, Alain D Woolf, Tshepo Mogale, Darren Maule, Alyn Adams, Mark Banks, Melt Sieberhagen, Krijay Govender, Martin Davis, Chris Forrest and David Kibuuka – an unbeatable comedic combination! Montecasino Johannesburg

PIETER-DIRK UYS

01 Nov 2010 to 31 Dec 2012 Showbizz, Theatre, Comedy
Performances at Evita se Perron every weekend. Season includes Desperate First Ladies, Icons and Aikonas, Koeksister for Zuma, Tannie Evita Praat Kaktus.

TANNIE EVITA PRAAT KAKTUS - Very funny revisionist look at history of white South Africa, from arrival in 1652 of Cactus of Separate Development on the Drommedaris, through Great Trek and Battle of Blood River, and eventually 1948 Election and arrival of National Party.

DESPERATE FIRST LADIES - First Ladies in question aren't just many wives of President Jacob Zuma, but also iconic women who have been part of Uys’s chorus-line since 1976, ranging from famous to familiar, farcical to fantastic.

ICONS & AIKONAS - Who’s in; who’s out! From Verwoerd to Mandela, from A to Z of our politics: Apartheid to Zuma, PDU presents his icons of today and remembers the aikonas of the past to celebrate the future. Show is constantly updated as today’s icon often becomes tomorrow’s aikona!

SHIRLEY VALENTYN

31 Jan 2012 to 18 Feb 2012 Theatre, Comedy
Sy's terug! Met meer as 400 vertonings landwyd, kom Shirley op publieke aandrang terug na die Kaap, waar sy hoort. Nadat Afrikaanse weergawe by 2008 ABSA KKNK geopen het, het Shirley tot einde 2010 hele land platgetoer. vanaf haar huis in Bellville tot op Griekse eiland waar sy uiteindelik weer haarself vind. Wenner van die ABSA KKNK en Aardklop gewildsheidspryse sowel as Fleur du Cap-toekenning. Skrywer: Willy Russell. Vertaling en regie: Hennie van Greunen. Stelontwerp: Kosie Smit. Met Shaleen Surtie-Richards. Baxter Theatre, Cape Town

STAND UP COMEDY POETRY

24 Oct 2010 to 31 Dec 2011 Comedy
STAND UP COMEDY/POETRY AND OPEN MIC SESSION
New Venue. New Style. New Show. No matter the weather, the cover is up, the fire is burning, and the floor is just as comfy…. and the bar is stocking….. and the venue is just great. from haha to LOL .... wrap up the week with a little funny, and drink to a new week. Time: 6pm. 108 Kloof Str, Blooze Bar, Gardens, Cape Town.

THEATRESPORTS

18 Oct 2010 to 31 Aug 2014 Theatre, Comedy
Two teams of actors compete against one another in a series of improvised games judged by audience members resulting in hilarious, original, audience-friendly theatre. Absolutely everything is made up on the spot by professional actors. Before show starts, the MC finds audience members that wish to be judges and they are given brighly coloured score-cards to hold up to rate each scene once its played out. Actors then come onto stage and given team names by the audience. South Africas longest running best known improvisation theatre show. Every Tues 20h30. Kalk Bay Theatre. Cape Town.