aKing - The Red Blooded Years

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aKing - The Red Blooded Years

The top 5 Cape Town theatre attractions for the next week…

5. Le Femme
The ladies of ‘Le Femme’ will have you dancing in your seats from the very first song as they celebrate the power of a woman. They are out to impress with a rollercoaster ride covering all the greats of our time.
Showing Tuesdays – Saturdays, until 26 March at On Broadway. Tickets: R85. Shows are at 8.30pm. Book: Computicket

4. Memory of how it feels
Well-known musician and composer Neo Muyanga’s Memory of how it feels was inspired by the traditional Zulu practice of exchanging beads encoded with secret messages between lovers.
Showing till Saturday, 19 March at the Baxter Theatre Centre. Tickets: R120 – R130. Show starts at 6.30pm/8.15pm. Book: Computicket

3. Mummenschanz
The Swiss masters of make-believe and illusion wow audiences and critics wherever they perform. By using everyday objects and materials they create ingenious costumes and expressive masks that are transformed into fascinating and funny creatures.
Showing till 19 March at the Baxter Theatre Centre Tickets: R149 – R249. Show starts at 8pm. Book: Computicket

2. A Handful of Keys
Roelof Colyn and Jonathan Roxmouth bring their pianistic virtuosity and hilarious impersonations back to the stage in the smash-hit ‘A Handful of Keys’. The show has received rave reviews both in Jo’burg and in the Mother City and is not to be missed.
Showing till 12 March at the Theatre On The Bay Tickets: R95 – R145. Shows start at 8pm. Book: Computicket

..and for the Number 1 must see this week…

1. aKing CD Launch
Whilst this is not typically theatre, the new aKing CD Launch will be taking place at one of Cape Town’s newest theatres, The Fugard. Their gig at The Fugard will showcase a blend of their acoustic ballads, building up to a few hard rocking numbers. It will include hits from their two gold selling albums, including ‘Safe as Houses’, ‘Against all Odds’, ‘You and I’, as well as songs from the new album ‘The Red Blooded Years’.
Showing 10 and 11 March at the The Fugard. Tickets: R130 – R150 (which includes a copy of the new album). Shows start at 9pm. Book: Computicket

the Drama King give-away

Win one of two signed copies of the new aKing album, ‘The Red Blooded Years’ by leaving a comment below, stating why you should win. The best two comments (or pleas) will walk-away winners. Good luck!

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The winners are Roxy and Tish. Congrats and enjoy!

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