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<p class="font_8">There can be little doubt as to the huge impact Cliff Richard and The Shadows had,</p>
<p class="font_8">and the enormous contribution they made to the world of Rock and Pop during the</p>
<p class="font_8">late 1950’s and throughout the 1960’s.</p>
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<p class="font_8">They were undoubtedly the British equivalent of what became popular in the United</p>
<p class="font_8">States following the huge strides made by people like Buddy Holley and Elvis</p>
<p class="font_8">Presley.</p>
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<p class="font_8">It could possibly be summed up in the words of Hank Marvin when he spoke out</p>
<p class="font_8">before the Cliff and The Shadows Final Reunion Concert at London’s O2 Arena in</p>
<p class="font_8">2009, when he said “… Move It was the first ‘real’ British Rock and Roll song …</p>
<p class="font_8">and we still love playing it …!” ‘Move It’ was recorded and released in 1959.</p>
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<p class="font_8">This concert is, to a large extent, based on the Cliff and The Shadows Final Reunion</p>
<p class="font_8">Concert of 2009 in London, which covered most of the biggest hits and most famous</p>
<p class="font_8">music by these great artists, both vocal and instrumental.</p>
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<p class="font_8">To us, who lived through the years of the great masters of rock and pop during the</p>
<p class="font_8">60’s, it is an absolute privilege and honor to bring that back to life today with this live</p>
<p class="font_8">performance, and in doing so, celebrate the greatness of these fine musicians, song</p>
<p class="font_8">writers and performers.</p>
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<p class="font_8">Cliff Richard and The Shadows, certainly the best of the best!</p>
<p class="font_8">May their contribution be remembered!</p>
<p class="font_8">Always!</p>
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<p class="font_8">“The Shadows Experience” band was formed some two years ago.</p>
<p class="font_8">Known for their versatility, all members of the band are fully professional in their own</p>
<p class="font_8">right and each have performed in numerous bands and venues around Gauteng,</p>
<p class="font_8">mainly Johannesburg and Pretoria.</p>
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<p class="font_8">The band recently performed a tribute show to “Cliff Richard &amp;amp; The Shadows”</p>
<p class="font_8">at the Pierneef Theatre in Pretoria to a sellout audience.</p>

Cliff & The Shadows Tribute Show

K201 South Africa (Pty) Ltd

3rd May 2024

There can be little doubt as to the huge impact Cliff Richard and The Shadows had,
and the enormous contribution they made to the world of Rock and Pop during the
late 1950’s and throughout the 1960’s.

They were undoubtedly the British equivalent of what became popular in the United
States following the huge strides made by people like Buddy Holley and Elvis
Presley.

<p class="font_8">Abundance</p>
<p class="font_8">‘Plentifulness of the good things of life’ or in this case DANCE.</p>
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<p class="font_8">This collaborative dance showcase shares the&nbsp;abundant&nbsp;joy of dance by featuring various Cape Town dance studios in a synergetic performance for all ages.</p>
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<p class="font_8">These dancers and teachers have come together to support the thrill of performance by sharing the richness of dance to encouraging audiences.</p>
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<p class="font_8">Join us at the Masque Theatre this May for a fantastic night of dance.</p>

Abundance

STANZA Dance Company

10th & 11th May 2024

Abundance
‘Plentifulness of the good things of life’ or in this case DANCE.

This collaborative dance showcase shares the abundant joy of dance by featuring various Cape Town dance studios in a synergetic performance for all ages.

These dancers and teachers have come together to support the thrill of performance by sharing the richness of dance to encouraging audiences.

Join us at the Masque Theatre this May for a fantastic night of dance.

<p class="font_8">The Masque is putting on a CELEBRATION OF THE GOLDEN GIRLS&nbsp;this May! For the first time in Cape Town, four episodes have been adapted for the stage.</p>
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<p class="font_8">For those who might not know, The Golden Girls is a sitcom from the late 80s and early 90s about four mature women living together in Miami and experiencing the joys and angst of their golden years. Strong-willed Dorothy, spacey Rose, lusty Southern belle Blanche and matriarch Sophia may occasionally clash but they're there for one another in the end.</p>
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<p class="font_8">Adaptation and direction by Wayne Ronné</p>
<p class="font_8">Starring:</p>
<p class="font_8">Gwendolen Ward</p>
<p class="font_8">Tanya Smith</p>
<p class="font_8">Katherine Fillmore</p>
<p class="font_8">Kerith Coulson</p>

The Golden Girls

The Masque Theatre

24th May to 1st June 2024

The Masque is putting on a CELEBRATION OF THE GOLDEN GIRLS this May! For the first time in Cape Town, four episodes have been adapted for the stage.

For those who might not know, The Golden Girls is a sitcom from the late 80s and early 90s about four mature women living together in Miami and experiencing the joys and angst of their golden years.
Strong-willed Dorothy, spacey Rose, lusty Southern belle Blanche and matriarch Sophia may occasionally clash but they're there for one another in the end.

Adaptation and direction by Wayne Ronné
Starring:
Gwendolen Ward
Tanya Smith
Katherine Fillmore
Kerith Coulson

<p class="font_8">Staging Nikolai Gogol's Diary of A Madman brings to light a classical work which resonates big time in any country. Perhaps even more so in our beloved South Africa where the 'normal' citizens are struggling with poverty, corruption and general elections.</p>
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<p class="font_8">'Diary' allows us a bit of comic respite for the protagonist is able to stay sane through his madness. Although Bizo Maxegwana is no stranger to the Masque Theatre this is his first professional production. He will bring a refreshing take to this classical work with his own acting style.</p>
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<p class="font_8">It has been suggested you keep your eyes on this young thespian with his velvet voice and magnificent presence.</p>
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<p class="font_8">Diary of a Madman is directed by David Muller.</p>

Diary of a Madman

Yarmouth Road Productions

7th & 8th June 2024

Staging Nikolai Gogol's Diary of A Madman brings to light a classical work which resonates big time in any country. Perhaps even more so in our beloved South Africa where the 'normal' citizens are struggling with poverty, corruption and general elections.

'Diary' allows us a bit of comic respite for the protagonist is able to stay sane through his madness. Although Bizo Maxegwana is no stranger to the Masque Theatre this is his first professional production. He will bring a refreshing take to this classical work with his own acting style.

It has been suggested you keep your eyes on this young thespian with his velvet voice and magnificent presence.

Diary of a Madman is directed by David Muller.

<p class="font_8">Interlace Uplift is a music event aimed at uplifting young performers, providing mentorship for them and cultivating their skills in performing arts. This year we are focusing our theme on the impact of youth collectives on individuals and society as a whole. We are spreading a message of unity and showing our youth that together we can achieve feats far greater than what we can on our own.</p>
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<p class="font_8">Our event day is June 16th 2024 so naturally we'll be sharing stories rooted deep in South African heritage, stories of past struggles that have been overcome largely thanks to the sheer force of the youth in this country.</p>
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<p class="font_8">Our focus group of performers are musicians and spoken word artists, the large majority of whom are under the age of 35. We are collaborating with young performers from Alas Academy, and local bands, The Nickies, Desperate for Doorbells and Interlace.</p>
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<p class="font_8">Our hope is to provide a positive learning experience in the arts for all of our performers, we want to uplift the youth of our surrounding areas by providing a unique experience.</p>

Interlace Uplift - A Youth Day Celebration

Mark Mwaba

16th June 2024

Interlace Uplift is a music event aimed at uplifting young performers, providing mentorship for them and cultivating their skills in performing arts. This year we are focusing our theme on the impact of youth collectives on individuals and society as a whole. We are spreading a message of unity and showing our youth that together we can achieve feats far greater than what we can on our own.

Our event day is June 16th 2024 so naturally we'll be sharing stories rooted deep in South African heritage, stories of past struggles that have been overcome largely thanks to the sheer force of the youth in this country.

Our focus group of performers are musicians and spoken word artists, the large majority of whom are under the age of 35. We are collaborating with young performers from Alas Academy, and local bands, The Nickies, Desperate for Doorbells and Interlace.

Our hope is to provide a positive learning experience in the arts for all of our performers, we want to uplift the youth of our surrounding areas by providing a unique experience.

<p class="font_8">Mr. Fox is the best in the business when it comes to poultry theft. After having his first cub, however, he leaves that life behind, and settles for a safer career. But, now that his life is calm and ordinary, he misses his days of glory, stealing from the farms of the greedy and wicked Boggis, Bunce, and Bean. Things have become dull, his marriage is failing, and he's struggling to be a good father to his cubs.</p>
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<p class="font_8">Will Mr. Fox go back to his old ways? And if he does, how will the wicked farmers react now that their old nemesis is back?</p>
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<p class="font_8">Presented by Habib Drama Studio, The 'Not Particularly' Fantastic Mr. Fox promises to be a wild and ridiculous adventure for all ages! Filled with laughs, thrills, drama, and... um... I dunno... probably chickens? I guess.</p>

The 'Not Particularly' Fantastic Mr Fox

HABIB DRAMA STUDIO

5th & 6th July 2024

Mr. Fox is the best in the business when it comes to poultry theft. After having his first cub, however, he leaves that life behind, and settles for a safer career. But, now that his life is calm and ordinary, he misses his days of glory, stealing from the farms of the greedy and wicked Boggis, Bunce, and Bean. Things have become dull, his marriage is failing, and he's struggling to be a good father to his cubs.

Will Mr. Fox go back to his old ways? And if he does, how will the wicked farmers react now that their old nemesis is back?

Presented by Habib Drama Studio, The 'Not Particularly' Fantastic Mr. Fox promises to be a wild and ridiculous adventure for all ages! Filled with laughs, thrills, drama, and... um... I dunno... probably chickens? I guess.

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