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PRESS: Mega month of music in March at the Drama Factory

Christine Skinner

 

Get ready to enjoy some of your favourite hits with incredible artists in various tribute shows throughout the month. There’s also Unfit & Forty, a hilarious comedy show with Alfred Adriaan, completing the line-up that’s guaranteed to lift your spirits, embrace the change of seasons and get you into the groove.


From the music of icons such as Elvis to Irish ballads for St Patrick’s Day and the hits of Roxette, there’s something for everyone.


As we shift from the heat of busy summer into cool, calm autumn, we’ve got a collection of music that will make you want to join in!” says Sue Diepeveen, owner of The Drama Factory. “We are also delighted to welcome Alfred Adriaan to The Drama Factory stage in his brand new show.”


The March music and comedy programme is:


Friday 17 March at 19h30

Snakes, Shamrocks and Fairy Trees

Tickets cost R170 – R180

Bonny at Morn is a Cape Town trio consisting of Guitar, Violin, and Bass, plus vocals. Inspired by British traditional music, the name comes from an old Northern English ballad. Bonny at Morn play a wide selection of jigs, reels, lullabies, ballads and originals, with some Pentangle classics, jazz, blues and a smidgen of humour flung in. For St.Patrick’s Day, Bonny at Morn present Snakes, Shamrocks and Fairy Trees a selection of tunes and songs from Ireland, from various periods of time. Enjoy the golden opportunity for audience participation in the choruses! Your entertainers for the evening are Brian Easton(Guitar and vocals), Buhle Easton (vocals and percussion), River Weatherstone (violin, viola and vocals) and Ted Faulkner (upright bass and vocals). In the words of famous Irishman John Lennon, “A splendid time is guaranteed for all!”


Wednesday 22 March 19h30

Alfred Adriaan in Unfit & Forty

Tickets cost R180

Following his sold-out run in 2022 Alfred Adriaan is back with his hilarious new show, Unfit & Forty.

In this latest comedy, he laments the trials and tribulations of a middle-aged, married man, as he hilariously looks at his own ageing, married life and his fear of being cancelled.


Friday 24 March at 19h30

Elvis Burning Love Tribute

Tickets cost R200 – R220

Arguably one of the most famous singers of all time, Elvis emerged from humble country beginnings to become a rock & roll phenomenon whose influence was so huge it still resonates today. Elvis Burning Love Tribute brings you the music and magic of this incredible artist. Produced, marketed and directed by Rainbow Dust & Music (Skye Wilson and Monique Sher), this show features a full band of talented musicians fronted by the incredible Doug Weich. Expect to be transported back in time to experience rock n roll history.

Top Cape Town musicians Dieter Stutz on bass, Dave Goldberg on keyboards & backing vocals, Guido Helm on lead guitar & backing vocals and Deklin Allen on drums, join Doug onstage to create Elvis – Burning Love.


Friday 31 March at 19h30

Roxette Live Tribute Band

Tickets cost R200 to R220  

Join the Joyride with the Live Roxette Tribute Band!  Just listen to your heart...Heidi van der Merwe and her band will take you on a nostalgic trip down memory lane with all Roxette’s greatest hits like “The Look, Listen to your Heart, It must have been love” and “Joyride”, to mention but a few.

The show has enjoyed sold-out shows at venues such as Heroes Restaurant, Jamrock Theatre and at The 2022 Biltong Festival. The band features some of Cape Town’s well-known and talented musicians: Cobus Snyman on lead guitar, Morné Oosthuizen on keyboards and vocals, Carlo Coetzee on bass guitar, Francois Keyser on drums and Heidi on lead female vocals.


All bookings can be made at www.thedramafactory.co.za

For enquiries contact 073 215 2290


With its fully licensed bar and cosy, welcoming atmosphere, The Drama Factory is the perfect venue to enjoy top-quality entertainment with a group of friends or family. The solar-powered invertor ensures the show will always go on, even when there is load-shedding!


Make a staycation of a visit to The Drama Factory, booking in with one of their wonderful accommodation partners. Spend the night at The Views Guesthouse, 185 on Beach or Majorca House to enjoy the beauty and many other activities on offer in the surrounding Helderberg region. Visit the website for further details.


The Drama Factory is situated at 10 Comprop Sq, Henry Vos Close, Asla Business Park, Strand, Western Cape. Parking is available at the venue.

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