Singin’ in the Rain tells the story, made famed by Gene Kelly and Debbie Reynolds in the iconic 1952 MGM movie This superb production will entertain audiences in the Mother City, Cape Town and Johannesburg over this upcoming festive season. The production is a brilliant comedy about the film industry, with its egomaniac stars, monstrous film moguls, fickle fans, classic ‘golden-era’ moves and slapstick humour.
You may Buy Tickets from The Artscape Opera House which will host this production from 11 December 2015 to 10 January 2016. This production is another critically acclaimed award-winning production coming directly from London’s West End, will be produced and presented in South Africa by renowned Pieter Toerien.
Singin’ in the Rain has a superb cast of 27 members, our own Bethany Dickson emanates from Cape Town, stars as the aspiring actress Kathy Selden, opposite Grant Almirall who makes his debut as the charming Don Lockwood. Other cast members include Steven van Wyk as Cosmo Brown, Taryn-Lee Hudson as Lina Lamont, James Borthwick as RF Simpson, Mark Richardson as Roscoe Dexter and Anne Power as Dora.
This famed production first enthralled audiences when it had its debut in the UK . It is currently playing sell-out houses in Hong Kong after captivating audiences in New Zealand, the Philippines and Singapore, and of course, South Africa is next on the map.
This wonderful production is filled with romance, charm, comedy, glamour and delightful tap dancing sequences with songs from the splendid MGM score. It promises to glee audiences in Cape Town and Johannesburg. Set in 1927, Singin’ in the Rain tells the story, made famous by Gene Kelly and Debbie Reynolds in the iconic 1952 MGM movie. The first three rows known as the splash zone may have you thinking to bring along your rain suit as magical scenes of rains live on stage is one of the big highlights of the show, most of the water is drained back into holding tanks, filtered through sand and UV light, and recycled for the next performance. Singin’ in the Rain showers you with everything, you could wish for in a hit musical.
Ticket Sales & Bookings: Singin’ in the Rain is at the Artscape Opera House in Cape Town from 11 December 2015 to 10 January 2016. Performances are Tuesdays to Fridays at 7:30pm, Saturdays at 2:30pm and 7:30pm and Sundays at 1:30pm and 6:30pm. There is one 5:00pm show on Sunday 13 December. Tickets cost from R100 via Computicket, 08619158000 or Artscape box office via 0214217695. Block bookings of 20 or more qualify for a discount. For further queries email firstname.lastname@example.org.
A friendly reminder – Please note, the first 3 rows of the stalls (A – C) are designated as the “splash zone” where there is a strong chance of a shower during the show’s big number. To avoid getting wet, please do not select seats in these rows.