On Sunday 2 July I attended the opening off “PUSS IN BOOTS” at the Lyric theatre at Gold Reef City. The show is a swashbuckling spectacular for he whole family.
The Purrrfect Pantomime Adventure From the producer of Shrek The Musical and twelve sold-out award winning pantomimes, KickstArtProductions Set on a mystical, magical Caribbean island, Puss in Boots is a laugh-a-minute and features great audience participation, breath-taking sets, gorgeous costumes and toe-tapping tunes sure to enthral both young and old.
Starring everybody’s favourite famous feline in footwear, along with a host of fabulous new characters, Puss in Boots offers the best in family entertainment this winter holiday. Written and directed by Steven Stead and designed by Greg King, the story of Puss in Boots is brought to life by a stellar cast – Earl Gregory as the booted feline; Ilse Klink as the good fairy Calypso Honeybunch; Michael Richard playing the evil shape-shifting goblin wizard, Grimbsy Withergood; Sean John Louw as the hapless miller’s son, Tom Marzipan; Darren King as Mother Merry Marzipan; and Zak Hendricks, Londiwe Dhlomo-Dhlamini, Yamikani Mahaka-Phiri and Caitlin Kilburn as some of Puss’ friends.
This extravagant stage production is choreographed by Janine Bennewith, and under the musical direction of Rowan Bakker. Following the resounding success of Shrek The Musical, we are excited to bring this legendary pantomime to Gold Reef City, says Noeleen Bruton, Director of Marketing for Tsogo Sun. It’s an enchanting winter pantomime to be enjoyed these holidays by the entire family, not just the kids.Bruton continues, We are also delighted upon hearing the recent news of KickstArt Production’s, ten well deserved Naledi nominations for Shrek The Musical. Staging another all-star cast of highly experienced panto performers lead by Steven Stead and his production team was an easy decision for us.
Puss in Boots performances will run at The Lyric during the following times: Wed at 14h30; Thu & Fri at 19h30; Sat at 14h30 & 19h30; Sun at 11h00 & 16h00. Ticket prices range between R150-R260, and are available through goldreefcity.co.za, Gold Reef City Box Office and Computicket. SHOW & STAY PACKAGES