Jam-packed line-up at The Drama Factory

See James Marais and Monique Cassells pay tribute to great artists such as Elvis Presley, The Beatles, Buddy Holly, The Everly Brothers, Roy Orbison, Little Richard, The Platters and many more.

There’s a packed programme with something for everyone at The Drama Factory in Somerset West.

With a mix of comedy, cabaret, music and theatre for young audiences, patrons can enjoy the best there is on offer for a live theatre experience. Enjoy a drink, see the show and stay the night at one of The Drama Factory’s accommodation partners.

“We’ve got a March programme that’s guaranteed to make you smile, tap your toes and inspire your younger friends,” says Sue Diepeveen, founder of The Drama Factory.

The March programme line-up includes a variety of productions with, A Worthy Battle: Episode 3, What Did The Fox Say series showcased this week on Friday March 25 at 11am.

This exciting anthology series stage production is inspired by Aesop’s fables called Reynard the Fox. The What Did The Fox Say? Series brings new life to these timeless characters, using multiple puppetry techniques and multi-mediums in a clever and playful way, which will amuse audiences of all ages.

Another production starting on Friday March 25 and which continues on Saturday March 26 is Latinos Flamencos Live at 7.30pm on both days. Featuring flamenco guitaring, pulsating hot Latin rhythms and foot-tapping Mediterranean music, and flamenco guitar teacher, Bienyameen Camroodien, a Kanna Award-winning musical director, the show is one not to be missed.

Ideal for young audiences during school holidays is the, Spot the Fearless Fish puppet show from Tuesday March 29 to Saturday April 2 at 11am. Little young ones get to follow the story of Spot, the fearless leader of the mischievous ”Pisceteers”, who has called a meeting in the kelp forest. Join Spot and his fellow Pisceteers on their journey to the Western Reef and the adventure of a lifetime.

For more mature audiences, Oldies But Goldies with James and Monique will be showcased on Sunday March 27 at 4pm. James Marais and Monique Cassells have become well-known for their “oldies” music tribute shows since they began performing together in 2009. In their “Oldies But Goldies” show, they pay tribute to the golden era of music from the 1950’s to the 1980’s.

Bookings for all shows can be made online at, www.thedramafactory.co.za or call 073 215 2290 for any enquiries, or for more information about the accommodation partners in the Helderberg.

The CabaretFest at The Drama Factory kicks off on Wednesday March 30 with The Story of Eva Cassidy first in the line-up. Pictured, above, Kerry Hiles will star in this produciton with Alan Kozak, on guitar and Kristo Zondagh on drums.