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WHAT’S HAPPENING IN JOBURG THIS MONTH

Exhibitions

 

BODY WORLDS VITAL EXHIBITION

In response to an overwhelming request for a return of Body Worlds, Great World Exhibitions presents a cutting edge exhibition exploring human anatomy, physiology & health. Visitors will have viewing access to +180 genuine plastinates, organs & body slices in a unique celebration of the body’s design & functions.

DATE: Ends Sunday 19th June

9:00 – 18:00 daily

PRICE: R120 – R160 per person

CONTACT: 011 639 8400 [email protected],

ADDRESS: Sci-Bono Discovery Centre, Cnr Miriam Makeba & President Street, Newtown

MORE: www.sci-bono.co.za

 

THE DINO EXPO

Experience the prehistoric world as never-before with a Jurassic tour through an ingeniously-designed, realistically-accurate landscape that will take you back in time to the land before time. The life-size animatronic dinosaurs will delight and captivate all ages with their presence & power. The tour gets up close & personal, providing incredible insight & a memorable encounter with these prehistoric giants. Do not miss this life-changing exhibition!

DATE: Friday 3rd – Sunday 5th June

From 10:00 daily

PRICE: R100 – R120 per person

CONTACT: 011 479 6000 [email protected]

ADDRESS: Eastgate Shopping Centre, 43 Bradford Road, Bedfordview

MORE: www.eastgate-shops.co.za

Party

 

THE RABBIT HOLE PAJAMA PARTY

The Good Luck Bar is hosting one of the greatest parties of the year, & you get to attend in your PJs! But be warned, sleep is not on the agenda! Georgetown & other fantastic local talent will hit the decks with a selection of great music that’ll have you dancing all night long! When your slippered feet are tired, enjoy hot chocolate, midnight snacks & pillow fights! Awesome prizes will be up for grabs!

DATE: Friday 3rd June 20:00

PRICE: R185 available at Quicket.co.za

CONTACT: 072 712 1469

ADDRESS: The Good Luck Bar, 14 Alexander Street, Ferreirastown

FB: The Rabbit Hole – Pajama Party

 

Comedy

 

MARK BANKS: BANKSRUPT AT MONTECASINO THEATRE

With a lifetime of experience in stand-up comedy, nothing but exceptionally funny humor is expected from Mark Banks & his highly-acclaimed solo comedy act. His up-to-date commentary, hilarious impersonations, & awesome visual/video effects promise to entertain & delight! This one man stand-up comedy performance is sure to have you laughing out loud all night long.

DATE: Wednesday 20th April – Sunday 29th May

PRICE: R130 – R165 per person

CONTACT: [email protected]

ADDRESS: Montecasino Theatre, Montecasino Boulevard, Fourways

MORE : www.montecasinotheatre.com

 

WHO’S YOUR DADDY?

Chris Forrest will have you ROFL’ing in his stand-up comedy show, “Who’s Your Daddy?”, in which he hilariously & honestly shares his own clueless experiences as a new dad.  Chris gives side-splitting advice & real-life examples of what to expect when you’re expecting. This one-man show guarantees a good laugh & great night out!

DATE: Starts Tuesday 31st May – Saturday 18th June
PRICE: R150 available at www.strictlytickets.com

ADDRESS: Auto & General Theatre on the Square, Nelson Mandela Square, corner Rivonia Road & 5th Street, Sandton

MORE: www.theatreonthesquare.co.za

 THE FULL MORTY

Celebrated comedian & actor, Mortimer, sheds light on a subject that’s equally unfamiliar & terrifying to all – the thoughts & processes of a man. This hysterical stand-up comedy come cabaret show will have you in stitches as Morty explores all known (& previously unknown) avenues of a South African man’s mind. Prepare to have Monty bare all in this hilariously funny tell-all show!

DATE: Tuesday 31st May – Sunday 5th June  20:00

PRICE: R120 per person

ADDRESS: The Joburg Theatre, Cnr Simmonds Street & Stiemens Road, Braamfontein

CONTACT: 011 887 6800  [email protected] joburgtheatre.com

MORE: www.joburgtheatre.com

PARKER’S COMEDY & JIVE MONTECASINO

Martin Davis, Dalin Oliver, Ryan Whittal & Tumi Morake take to Parker’s much-loved stage for an unforgettable night of the best local & international stand-up comedy Joburg has to offer.

DATE: Thursday 2nd June – Sunday 5th June  

PRICE: R120 per person

CONTACT: 011 511 0081 [email protected]

ADDRESS: Montecasino, Montecasino Boulevard, Fourways

MORE : www.parkerscomedy.com

  

Music

 

SEAL

For one night & one night only, Seal will perform in Johannesburg! This event is a once-in-a-lifetime, unequalled opportunity to experience Seal live & in concert performing global smash hits like Kiss from a Rose. His unparalleled international career has seen 9 studio albums released, over 30 million albums sold, 4 Grammy’s, 3 Brit.’s & millions of faithful followers of all ages.

DATE:  Sunday 12th June  19:00

PRICE: R470 – R1495 per person

ADDRESS: Ticketpro Dome, Northumberland Road & Olievenhout Avenue, North Riding

MORE : www.bigconcerts.co.za

GOLDFISH  AT THE TIN FACTORY

Incredible musical talent & a show-stopping performance combine to bring you our homegrown electronic/dance duo that have set both the local and international dance music industry on fire. Their whirlwind career features tours across the world, a Friday night spot at Ibiza club Pacha, 8 SAMA nominations, countless radio hits & remixes by high-profile DJs like Fredde Le Grand. Don’t miss this sensational team at The Tin Factory in Kramerville for an unforgettable night of musical genius!

DATE: Saturday 4th June 17:00 – 22:00

PRICE: R250 per person

ADDRESS: The Tin Factory, 22 Archimedes Street, Kramerville

MORE: www.goldfishlive.com

FB: https://www.facebook.com/events/1128030717218068/

ELVIS – THE WAY IT WAS

Shaky Russels dominates the Barnyard stage in his outstanding performance as the adored Elvis Presley. Russell & a gifted 12-piece cast are sure to wow the audience in their rendition of 32 of Presley’s most unforgettable hits. This spectacular musical performance will have you up and out of your seats, singing along at the top of your lungs! A combination of superb talent, personality, & presence make this a performance not to be missed!

DATE: Tuesday 31st May – Sunday 5th June

PRICE: R120 – R180 per person

CONTACT: 011 478 5300 [email protected]

ADDRESS: The Barnyard Theatre, Cresta

MORE : www.barnyardtheatres.co.za

 

Art

GOODMAN GALLERY AT 50

New Revolutions at the Goodman Gallery celebrates the gallery’s 50th anniversary with an incredible exhibition commemorating the artistic achievement of many highly acclaimed African & international artists. The exhibition will feature a wide range of interactive pieces such as film screenings, live performances & installations, remembering the passion & hope of revolutionary Africa, in contrast with the oppressive apartheid regime, 50 years ago. The work featured spans the 50 year period with focus on resistance & revolution. The opening kicks off with live performances by The Brother Moves On & Nelisiwe Xaba on Saturday the 4th of June from 16:30.

DATE: Saturday 4th June – Wednesday 6th July

CONTACT: 011 788 1133

ADDRESS: Goodman Gallery, 163 Jan Smuts Ave, Parkwood

MORE: [email protected]

Markets

CEDAR SQUARE BANTING & HEALTH FOOD MARKET

Deliciously healthy foods are in no short supply at the Cedar Square Banting Market. Held on the last Saturday of every month, this festive market caters to Banting, Paleo, Gluten-free & Sugar-free diets with a variety of products guaranteed to tickle your tastebuds!

DATE: Last Saturday of every month 9:00-13:00

PRICE: Free

CONTACT: 011 465 0910

ADDRESS: Cedar Square, corner Cedar & Willow Road, Fourways

MORE: www.cedarsquare.co.za

 

THE STALL

Wine and dine at Cradlestone Mall on the 1st Thursday evening of every month at The Stall. Food and wine enthusiasts will enjoy the variety, atmosphere and entertainment on offer at this unique, lively night market.

DATE: 1st Thursday of every month 17:00-21:00

PRICE: Free

CONTACT: 072 155 3924  [email protected]

ADDRESS: Cradlestone Mall, Cnr Hendrik Potgieter & Furrow Road, Muldersdrift

INDOOR FOOD & CRAFT BEER MARKET

Spend a lazy Sunday wandering through locally-made craft & clothing stalls or sip & sample delicious gourmet treats, cocktails & craft beer. Indulge & enjoy with family & friends at this indoor market on Sunday the 12th of June!

DATE: Sunday 12th June 10:00–15:00

PRICE: Free

CONTACT: 083 390 1284

ADDRESS: Market on High, 6 High Road, 1505 Brentwood Park

FB: Market on High

 

Theatre

 

JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOUR DREAMCOAT

This much-loved musical favourite makes a long-overdue return to the Pieter Toerien theatre with a large South African cast. High energy & exceptional talent bring to life the music & dance of one of the most well-known musicals of all time. A fun, family outing that will have you dazzled & delighted all the way through.

DATE: Starts Friday 29th April 20:00

PRICE: R100 – R350

CONTACT: 011 511 1988

ADDRESS: Pieter Toerien Main Theatre, Montecasino Boulevard, Corner William Nicol Drive and Witkoppen Road, Fourways

MORE: www.pietertoerien.co.za

 

SHREK THE MUSICAL

KickstArt (the esteemed producers of Little Shop of Horrors & Sweeney Todd) bring our favourite Ogre & his band of oddball friends to life in this hilarious and incredibly charming Broadway production – just in time for the school holidays! The 2-hour show will delight audiences both young & old with its extraordinary costume-design, makeup & mind-blowing song & dance routines. A great outing for the whole family!

DATE: Starts Friday 24th June – Sunday 17th July

PRICE: R150 – R290

CONTACT: 011 248 5000

ADDRESS: The Lyric Theatre, Gold Reef City, Northern Park Way, Cnr Northern Park Way & Data Crescent, Ormande

MORE: www.goldreefcity.co.za