• Darren Maule and Thomie Holtzhausen Join Adult Panto Cast for 'Aladdin'

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    East Coast Radio Breakfast Show host Darren Maule is joining this year's Durban Adult Panto cast as the Genie of the Lamp in the very adult version of 'Aladdin', which revolves around 'a Lad in' Grey Street. Thomie Holtzhausen has also joined the cast as the extremely sleazy assistant Watch Mi Wanky. 'Aladdin' runs until 30 December with performances Tues - Sat 7:30pm and a Sat matinee at 2pm. Doors open one-and-a-half hours prior to the beginning of the performance. Venue: Greyville Centenary Room (3rd Floor, Greyville Race Course)

  • Durban Theatre Review: The Art of Being Ugly

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    If anyone knows about the douleurs of playing dames it’s Darren King and Anthony Stonier, Durban’s most devoted divas and most popular players of the genre. They combine good looks, song and dance-in-high-heels skills, dress-up flair and are both actors with serious credibility in terms of the work they do out of panto-drag. To see them squeezed into outrageously uncomfortable costumes, with acres of petticoats, nipped in waists, bolstered bosoms, mutton leg sleeves and six foot high head gear is to gasp in admiration. And,  when they show off those admirable legs and nicely toned arms, many a middle-aged lady in the audience feels a twinge of vengeful jealousy

  • Durban's Adult Panto With A Bite

    14 Nov - 30 Dec: Dracula is this year's ault festive treat at Club Altitude, Silver Avenue, Stamford Hill, Durban. Performances Tues to Sat 7:30pm