comedy

Bollywood star brings mirth to SA stage with Battle of DaSexes

User Rating: 0 / 5

Star InactiveStar InactiveStar InactiveStar InactiveStar Inactive
 

virdasbattleofdasexesreduced

Acclaimed stand-up comedian-turned-big-screen actor and Bollywood Star, Vir Das, brings the international smash-hit comedy, Battle of DaSexes, to South Africa for a two weekend run: in Johannesburg’s Montecasino on 27, 28 & 29 May and then Durban’s Playhouse on 4 & 5 June. EXCLUSIVE BULK BOOKING SPECIAL VIA GOINGPLACESSA: RESERVE 10 SEATS AND ONLY PAY FOR 9

Vir Das, who is equally comfortable working on TV, film, theatre and live-comedy, says “Battle of DaSexes is an insightful, fun and laugh-out-loud comedy-drama all about the eternal battle between Men and Women. It is a battle not with arms and gun powder but with bellies and eyeliner!”

'Battle of DaSexes' is written, directed and performed by Vir Das and produced by global theatre production house: AGP World.

The stand-up format comedy has been performed regularly in India to ovations and rave reviews. With tongues firmly placed in a multitude of cheeks, the show pits the women in the audience against the men:  “This act chronicles the differences between men and women from a scientific point of view. It begins with the sexes’ approach towards language, goes onto analysing their bodies and spots the differences between their vanities. Then it progresses into literature, music, movies and covers leadership, politics, business, crime, sex and commitment. The show is laced with scientific facts!” he explains.

“Did you know that women read up to nine books a year while men only read five? Or have you ever heard of something called mirror neurons in our brain which enable us to enjoy fiction and that women have 25 per cent more of these mirror neurons than men — which is why more women are fiction readers and more men are non-fiction readers?” he quotes.

The Indian Express has called Das 'a comedian to watch out for' and 'India's Answer to Jay Leno'. The Hindustan Times calls him 'simply hysterical'. Delhi Times has listed him as one of Delhi's Top Ten Dream Men. The Pioneer has called him 'The Funniest Kid in India'. Verve has called him 'India's only true comic'.

Das has various live production projects currently in repertory:  Battle of DaSexes as well asWalking on Broken Das and History of India: VIRitten. He has approximately 35 plays, over 100 stand-up comedy shows, eight TV shows, two movies and six comedy specials behind him. He is also writing comedic columns for Femina, Maxim Exotica, DNA and Tehelka.

The show opens with Comic, TV and Film Actor Kavi Shastri performing a 15 minute act on the evolution of Men and Women from single cell organisms to early homo-sapiens.

Talking about Battle of DaSexes, Ashvin Gidwani, Managing Director and Producer, AGP World, said “Battle Of DaSexes is a unique concept that has wooed audiences all over the world. It has been performing to  packed houses and is a complete entertainer that packs the right punches.”

Age Restriction: PG 14 +

Running time: 2 Hhrs 15 Mins

JOHANNESBURG

Teatro, Montecasino: Friday 27 & Saturday 28 May

Time: Friday & Saturday 8 PM, Sunday 3 PM

Ticket prices: R 185.00 – R 485.00

DURBAN

Playhouse Opera Theatre: Saturday 4 & Sunday 5 June

Time: Saturday 8 PM, Sunday 3 PM

Ticket prices: R 185.00 – R 485.00

TO RESERVE YOUR SEATS CONTACT GOINGPLACESSA ON 0832502690 OR email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Here's a sneak peak provided by tour organisers - AGP World

Tickets are also available from: www.computicket.com BUT the BULK BOOKING SPECIAL IS EXCLUSIVE TO GOINGPLACESSA.

Subscribe

Get the latest news delivered to you by email. Subscribe now for great offers.

facebook-icontwitter-iconrss-icon

More News

  • Baroque 2000 - 20th Anniversary performance
    Baroque 2000 celebrates 20th Anniversary at Mariannhill Monastery

    Baroque 2000 is celebrating its twentieth anniversary with a concert at the Church of the Monastery Mariannhill (Pinetown, KZN), on Sunday 8 October at 3pm.

    Read More
  • Dear South Africans: A Mother’s Plea on Heritage Day

    As I sweep the floor of a house I am about to leave, I reflect on what it means to be a rainbow nation and a mother – there is no condemnation from a newborn babe – he or she doesn’t care whether you are black, white, pink or purple – we are

    Read More
  • 1
  • 2

Goingplacessa-logo

Going Places South Africa is your number one destination for all the best entertainment information on theatre, movies, dining, music and entertainment.
Do you live in Durban, Cape Town or Johannesburg and have no idea what to do or where to go? Are you a tourist in South Africa or intending to visit the country? GoingPlacesSA.com is your number one portal to entertainment and leisure in South Africa. Reviews on all the latest movies to open on South African screens; Gisele Turner's Green Kitchen Report is a MUST for vegetarians visiting Durban; theatre reviews and articles on Durban entertainment; and an updated event guide for information on events country-wide. Going Places provides information primarily on entertainment in Durban, but as we expand so will our base of information on movies, theatre, dining, motoring, music, happenings and of course - interviews with visiting stars, film-makers and more.