Last night saw the opening of the Supreme Diva’s Showcase at the Joburg Theatre and what a night it was.
I initially accepted the invite to go support my girl Tracey-Lee Oliver (well she does really know me like that but in my head she’s my boothang, I am a huge fan).
The evening turned out to be one of the most entertaining nights out in a long long time. I sang along to all the songs and felt part of the cast in so many ways. I loved it so much that I in fact while watching it, booked tickets for all my girls and we will return for a second round of the show on Saturday. Hence this is not a paid for review LOL.
Tickets are not that pricey and you will be surprised with all the fun you have at the show. It’s definitely worth the evening out at the theatre. Dress up and come check out something fabulous.
There are only 3 shows left so get your tickets NOW.
More nitty gritty about the show:
SUPREME DIVAS – Celebrating Fabulous Women of Song
August is the month to celebrate and highlight our dynamic women and this will be done in spectacular fashion on The Mandela stage at Joburg Theatre with Supreme Divas. The show will run from Thursday 11 August to Sunday 14 August for four performances only.
Supreme Divas will delight audiences old and young as they celebrate the powerhouse female singers that have become legends through their music over the past few decades.
Homage is paid to “old school” divas including Etta James, Barbra Streisand, Bette Midler, Aretha Franklin, Chaka Khan, Donna Summer and many others while younger audiences will relish the celebration of hits from “new school” divas including Mariah Carey, Beyonce, Christina Aguilera, Adele and others.
A fitting tribute will also be made to South Africa’s own divas including Brenda Fassie, Yvonne Chaka Chaka, Miriam Makeba and Claire Johnston.
Taking centre stage will be the insanely talented vocalists Tia Herman, Lelo Ramasimong, Tracey-Lee Oliver and Elizca Coetzer, with Born To Perform teenage sensation Marianthe Panas joining them as she makes her professional theatre debut.
Along with the dynamic 8-piece band led by Music Director Llewellyn George, audiences will thrill to instantly recognisable hits including R.E.S.P.E.C.T., Somewhere, If I could turn back time, I’m every woman, Hot Stuff, Stop in the Name of Love, Vulindlela, Valerie, Unqombothi, Do You Know where you’re going to, If I were a boy and many more.
Supreme Divas is the ultimate concert experience, honouring a selection of the many women who’ve made an indelible mark on the local and international music industry.
Joburg City Theatres will be producing the show. “We want to portray South African talent at its best,” says Claire Pacariz, Executive Producer for Joburg City Theatres. “And with Women’s Day on August 9th, we thought it would be an ideal time to honour legendary women in song.”
Performances for Supreme Divas run from Thursday to Saturday at 8pm and Sunday at 3pm
Tickets range from R150 to R250. These are available by visiting www.joburgtheatre.com or calling 0861 670 670, as well as through Webtickets. For group bookings of 10 or more, please contact the theatre directly on (011) 877 6853/6815.
Supreme Divas is proudly brought to you by Joburg City Theatres in association with The CoLab Network and directed by Timothy Le Roux. Vocalists will be dressed by Hollywood Costumes.