Roald Dahl arrived in South Africa in an unforgettable way (Matilda, October 2018)

For months already South Africa have eagerly been waiting for Matilda the musical to land on our shores and more specifically to open at the Teatro in Montecasino. The musical which is based on the well-known book of the same name features music and lyrics written by Tim Minchin and a book adapted by Dennis …

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The Sound of Music returns!

Good News South Africa! Back in 2014, I had the opportunity to see the classic musical 'The Sound of Music' on stage at the Teatro in Montecasino. At the time Bethany Dickson and Andre Schwartz played the title roles of Maria Rainer and Captain von Trapp respectively. I remember thinking that Bethany Dickson's performance reminded me …

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