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Here’s To You Returns

Here’s To You Returns

Simon & Garfunkel gets a classy makeover with 8-piece cast who all play musical instruments. Fall in love with Simon & Garfunkel all over again in this dynamic, and uplifting musical journey through more than 20 classic hits! Everyone knows the songs of Simon & Garfunkel and between 31 Jan and 8 March, you will be able to hear them all live at Pieter Toerien’s ...

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A Christmas Carol

A Christmas Carol

During Christmas, Tradition is synonym to Scrooge, and his Spirits. VR Theatrical is proud to once again present Charles Dickens’ evergreen tale of redemption, A Christmas Carol with Charlie Bouguenon as Scrooge and Amber Burnhams as Everyone Else, in this two-hander adaptation by the amazing Elizma Badenhorst, whose talents are labelled by Stage and Screen as very underrated, deserving of more acclaim. Bah, Humbug! the ...

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The Dead Tinder Society

The Dead Tinder Society

Hilarious new South African play about Tinder-dating to hit the boards. From the producers of the award-winning Hedwig and the Angry Inch and Rock of Ages, VR Theatrical is proud to present their latest local offering, The Dead Tinder Society.  In a story of love, loss and sex on the N1, The Dead Tinder Society grapples with finding the poetry in the pandemonium of seeking ...

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Win Tickets to Rock of Ages

Win Tickets to Rock of Ages

Teatro at Montecasino to Rock the Ages! With thanks to Montecasino and VR Theatrical, we have 2 sets of tickets to give away to Rock Of Ages, Coming soon to Montecasino in Johannesburg. Broadway’s smash hit musical is set to rock the Teatro at Montecasino for the first time in this venue, from 26 September until 20 October 2019! Nominated for five Tony Awards®, including ...

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Rock of Ages

Rock of Ages

Star-Studded Cast in Return VR Theatrical Rock Musical. Broadway’s smash hit musical, Rock of Ages is set to rock Montecasino’s Teatro for the first time from Thursday, 26 September to Sunday, 20 October 2019.  This jukebox musical features 28 classic rock songs from the 1980s including hits Don’t Stop Believin’, The Final Countdown, Here I Go Again and many more. As the humorous high-energy storyline unfolds, the ...

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Win Tickets to Here’s To You

Win Tickets to Here’s To You

This VR Theatrical Production, will definitely not be a Sound of Silence… Here’s to you… an opportunity to win tickets to get on this Simon & Garfunkel journey down Memory Lane, all the way to Graceland, passing the Bridge over Troubled with Water. With thanks to the Producers, we are giving away 10 double tickets to the 20:00 performance, on Thursday, 4 July 2019 at ...

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Here’s To You

Here’s To You

Simon & Garfunkel gets a classy makeover with 8-piece cast. Fall in love with Simon & Garfunkel all over again in this dynamic, and uplifting musical journey through more than 20 classic hits! Everyone knows the songs of Simon & Garfunkel and between 5 and 28 July, you will be able to hear them all live at Pieter Toerien’s Montecasino Theatre. Expect to hear all ...

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A Christmas Carol

A Christmas Carol

Adaptation of a Christmas Classic back by Popular Demand! VR Theatrical expands to collaborate with various artists under the banner Crewworks, to bring to the stage Charles Dickens’ Evergreen tale of redemption, A Christmas Carol, with Jason K. Ralph as Scrooge, and Naret Loots as Everyone-one-Else, in this 2-hander adaptation by Elizma Badenhorst. Bah, Haumbug! The famous exclamation of Ebenezer Scrooge will be heard this ...

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The Little Prince

The Little Prince

VR Theatrical’s new Mini-Musical comes to Johannesburg.  Stephen Sondheim, arguably the greatest living exponent of the Musical Theatre said: “Musicals aren’t written. They’re rewritten.” The Musical Theatre is the most collaborative of all the performing art forms made up of a rich tapestry of lighting and sound, costumes and special effects, music and lyrics, spoken text and choreography among various other elements. VR Theatrical commissioned ...

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Peter and the Wolf

Peter and the Wolf

Sergei Prokofiev’s Imaginative retelling comes to JHB! This spring VR Theatrical conjures up the irreverent Boy, the grumpy Grandfather, the lovable Duck, the fat Cat, the chirpy Bird and the big ‘bad’ Wolf in a whirlwind stage adaptation of this timeless tale, which has introduced generations of children to classical music and the instruments of the orchestra. With a unique South African flair, this miniature ...

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Avenue Q

Avenue Q

Innovative Theatre Showcasing More than Meets the Eye by Louw Mulder Avenue Q… there’s actually so much to say about this production, currently on stage at the Pieter Toerien’s Montecasino Theatre. It’s a puppet show, but it’s an adult play, it’s a superbly composed musical, but it is also a presentation of the fact that South African Theatre is ready to take the next steps ...

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Avenue Q: Creating the Puppets with Kosie Smit

Avenue Q:  Creating the Puppets with Kosie Smit

“… You fall in love with each one…” by Kosie Smit If you told me three years ago that I would be building puppets for AVENUE Q, I would not have believed you and would have laughed nervously. I have an extensive Scenic and Lighting background, and have been producing theatre for almost two decades. On the odd occasion I would agree to build creative ...

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Avenue Q

Avenue Q

Avenue Q to Pull the Puppets off their strings. In 2004, on Broadway, against all the odds, a little show called Avenue Q snatched 3 Tony Awards for Best Book, Best Score and Best Musical from a monster hit, Wicket. This year, VR Theatrical and Kosie Smit are proud to present that triple Tony Winner to Johannesburg Audiences. The Broadway production was described as ‘equal ...

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Hedwig and the Angry Inch

Hedwig and the Angry Inch

Hedwig to WOW Joburg after Rave Reviews in Cape Town. Brilliantly innovative, heart breaking, and wickedly funny, Hedwig and the Angry Inch is a landmark musical by John Cameron Mitchell and Stephen Trask that is “ground breaking and undoubtedly ahead of its time” (Entertainment Weekly). This genre-bending, fourth-wall-smashing musical sensation, with its pulsing score and electrifying performances, tells the story of one of the most unique characters ...

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A Christmas Carol

A Christmas Carol

Scrooge comes Alive on Stage this Christmas by Louw Mulder The age old tale of the miserable Scrooge in Charles Dicken’s A Christmas Carol, is evergreen and familiar to theatre goers worldwide especially with the silly season in full swing! For the first time ever, the tale of goodwill and cheer, has been adapted for the stage by Elizma Badenhorst, with the aim to entertain ...

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Rock of Ages

Rock of Ages

Award Nominated Broadway Show set to hit Johannesburg. From producer Jaco van Rensburg of VR Theatrical comes the high energy, sing-along, dancing in the aisle, feel good smash hit musical stage production of the year: Rock of Ages. Live at Gold Reef City’s Lyric Theatre from Friday, 17 November until Sunday, 10 December 2017, Rock of Ages is the multi Tony award-nominated Broadway musical written ...

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The Mysteries of Irma Vep

The Mysteries of Irma Vep

Eight Characters, Two Actors… and Irma Vep… By Louw Mulder You see the posters, two of South African Theatre giants in drag. You get convinced to go see this show, just because of VR Theatrical’s reputation. Half way through the first act, you think, “What am I watching”. At the end, when the actors take their final bow, you are saying: “I have to come ...

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The Mystery of Irma Vep

The Mystery of Irma Vep

Mystery Theatre coming to JHB and CT VR Theatrical, by special arrangement with Samuel French Inc present The Mystery of Irma Vep, in Johannesburg and Cape Town from 5 July 2017, starring Jonathan Roxmouth & Weslee Swain Lauder. Jonathan Roxmouth (Sweeney Todd, Phantom of the Opera, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat), one of the biggest names in South African theatre, stars with the inimitable Weslee Swain Lauder (Sweeney ...

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