CHITTY CHITTY BANG BANG JR. ON STAGE AT THE PEOPLES THEATRE
I love the last quarter of the year as Joburg theatres come alive! For the first time at Peoples Theatre, the magic of one of society’s all-time favourite films CHITTY CHITTY BANG BANG Jr. comes alive on stage in spectacular fashion from Monday, 28th October – Sunday 22nd December.
Based on the beloved film version of Ian Fleming’s children’s book, and featuring an unforgettable score by the Sherman Brothers (Mary Poppins), Chitty Chitty Bang Bang Jr. is a family-friendly blockbuster that audiences will find “Truly Scrumptious.”
An eccentric inventor, Caractacus Potts sets about restoring an old race car from a scrap heap with the help of his children, Jeremy and Jemima. They soon discover the car has magical properties, including the ability to float and take flight. Trouble occurs when the evil Baron Bomburst desires the magic car for himself. The family joins forces with Truly Scrumptious and batty Grandpa Potts to outwit the dastardly Baron and Baroness and their villainous henchman, the Child Catcher.
“This is a feel good, heart-warming family musical which is an absolute delight to direct, as it takes the audience back to their childhood while enchanting the next generation.” – Jill Girard (Director)
Chitty Chitty Bang Bang JR is directed by Jill Girard and Keith Smith, with Musical Direction by Coenraad Rall, Musical Staging by Sandy (Dyer) Richardson, Set and Lighting Design by Grant Knottenbelt and costumes by Merry Whillier and Sean McGrath.
On stage at the Peoples Theatre at the Joburg Theatre Complex with preview performances from Monday, 28th October. The official show opening is on Sunday, 10th November. The season runs until Sunday, 22nd December. Performance times are:
Mondays to Friday at 9 am and 11 am,
Saturdays, Sundays and Public Holidays at 10:30 am and 2.30 pm
R140 for the general public
R100 for members of the Peoples Theatre kids Club (You can become a member for an R120 membership fee – contact Peoples Theatre on 011 403 1563/ 2340 for more information).
To book tickets call Sean or Beth on 011 403 1563 / 2340 or email the theatre at firstname.lastname@example.org.
** Special school performances are available at R80 per learner plus for every 20 learners there is one complimentary ticket per educator – extra educators R80 each and all other accompanying adults are R100 each.
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