Songs of Simon and Garfunkel – Theatre On The Bay This August

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 1 and 17 August, you will be able to hear them all live at Theatre On The Bay.  Expect to hear all the hits, including BRIDGE OVER TROUBLED WATER, CECILIA, THE SOUND OF SILENCE, SCARBOROUGH FAIR, YOU CAN CALL ME AL, MRS. ROBINSON and GRASSLAND.

HERE’S TO YOU is performed by a stellar all South African cast of 8 talented singers who all play musical instruments.  Under the Musical Directorhip of Wessel Odendaal, the cast is lead by Josh Ansley (#thevoiceSA2017 Runner-up) on guitar with Ashleigh Butcher on Banjo/Guitar/Ukelele, Daniel Geddes on Keyboards, Hanna So on Piano/Violin/Cello, Justin Swartz on Guitar/Vocal Percussion, Phindile Dube on Percussion and Sanli Jooste on Cello.

The show features thrillingly fresh, yet faithful re-interpretations of Simon & Garfunkel`s evergreen songs, blending nostalgia and imagination, so that generations, young and old can discover the magic of their music as if for the very first time.

 

ABOUT VR THEATRICAL

HERE’S TO YOU is produced by VR THEATRICAL, who burst onto the theatrical scene in 2016 with their smash hit musical I LOVE YOU, YOU’RE PERFECT, NOW CHANGE.  In the next 2 years they produce a string of existing Broadway material such as HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH, AVENUE Q and ROCK OF AGES, and stage some original adaptation, including PETER AND THE WOLF, a musical adaptation of THE LITTLE PRINCE and Charles Dickens’ A CHRISTMAS CAROL.

 

SHORT SYNOPSIS

Simon and Garfunkel’s great catalogue provides a carousel of memories that will be on display for a limited season in Johannesburg and promises to be the hottest musical ticket in town.

With a sensational cast of multi-talented performers who bring this timeless music alive in a theatrical setting, HERE`S TO YOU is a fresh take on Simon & Garfunkel`s classic songs that speak to all ages.

MORE INFORMATION

Genre:

Music Theatre

Dates:

1 to 17 August 2019

Venue:

Theatre On The Bay

Ticket prices:

R150 – R300

Tickets available at:

www.computicket.co.za or (021) 438-3301.

Cast:

Josh Ansley  |  Ashleigh Butcher  |  Phindile Dube  |  Daniel Geddes

Sanli Jooste  |  Hanna So  |  Justin Swartz  |  Wessel Odendaal

Produced by:

VR Theatrical 

Director:

Timothy le Roux

Musical Director:

Wessel Odendaal

Lighting Designer:

Oliver Hauser

Set Designer:

Nadine Minnaar

HERE’S TO YOU marks their first staged music concert with a theatrical setting.

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