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Theatre on the Bay Re-Opens with Alan Committie's Apocalaughs Now!
17 November 2020
Theatre On The Bay is THRILLED to announce that Alan Committie is back in his brand-new year-end stand-up show: Apocalaughs Now!
It’s been the wildest year yet with the most unexpected and crazy pandemic turning our existence inside out, and upside down. However, renowned funnyman Alan Committie is determined that we keep laughing in the face of it all. So, join him in his latest solo stand-up show which re-opens Theatre on the Bay this festive season.
Global lockdown, earthquakes in Plumstead, cigarette and alcohol bans, Cricket South Africa out for a duck, Trumpeting leaders blowing hot air and the only response we have had so far is to dance the Jerusalema (which is how drunk people pronounce Julius Malema after 2am in the morning). But now Committie explores how we can stay sane and healthy in body, mind and soul with his usual madcap verbal wit and physical comedy shenanigans.
Our intrepid jester tries to understand wellness coaches, explores the world of Tik-Tok videos, unpacks how we thought the world would end versus how it’s actually happening and may or may not have found the missing R500 billion promised to the nation!
So, book now for the limited 6 week run at the most scenic theatre in South Africa. Playing to only 50% capacity every night under the new regulations and following all COVID-19 health protocols this promises to be a superb evening of laughter and the best live entertainment you could have as the world comes crashing down around you.
He who laughs MASKED, laughs best!
Written and performed by Alan Committie
Directed by Christopher Weare
Duration: Approximately 90 minutes (no interval)
Age restriction: All ages
Individual ticket price: R200 throughout
NB: Tickets sold only in pairs
Bookings open today through Computicket.
NB: The Theatre On The Bay box-office will be open from Monday 23
Alan Committie is one of South Africa’s leading comic performers but, also known as a writer, director and producer. Over the last 23 years he is best known for starring in and writing his stand-up based one-man shows including The Lying King, Classy Clown, Planet Mirth, Love Factually, The Sound of Laughter and numerous others.
Committie is also remembered for his starring role in the long running Broadway hit show Defending The Caveman (963 performances!).
Straight theatre performances include the lead roles in The Producers, Richard III, Oleanna, Noises off, The Merry Widow, Little Shop of Horrors and Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead.
Committie has also directed numerous projects including The Outlaw Muckridge, Offbeat Broadway 5, The Play That Goes Wrong, Cracks In The City, Offbeat Broadway 4, The Comics Choice Awards, Wild, Rob van Vuuren Again and Not The Midnight Mass: 21 years.
Committie is a two times Fleur de Cap Best actor award winner (for Richard III and for Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead) and received a Naledi theatre Award for best comic performance for Stressed to Kill. He also has a SAFTA award for best supporting actor for his work on Laugh Out Loud. Alan has appeared in numerous stand-up festivals including hosting the Jive Cape Town Funny Festival for 10 of the 15 years it’s been presented.
For more info www.alancommittie.co.za or follow him on social media
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