Witness Reporter
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29 Jan 2008
00:00

Divas of music showcase at Barnyard

Witness Reporter

The first major show at the Barnyard Theatre at Gateway this year is Natural Woman, opening on January 29 and running until March 9.

The first major show at the Barnyard Theatre at Gateway this year is Natural Woman, opening on January 29 and running until March 9.

The show takes a seductive and powerful look at the history of women in modern music from a feminine perspective. The four female vocalists will be led by powerhouse and Barnyard favourite, Ramaine Barreiro Lloyd, who will be remembered for her sassy Tina Turner impersonation.

It’s a dynamic show that features the music of all the divas who have made their mark on the music world – Tina Turner, Sarah Brightman, Vanessa Mae, Nina Simone, Anastacia, Kelly Clarkson, Cher, Abba, The Supremes, Nancy Sinatra and many more.

The line-up of hits includes Man I Feel Like A Woman, River Deep Mountain High, Since You’ve Been Gone, I’m Outta Love, Dancing Queen and We Are Family.

Natural Woman is a party show featuring a broad range of music, from rock to pop, classical, country and even opera.

The 10-piece cast consists of Ramaine Barreiro Lloyd, Celeste Schoemann, Andrea Shine and Liezel Pieters on vocals, whilst Calli Thomson is on keyboard, Josh Thatcher on guitar, Alan Lloyd on drums, Benoit Grigaug on bass guitar, Anita Ruscoe on violin and Kirsty Madgin on saxophone.

Tickets are R100 per person from Wednesday to Saturday, with discounted specials of R65 for Tuesday night and Sunday matinee shows.

Natural Woman will also see the introduction of Super Saver shows at just R40 at matinee shows on the last Saturday of every month, Natural Woman’s super saver show is on February 23.

For bookings and inquiries, phone The Barnyard Theatre on 031 566 3045, or e-mail them on gateway@barnyardtheatres.co.za.