Dear friends and other interesting creatures,
Everyone’s favourite radio man Malcolm Gooding is at the Foxwood Theatre in Houghton this Sunday, 11 May, with the popular Going Gooding.
This Tim Sandham and Angus Douglas co-production, co-written by Gooding, Sandham and Douglas is a witty, nostalgic look-back atGooding’s 40 year broadcast career. He takes audiences back to the ‘old radio days’ of South Africa, Squad Cars and cigarette advertisements and the 1995 Rugby World Cup victory. He uses his incredible gift for mimicry to play two dozen characters and captures the essence of a bygone era of South African broadcasting.
What reviewers have had say: “Although some references went straight over my head, they didn’t leave me untouched. If you are a fledgling of the new South Africa like me, I’d recommend bringing a parent along or befriending an older audience member so that you don’t miss your cue to chuckle. … from my youthful position I can testify that Going Gooding certainly extends beyond simply inducing nostalgia, and in fact paints compelling portraits of the past, whilst still grounding itself in the present.” Katy Scott, Whatsoncapetown.com
Going Gooding is “a rich and beautifully crafted piece of theatre. Malcolm Gooding, well-known to all South Africans as arguably the finest voice artist the country has produced with his team of writers, an hour-long show that weaves a colourful, hilarious and rich tapestry of those great days of South African radio and the characters that were so much part of our lives in those days.” Saxon de Kock, Citizen
“I expected to enjoy Going Gooding. What I did not expect was how MUCH I was going to enjoy i.” Moira de Swardt, Artscomments
“It was a great show. Amazing after all these years to hear his voice in the flesh, and what a voice, an almost surreal experience He really has a golden voice.” Dex Goodman, The Arts Mag
“I loved it. What a voice, what a career, what history! ” Christine Skinner, Theatre publicist
“Great show, very entertaining and filled with memories.” Clifford Graham, Monday Missile
Going Gooding will be performed at Foxwood Theatre 13, 5th Street, Houghton Sunday 11 May and again on 8 June at 5:30pm. Tickets are R140. Bookings: 011 486 0935 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Guests can enjoy the delicious buffet lunch before the show.
Going Gooding then moves to the Franschhoek Literary Festival with a performance on Saturday 17 May at 8pm at the Old School Hall. Tickets are R100 and can be booked atwww.webtickets.co.za.
Capetonians can look forward to two performances at the Kalk Bay Theatre on Sunday 18 May and on Tuesday 20 May at 8pm. Tickets are R100 and can be booked atwww.kalkbaytheatre.co.za
I wish you enough,
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