How to make a splash with local talent
Singin’ in the Rain The Teatro at Montecasino Tickets R150 to R450 at computicket.com Runs until March 13 Praise has rained down on this exuberant, tap-tapping spectacle since it opened in Cape Town late last year – and now it is Joburg’s turn to make a splash.
Grant Almirall, who showed off his vocal prowess in the wonderful production of The Jersey Boys, returns to the big musical again, this time to show off his other skill: heart-stopping, footstomping tap dancing that would make Gene Kelly proud.
Wow, the cast of Singin’ in the Rain is spectacular. Bethany Dickson, who has most recently starred as Maria in The Sound of Music, is a show-stealer, as is Steven van Wyk as Cosmo Brown, and Taryn-Lee Hudson makes the most of getting one of the juiciest comic roles in musical history – Lina Lamont.
Based on the hit MGM musical of the same name made in 1952 with the wildly talented Kelly and Debbie Reynolds, the