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KAY’S LUL­LABY Fleur du Cap-win­ning ac­tor Sne Dladla is the mu­si­cal di­rec­tor of this new dance­drama mon­tage in­spired by the life of the late Kay Hess and liv­ing with Alzheimer’s. Dladla has mashed up mu­si­cal and dance gen­res – in­clud­ing African and hip hop. The per­form­ers are Natasha Hess, Romy Jo Swales, Jas­maine Rose and Liam Gille­spie. Dladla: “Kay was Natasha’s grand­mother. Kay was the in­spi­ra­tion, but this is not a true story. It’s a mix­ture of truth and imag­i­na­tion.” It is at The Gal­loway Theatre (Wa­ter­front Theatre School) from Wed­nes­day to Satur­day. Tick­ets are R120 at www.wa­ter­frontthe­atreschool. co.za or call Sharon on 082 772 8867. CAT­TLE DRIVE The Rose­bank Theatre has ex­tended the run of this three-han­der, un­til Novem­ber 16. Subti­tled The Story of the African Cow­boy, it pro­vides in­sight into the com­ing of age rit­ual of young men who push herds of cat­tle through the bush of Botswana. The ac­tors are Nh­lanhla Mkhwanazi, Motheo Madisa and Ta­fara Ny­at­sanza. Tick­ets are R225 which in­cludes a two-course din­ner at Home­Town, a restau­rant near the theatre. Book at www. webtick­ets.co.za or call Liz on 072 3166 133. DIE ONTELBARE 48 Last chance to see Wes­sel Pre­to­rius’s satir­i­cal drama which wraps up its run to­day – with shows at 3pm and 8pm at the Bax­ter’s Flip­side. It’s a beau­ti­fully per­formed and poignant piece of theatre – set in the school hall of a small town. Tick­ets are R120. Book at Com­puticket. @TheCapeRobyn

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