The Weekend Guide

Muzi Mthabela explores suffering in Jobe

Muzi Mthabela explores suffering in Jobe

Offbeat Broadway 5 Behaving Badly: Directed by comedian Alan Committie and starring Anton Luitingh, Paul du Toit and Lindy Abromowitz, this send-up brings together some of the most loved and loathed musicals in a 70-minute irreverent romp. Details: The broadway show will take place until June 2 at The Drama Factory, 25 Comprop Square, Henry Vos Close, Asla Business Park, Strand. Tickets cost R120 to R140.
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Offbeat Broadway 5 – Behaving Badly is an irreverent romp

Street Food of the World: After the Pick n Pay team tried an array of street food from around the world, they have decided to bring it to South Africans through a cooking class. Details: The event will take place on May 31 at Pick n Pay Good Food Studio on Nicol, corner of Republic and William Nicol, Sandton. To book your space contact Annelise at or phone 011 998 3310.

Cape Heritage Wine Tasting: This event is inspired by the traditional foods of the Cape meals such as snoek, falafels, pickled fish, roti and spicy koeksisters, which are paired with today’s wines that include merlot and chenin blanc. Details: The wine tasting will take place on May 31 at the Spier Wine Farm, R310 Baden Powell Drive, Stellenbosch. Tickets cost R120. For more information or to book your tickets visit

Not a Musical: Following a successful run of Aunty Merle the Musical, Marc Lottering brings another stand-up comedy. Patrons can expect 80 minutes of new laugh-worthy material. Details: The show is on until June 8 at the Pieter Toerien Main Theatre at Montecasino in Fourways, Johannesburg. Tickets cost R100 to R240 from Computicket. For more information visit

Not a Musical is yet another hilarious Marc Lottering offering

Goliath Takeover: Comedy trio Jason, Donovan and Nicholas Goliath are taking over the Cape Town Comedy Club for an entire week. Patrons can also expect to see other comedians such as Carl Weber, Glen Biderman-Pam, Yaaseen Barnes and Dalin Oliver. There’s an age restriction of 17. Details: The comedy takeover will take place until June 2 at The Cape Town Comedy Club, The Pumphouse, 6 Dock Road, V&A Waterfront. Tickets cost R100 to R120 and can be purchased from Computicket. Patrons may have to share tables. Seating requests can be considered, but are not guaranteed. For more information visit

Jobe: The play is an adaptation of the biblical story of Job by Teboho Sengoai. Jobe is about a man who goes through hardship and pain and wants to understand his suffering. Jobe is directed by Josias Dos Moleele and the cast includes Muzi Mthabela, Mogau Paulina Motlatswi, Titus Mekgwe, Simpho Mathenjwa and Sengoai. Details: The play will run until June 15 at Auto & General Theatre on the Square, West Street, Sandown, Johannesburg. Tickets cost R150 and are available from Computicket. For more information visit

Evening Tea for Two: Enjoy an intimate date over sweet and savoury treats accompanied by your choice of a gin cocktail or a pot of tea or coffee. Details: This intimate event takes place until May 31 at The Oyster Box, 2 Lighthouse Road, Umhlanga Rocks. Tickets cost R290 for two people and are available from Quicket. For more information visit

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