Dazzling Frank Sinatra international hit show to tour South Africa in March 2019
Frank Sinatra, one of music’s great icons, is all set to ignite the South African stage in 2019 in a dazzling big band international show, SINATRA AND ME, featuring celebrated British performer, Richard Shelton who has been described as “one of the world’s finest Sinatra interpreters”. Shelton is an award-winning actor and singer and his show comes directly from the West End and Los Angeles. He will be accompanied on stage by Adam Howard’s 17-piece Joburg Big Band.
“I’m very excited to be making my first visit to South Africa,” he says, “and being in the position to combine my two passions, travel and the music of Frank Sinatra and a big band. It is the perfect way to make what I hope will be the first of many visits.”
Talking about the show, Shelton says: “The show focuses on the wonderful music of Sinatra with hits including ‘I’ve Got You Under My Skin’, ‘Fly Me to the Moon’, ‘It Was a Very Good Year’ and ‘One For My Baby,’ as well as lesser known hits, including a very intimate rendition of ‘My Foolish Heart’.
This highly acclaimed show kicks off in Durban at the Rockwood Theatre on 12 March with four shows before heading to Gauteng, The Mandela at Joburg Theatre from 21 March, and is bound to hit all the high notes with Sinatra fans.
Hear the world’s greatest Sinatra interpreter sing the coolest Sinatra songs – an unforgettable night of song and storytelling.
After Joburg, SINATRA AND ME travels to East London, Port Elizabeth and Cape Town prior to heading far South to New Zealand.
Dates: 21 to 24 March
Time: Thursday and Sunday at 3pm, Friday and Saturday at 8pm
Ticket prices: From R150 to R400
Venue: Joburg Theatre (The Mandela)
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