MY PAST PRODUCTIONS

 

THE OFFBEAT BROADWAY TRILOGY

Dusting off the old hits and showcasing the new, the show includes hits from well known shows like Joseph, CATS, Chicago, The Lion King, Miss Saigon , Phantom andLes Miserables. It also incorporates the old classics like South Pacific and Porgy and Bess , as well as the lesser known, yet more adventurous gems like Rent. Also showcased are Broadway and the West End's recent offerings like Notre Dame de Paris and The Beautiful Game. 

 

While sending up the genre they all love, the cast also gives the audience the occasional glimpse of what it's like to work in their crazy, cutthroat industry as they poke fun at the various situations and characters they encounter on a daily basis. If you haven't been lucky enough to catch them before be sure not to miss them again in this tribute to everything you love and hate about musicals!

About the “Offbeat Broadway” Trilogy

Commissioned by Theatre Impresario Pieter Toerien the original “Offbeat Broadway ” played to a riotous reception at the Theatre on the Bay in 2000 and 2001. The run was extended due to popular demand and was followed by “Offbeat Broadway 2” in 2001/2002. This season garnered 4 Vita Nominations in categories Best Performance in a Musical and Best Musical alongside CATS . “Offbeat Broadway 3”, the final instalment in the trilogy has recently also been critically acclaimed and nominated for a Vita in the category Best Performance in a musical.

In the time since it's inception the cast have been truly blessed by the responses they have received from audiences all over the country. They have toured extensively in South Africa playing in (among other places) Cape Town, Durban, Port Elizabeth, Plettenberg Bay as well as the Hilton and Grahamstown Arts Festivals and in Johannesburg.

Tours further a field rewarded them with capacity houses in London, Namibia and Zimbabwe.

 

 

Offbeat 2

Celebrate Broadway's most loved and loathed musical showstoppers with four-time Vita nominated hit show “Offbeat Broadway”. Three of the Mother City's hottest talents, with a host of Fleur Du Cap and Vita Nominations between them, present a wacky, light-hearted look at the world of musical theatre with a refreshingly funky edge.

 

Anton Luitingh, Paul du Toit and Lindy Abromowitz known to local audiences for their performances in the “CATS”, “District Six”, “The Rocky Horror Picture Show”, “HONK!”, “Grease”, “Into The Woods”, “The Sound of Music”, “Annie”, “Sixty Something”, “Showboat” as well as “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolored Dreamcoat” star in this musical theatre “must see”.

Dusting off the old hits and showcasing the new, the show includes showstoppers from well known musicals like Cats, Les Miserables , Joseph And His Amazing Technicolored Dreamcoat, The Lion King, Miss Saigon , Phantom of the Opera and Chicago. It also incorporates the old classics like South Pacific and Porgy and Bess , as well as the lesser known, yet more adventurous gems like Rent. Also showcased are Broadway and the West End's recent offerings like Notre Dame de Paris and The Beautiful Game. 

While sending up the genre they all love, the cast also gives the audience the occasional glimpse of what it's like to work in their crazy, cutthroat industry as they poke fun at the various situations and characters they encounter on a daily basis.

If you haven't been lucky enough to catch them before be sure not to miss them again in this tribute to everything you love and hate about musicals!

About the “Offbeat Broadway” Trilogy 

Commissioned by Theatre Impresario Pieter Toerien the original “Offbeat Broadway ” played to a riotous reception at the Theatre on the Bay in 2000 and 2001. The run was extended due to popular demand and was followed by “Offbeat Broadway 2” in 2001/2002. This season garnered 4 Vita Nominations in categories Best Performance in a Musical and Best Musical alongside CATS . “Offbeat Broadway 3”, the final instalment in the trilogy has recently also been critically acclaimed and nominated for a Vita in the category Best Performance in a musical.

In the time since it's inception the cast have been truly blessed by the responses they have received from audiences all over the country. They have toured extensively in South Africa playing in (among other places) Cape Town, Durban, Port Elizabeth, Plettenberg Bay as well as the Hilton and Grahamstown Arts Festivals and in Johannesburg.

Tours further a field rewarded them with capacity houses in London, Namibia and Zimbabwe.

 

 

OFFBEAT BROADWAY 3
 

 

 

Musicals You Love to Loathe!

 

They're back. Again! The unbelievably talented trio that brought you two sell-out seasons of “Offbeat Broadway”, that earned them no less than four Vita nominations, with the all new “Offbeat Broadway 3”. The show runs at the Theatre on the Bay from 25 April until 24 May 2003, and is directed by theatre veteran Blaise Koch.

After playing to sold out houses in Cape Town, Durban, Port Elizabeth as well as the Grahamstown and Hilton festivals, Anton Luitingh, Paul Du Toit and Lindy Abromowitz return to the Theatre on the Bay, with their unique brand of musical comedy to give nearly forty of the world's most loved and loathed musicals their wacky and sometimes irreverent treatment.

Dusting off the old hits and showcasing the new, the show includes showstoppers from well known musicals like Les Miserables, Miss Saigon, Rent and Sunset Boulevard, old classics like Annie Get Your Gun and South Pacific as well as numbers from lesser known gems like Sunday In The Park With George. Also showcased are Broadway's latest offerings like Notre Dame de Paris and Closer To Heaven by the Pet Shop Boys and, of course, not forgetting (since Anton is in the current production), the hairiest hit of them all, the ubiquitous Cats!

While sending up a genre they all love, the cast also gives the audience a glimpse of what it's like to work in their crazy, cutthroat industry as they poke fun at the various situations and characters they encounter on a daily basis.

This all new “Offbeat Broadway 3” is the first of the series to play Gauteng where it has opened at Pieter Toerien's Montecasino Theatre to unanimous rave reviews, packed houses and standing ovations nightly proving once again what great talent Cape Town produces.

If you weren't lucky enough to catch them last time be sure not to miss this tribute to everything you love and hate about musicals! And if you did see the first 2 editions of this fabulous show you should now be calling our box office for tickets to see the all new “Offbeat Broadway 3”. 

About the “Offbeat Broadway” Trilogy 

Commissioned by Theatre Impresario Pieter Toerien the original “Offbeat Broadway ” played to a riotous reception at the Theatre on the Bay in 2000 and 2001. The run was extended due to popular demand and was followed by “Offbeat Broadway 2” in 2001/2002. This season garnered 4 Vita Nominations in categories Best Performance in a Musical and Best Musical alongside CATS . “Offbeat Broadway 3”, the final instalment in the trilogy has recently also been critically acclaimed and nominated for a Vita in the category Best Performance in a musical.

In the time since it's inception the cast have been truly blessed by the responses they have received from audiences all over the country. They have toured extensively in South Africa playing in (among other places) Cape Town, Durban, Port Elizabeth, Plettenberg Bay as well as the Hilton and Grahamstown Arts Festivals and in Johannesburg.

Tours further a field rewarded them with capacity houses in London, Namibia and Zimbabwe.