We Will Rock You postpones SA tour to 2022
Due to the national Covid-19 regulations as set out by the South African Government to allow for events to take place safely and current legislation that only allows for a total audience of 100 persons, SA producer Showtime Management and international partner Selladoor Worldwide are regretfully postponing the internationally acclaimed hit musical WE WILL ROCK YOU to 2022, pending future restrictions and legislation. WE WILL ROCK YOU is now scheduled to open at Cape Town’s Artscape Theatre Centre on Saturday, 12 March for a limited season, ending on Sunday, 03 April 2022. Thereafter the show moves to Montecasino’s Teatro, Johannesburg from Saturday, 09 April until Sunday 01 May 2022. Tickets are on sale only at Computicket.
“The health and safety of our WE WILL ROCK YOU audiences, company members and everyone involved in the production is of great importance and concern and we thank patrons for their understanding in these difficult times,” says local producer, Hazel Feldman of Showtime Management who added, “We remain positive that the show will go on and look forward to rocking South Africa next year with this brand new production of WE WILL ROCK YOU.” Full casting to be announced in due course.
Computicket is contacting all patrons direct regarding the exchange of their tickets for a new performance date or a refund. For all ticket queries, patrons are asked to complete the request form via this linkhttps://bit.ly/353IvXw. Refunds and exchanges will only be for the purchase value of the ticket. T&C’s Apply.
A 20% Early Bird special discount is available for the months of June and July 2021 across all ticket prices valid for the first Wednesday and Thursday performances in both cities i.e. 16 and 17 March 2022 at Artscape and 13 and 14 April 2022 at Montecasino. The “Extra Early Bird” special offer does not apply to any other show discount.
Tickets for the 2022 SA touring dates of this brand-new production of Queen and Ben Elton’s multi award-winning rock musical WE WILL ROCK YOUfeaturing 20 of the rock legend band’s greatest hits, are on sale at Computicket. Call 0861 915 8000 or book online at www.computicket.com Computicket is the official exclusive ticketing agent and tickets should not be purchased from any other supplier/outlets.
WE WILL ROCK YOU
CAPE TOWN: Artscape Opera House. Saturday, 12 March to Sunday, 03 April 2022
JOHANNESBURG: Montecasino’s Teatro. Saturday 09 April to Sunday, 01 May 2022
Weekdays: Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays 20:00.
Weekends: Saturdays 15:00, 20:00; Sundays 14:00, 18:00
Easter: Friday, 15 April: 20:00.
Saturday, 16 April: 15:00, 20:00.
Sunday, 17 April: 18:00.
Monday, 18 April: 15:00.
Freedom Day: Wednesday, 27 April: 14:00 and 18:00.
TICKET PRICES including VAT
Midweek (Wednesday, Thursdays and Sundays 18:00): R200, R250, R320, R400
Weekend (Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays 14:00): R250, R320, R420, R500
SPECIAL DISCOUNT OFFERS
EARLY BIRD SPECIAL 20% DISCOUNT Available for the months of June and July 2021 across all ticket prices.
Only valid for Wednesday, 16 and Thursday, 17 March 2022 at Artscape and 13 and 14 April 2022 at Montecasino.
Does not apply to any other discount offer.
TERRIFIC TUESDAYS Only valid for Tuesday performances: R100, R150, R250, R350.
BOHEMIAN WEDNESDAYS only valid for Wednesday performances: R100, R150, R250, R350.
Not valid with any other discount offer
Wednesdays and Sundays 18:00 @ R250.00 per ticket (subject to availability) on the top two ticket prices.
Sunday 14:00 pensioner discount is limited to: Teatro Row U and ZC. Artscape Rows Q and U, subject to availability.
Tickets may only be purchased from a Computicket outlet and also at the Artscape Box Office.
Only one ticket per valid ID. Not valid with any other discount offer.
Computicket by calling 0861 915 8000, visit www.computicket.com or visit your nearest Computicket outlet.
20% Discount on groups of 15 and more – Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday 6pm performances only valid for the top two prices. Contact Jill Somers on 079 218 1658, firstname.lastname@example.org
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Showtime Management SA is a leading South African live entertainment show promoter and musical theatre producer, which has set the benchmark for the presentation of quality, international-standard shows and events, many of which have been presented throughout South Africa, Asia, Europe and Las Vegas. Musical Theatre productions include Fame; Chicago The Musical (2005, 2008 and 2018/9 International Tour); We Will Rock You,; Beauty & The Beast; High School Musical; Rent; Mamma Mia!; Dreamgirls; Menopause the Musical; Beautiful Creatures; Dirty Dancing; Jersey Boys; Annie; Priscilla Queen of the Desert; SA Representative for The Lion King Asia & International Tour. Concert productions and live shows include: The Rolling Stones; Frank Sinatra; Elton John; Rod Stewart; Pavarotti; Seal; Janet Jackson; Liza Minnelli; The 3 Tenors; Black Eyed Peas; Deadmau5; 50 Cent; George Benson; Swedish House Mafia; John Legend; Shakira; Tap Dogs; Eminem; Ultra Music Festival (2014 – 2020); Cirque Éloize iD (2014 & 2016); Disney On Ice (2014 – 2019); Jason Mraz; Russell Brand; Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre; Yusuf Cat Stevens; Slava’s Snow Show; The Illusionists; Dynamo, James Morrison, Monster Jam, Stomp, Marvel Universe LIVE!, Yo-Yo Ma. 2022 line-up: Disney On Ice, We Will Rock You.
Selladoor Worldwide was founded in 2009 by CEO David Hutchinson and CFO Phillip Rowntree, developing rapidly into an integral player of the UK and Ireland’s regional theatre landscape. The company has since established itself as one of the leading producers of mid- and large-scale touring theatre, with a well-established network of international offices and partners.
From the very outset, Selladoor Worldwide’s aim has been to make accessible work for our audiences, and their experience is at the heart of the company’s artistic planning. Our objective is to continue to encourage the next generation of theatregoers, primarily young adult audiences and first-time attendees. Our education programmes and online presence endeavour to provide the most comprehensive possible experience of our productions. Our origins lie in re-imagined classics and new commissions, which we continue to champion to this day. We are proud to be able to create a varied and distinctive programme; large-scale commercial touring is complimented by the company’s not-for-profit roots, and ongoing investment and development of new work. As a company operating across a range of scales we continue to deliver and invest in our regional and international patron base, as well as our product.
2019 saw the return of Flashdance The Musical with a tour in South Korea, the London premiere of William Finn and James Lapine’s Falsettos at The Other Palace, and UK tours of Amelie and Little Miss Sunshine. Both Fame and Madagascar The Musical continued their popular UK tours, with the former playing in the West End at the Peacock Theatre, and the latter touring extensively in international markets throughout 2020. The first West End production of Dolly Parton’s 9 to 5 The Musical continues at the Savoy Theatre, as well as undertaking a second UK tour in May. After the two successful UK tours of Elmer The Patchwork Elephant Show and Mr. Men & Little Miss On Stage, 2020 sees further international dates for our Selladoor Family productions. Selladoor are also thrilled to have announced the UK premiere of Bring It On The Musical, as well as the return of 80s cult classic favourite- Footloose The Musical, which will both embark on UK tours this year. Our international tour of We Will Rock You also launches this year in South Africa before continuing to the Philippines, Singapore, Hong Kong, Israel and beyond. Selladoor are thrilled with the variety of work in production, and remain committed to creating daring, diverse and dynamic productions that are accessible to all.
In 2019 Selladoor Creation announced a partnership with Hasbro to begin developing Monopoly: Lifesized Edition, an immersive theatrical experience due to open in London later this year. 2019 also brought another exciting venture to the Selladoor Worldwide group, with the announcement of Selladoor Venues. Selladoor Venues are the current operators for the Queen’s Theatre, Barnstaple; The Landmark, Ilfracombe; and Peterborough New Theatre. Selladoor Worldwide now have offices in Madrid, Bangkok, New York and Shanghai in addition to our headquarters in London, as we continue to produce and tour theatre worldwide.
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