Gqeberha is in the Mood for Love: Welcome to the Love Shack Valentine’s Cabaret

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As February unfurls its romantic tendrils, the Friendly City, is preparing to immerse itself in a symphony of love and entertainment.

The stage is set, the lights are poised to dazzle, and the air is filled with anticipation for the annual Valentine’s Cabaret, orchestrated by none other than the Port Elizabeth (PE) Gilbert and Sullivan Society. This year, they invite you to indulge in an enchanting evening of local talent and delectable cuisine at the iconic Savoy Theatre. It’s time to embrace the spirit of love, Gqeberha-style, where local is indeed lekker!

Anticipation permeates the air as the PE Gilbert & Sullivan Society unveils its latest masterpiece, “Welcome to the Love Shack.” Led by the esteemed Rose Cowpar, this captivating cabaret promises an evening of enchantment and delight for all who attend. With a diverse lineup of local performers, including seasoned veterans and fresh faces, the stage is set for an unforgettable experience.

Directed by Cowpar herself, alongside the talented Jesse Barth as Vocal Director and Vernon Van Der Merwe as Choreographer, this production promises to ignite the senses and capture the essence of romance. From chart-topping hits to beloved classics, the repertoire spans genres, ensuring there’s something for everyone to enjoy.

As the curtains rise, audiences will be transported on a musical journey, serenaded by the likes of Harrison Dax Nash and Andre MacKay, among other surprise guests. Whether you’re celebrating with a loved one, or friends, or flying solo, this is an event not to be missed.

Event Details:

  • What: Welcome to the Love Shack: A Valentine’s Cabaret
  • Where: The Savoy Theatre, Diaz Rd & Stirk St, Parsons Hill, Gqeberha
  • When: February 14th – 18th, 2024

Tickets are priced at just R120, or R850 for a table of eight, making it accessible for all to revel in the magic of the Love Shack. For the Valentine’s Day performance, patrons can indulge in a special package including a 3-course meal and the show for just R300 per person.

Secure your seats by booking online, or contact Rose at 072 906 1977 or via email at Seating will be arranged at tables, where patrons are welcome to bring along a picnic or indulge in finger snacks available at the Coffee Bar. For those craving something heartier, delicious burgers will be served during the weekend shows, accompanied by a selection of beverages from the Savoy Bar.

While Valentine’s Day may be the catalyst for this spectacular event, the Valentine’s Cabaret is for everyone, regardless of relationship status. So gather your friends, colleagues, or book club buddies, and join in the celebration of community and creativity.

In supporting the Port Elizabeth Gilbert & Sullivan Society, you’re not only treating yourself to an evening of entertainment but also contributing to the vibrant arts scene in Gqeberha. So mark your calendars, spread the word, and let’s make this Valentine’s Cabaret a night to remember. Because in the Friendly City, love truly knows no bounds.