Plug In Theatre visited the Here's To You cast and got a sneak peak at what they have been working on in the rehearsal room. Have a look!
Fall in love with Simon & Garfunkel all over again in this dynamic, and uplifting musical journey through more than 20 classic hits!
Everyone knows the songs of Simon & Garfunkel and between 5 and 28 July, you will be able to hear them all live at Pieter Toerien’s Montecasino Theatre. Expect to hear all the hits, including BRIDGE OVER TROUBLED WATER, CECILIA, THE SOUND OF SILENCE, SCARBOROUGH FAIR, YOU CAN CALL ME AL, MRS. ROBINSON and GRACELAND.
HERE’S TO YOU Is performed by a stellar all South African cast of 8 talented singers who all play musical instruments. Under the Musical Directorship of Wessel Odendaal, the cast is lead by Josh Ansley (#thevoiceSA2017 Runner-up) on guitar with Ashleigh Butcher on Banjo/Guitar/Ukelele, Daniel Geddes on Keyboards, Hanna So on Piano/Violin/Cello, Justin Swartz on Guitar/Vocal Percussion, Phindile Dube on Percussion and Sanli Jooste on Cello.
The show features thrillingly fresh, yet faithful re-interpretations of Simon & Garfunkel`s evergreen songs, blending nostalgia and imagination, so that generations, young and old can discover the magic of their music as if for the very first time.
About Here's To You:
Simon and Garfunkel’s great catalogue provides a carousel of memories that will be on display for a limited season in Johannesburg and promises to be the hottest musical ticket in town. With a sensational cast of multi-talented performers who bring this timeless music alive in a theatrical setting, HERE`S TO YOU is a fresh take on Simon & Garfunkel`s classic songs that speak to all ages.
HERE’S TO YOU runs from 5 to 28 July 2019, with performances at 20:00 from Wednesdays to Saturdays, as well as 16:00 on Saturdays and 15:00 on Sundays. Tickets are available from R100 through Computicket (https://tickets.computicket.com/event/here_s_to_you___simon_and_garfunkel/7079501)
Timothy le Roux