The ever popular and irrepressible Soli Philander invites you to join him at the GrandWest Roxy Revue for the launch of his new show, The Passion Gap which runs from Friday, 26 July to 14 September, from Wednesday to Saturday.
In the Passion Gap Soli takes a closer look at Cape Town “the people and city of my heart”. The show features the ‘Passion Gap’ Ambassador of Cape Town, Gabieba Zuma-Gupta who will walk the red carpet, and the wonderful character Gadija who is ever ready to tell the audience what to stand up and speak about, so have your issues at the ready. The Passion Gap will also feature a Haal Uit En Wys (take out and show) feature showcasing the Mother City’s existing and emerging music, dance and comedy talent.
During the course of the show, Soli will review what makes Cape Town so special, and sometimes not so special. Soli has gone in search of bucket-toilet lovers, snoek addicts, ManU supporters (what do you call two guys getting married? Man United), narcissistic hair disorder sufferers, yard flowers, two-Facebook skinnerbekke (it’s complicated), Blackberry chargers, the last remaining Stormers supporters, radio presenters with South African accents and Gupta money to put together an unplugged slideshow of who this city does or doesn’t work for. He is also hoping, by the time the show starts, to have found an example of an honest politician.
The veteran performer personifies all that is great about Cape Town. The award-winning performer, with more than 20 years experience under his belt, became a household name nationally with TV programmes such as Liriekeraai, Are you smarter than a 5th grader, and more recently Liefling on Kyknet. Soli is also a veteran radio personality and the founder of Cape Town-based online radio station The Taxi, on which he is the headline presente
Doors open at 8.00pm and the curtain will be raised at 8.30pm. Tickets are available from Computicket at R78.00.
– Friday, 26 July to 14 September
– Wednesday to Thursday
– Doors open at 20h00, curtain rises at 20h30
– GrandWest Roxy Revue