Roodepoort Theatre, presents the most fun and festive show for the entire family. The Big bad musical, tells the story of the court case of the Big Bad Wolf who is being sued by the fellow villagers of story book land. It has all your favourite story book character – the Three Little Pigs, Boy who cried wolf, Little Miss Muffet as well as The fairy Godmother who represents fairytale land and wicked witch who represents The Big Bad Wolf. Included within this great funny story are fantastic original songs. The best part is the audience decide the ending – Guilty or not Guilty!
A courtroom has never been more lively and fun than in The Big Bad Musical. The jury, which is the audience, must decide the outcome of the biggest trial that’s ever taken place in the fairy-tale world. The notorious Big Bad Wolf is being slapped with a class-action lawsuit by quirky storybook characters who want to get even: Little Red Riding Hood, her Grandmother, the Three Little Pigs and the Shepherd in charge of the Boy Who Cried Wolf. The plaintiff’s attorney is Miss Fairy Godmother, while Mr. Wolf is represented by none other than The Wicked Witch, who was assigned the pro bono case – a clash in a trial that will be remembered forever after!
Lead cast for the Big Bad Musical
Mandla Gaduka – The judge
Mandla Gaduka is a South African actor best known for his starring role as Solomon, one of Lebo’s (Mahlubi Kraai) oldest and broke-est friends, in the SABC1 sitcom Gauteng Maboneng. It was his first major television role. He also plays the bit role of Choppa in the SABC1 soapie Generations. Gaduka made his feature film debut in the award winning science fiction movie District 9 in 2009, in the role of Fundiswa Mhlanga. In 2011 he was one of the contestants on the SABC1 reality competition Dance Your Butt Off. His weight at the start of the competition was 87.0kg and his BMI 32.7kg/m2. Mandla is from Mafikeng in the North-West.
Isabella and Rosie – News reporter
Isabella has for one so young achieved and experienced so many great opportunities. In 2007 she was ‘Joey’ in Peoples Theatre (Joburg Theatre Complex) production of” The Jungle Book”. Later in 2011 she was Alice in” Alice in Wonderland” and in the same year she understudied her sister as Belle in “Beauty and the Beast”. During 2012 she was Ariel – “The Little Mermaid”, Miss Pepper – “The Gingerbread Man 2”and in 2013 played Fairy Flora in “Sleeping Beauty”. She has sung Opera Arias with the JHB Symphony, The Rand Symphony and JHB Philharmonic Orchestras. Her biggest success to date was her debut performance with Rosie at The Lyric Theatre in “Born to Perform” 2015. She then took Rosie to SA GOT TALENT and was Runner- Up. Recently she appeared with Rosie as the MC for “Night of the Stars” with the Johannesburg Youth Orchestra.
Marissa Drummond – Fairy god mother
Marissa Drummond is a dedicated mother, artist and lover of life. Her enthusiasm for the entertainment industry is infectious. She is an actress best known for her roles in popular soaps Isidingo, Binneland (for which she received a Royalty Soapy Award for South Africa’s favourite female villain in 2014) and currently on Villa Rosa. She completed her BA Drama & Theatre Arts degree with merit at UFS and has grown into a well-known and loved film, television and theatre actress with numerous productions under her belt. Marisa is a sought after MC, guest speaker, voice over artist and singer. One of her favourite memories is A Little Organ Bach and others as soloist under the conducting eye of Richard Cock and coproducing her first short film STOM (based on her own experience with Post Natal Depression) was also a dream realized.
Ziyanda Yako – Evil stepmother
Ziyanda Yako was born in the culturally rich town of Grahamstown in the Eastern Cape. It is here where Ziyanda fell in love with the arts and first discovered her talents when the Princess of Africa, Yvonne Chaka Chaka, invited her onstage at the age of nine at the Grahamstown Arts festival. From then on she has been involved in numerous childrens choirs and drama groups. Ziyanda went on to study Musical Theatre at the Tshwane University of Technology and has since performed in numerous shows such as Footloose, Mulan, Dream girls, four of Jannice Honeyman Pantomimes, The Colored Museum. Ziyanda has also done countless corporate events around the country and internationally. Ziyanda has also appeared in local soap Scandal, tv series Ayeye and had a supporting role in the local film ‘Ingoma’. She is also the brand ambassador and face of Flori Roberts Cosmetics.
The Big Bad Musical is a must-see that is guaranteed to be a highlight on Roodepoort‘s 2016 theatre calendar.
Venue : Roodepoort Theatre
Address : 100 Christaan De Wet Road, Florida Park, Roodepoort.
Dates : 15 – 23 December 2016
Show Times : 14: 30 & 19: 30
Tickets range from : R100 – R150
To book tickets call 011 472 1373 6005 or visit https://www.roodepoorttheatre.com
For further information please contact: Azwihangwisi on tell: 011 674 1357
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