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Sept. 15, 2022

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Mr Hare meets Mr Mandela on stage at Montecasino

Mr Hare meets Mr Mandela on stage at Montecasino

“Mr Hare finds an R200 note and, of course, it belongs to Mr Mandela…”

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  • The show is a stage adaptation of a book by Chris Van Wyk with illustrations by Paddy Bouma.
  • With a brand-new script, joyful music and characters aplenty, the show promises to be fun for the whole family.

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Treat your youngsters these school holidays! Peoples Theatre is proud to be staging the endearing crowd pleaser Mr Hare meets Mr Mandela for a limited season at Pieter Toerien’s Montecasino Theatre & Studio, from Tuesday September 27 to Sunday October 9 2022.

Warm your hearts with the tale of how Mr Hare takes on the biggest lost-and-found adventure. An original production of one of Chris van Wyk’s last stories, Mr. Hare Meets Mr. Mandela is ideal for the whole family, and will be on tour at Montecasino!

The show is a stage adaptation of a book by Chris Van Wyk with illustrations by Paddy Bouma. Directed by Daniel Geddes, the cast of four dynamic, charismatic professional actors engage the audience with active participation, fun, comedy and adventures!

 Mr Hare Meets Mr Mandela is a tale about bravery, honesty and persistence, as well as the significance of being literate and the importance of reading, something dear to the late Madiba’s heart.

Mr Hare finds an R200 note and, of course, it belongs to Mr Mandela because it has his face on it…or so the illiterate Mr Hare thinks. Mr Hare sets off to return the note to its rightful owner.

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Mr Hare meets Mr Mandela on stage at Montecasino

Mr Hare meets Mr Mandela

With a brand-new script, joyful music and characters aplenty, the show promises to be fun for the whole family, as well as teaching children the many wonders of stories and being able to read them. The moral of the story is that if we do not learn from our experiences, we are bound to repeat them, and poor Mr Hare believes it is fine to be illiterate.

Mr Hare meets Mr Mandela runs for one hour with no interval.
Here’s a taste of what to expect from Mr Hare meets Mr Mandela:
View the trailer here: https://youtu.be/woH7cKinVfE
Says Jill Girard, Director of Peoples Theatre; “We at Peoples Theatre are so thrilled to collaborate with Pieter Toerien’s Montecasino Theatre & Studio and bring this charming children’s book to life. There’s no better treat for your kids these school holidays!”
Performance Times:
Tuesdays and Wednesdays: 11:00 and 14:30
Thursdays and Fridays: 11:00 and 15:00
Saturdays and Sundays: 12:00 and 15:00

PLEASE BOOK EARLY TO AVOID DISAPPOINTMENT

Ticket Prices:

R165 per person for members of the public

R135 if you are a member of the Peoples Theatre Club (bookings through Peoples Theatre only!)

R135 for public accompanying members

R145 for Senior Citizens

For school group rates, please contact the theatre directly.

For bookings or enquiries:

Call Sne at the Peoples Theatre on 011 877 6841 or e-mail info@peoplestheatre.co.za or call Geraldine at Pieter Toerien’s Montecasino Theatre on 011 511 1988 or e-mail geraldine@montetheatre.co.za

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