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Metro FM all-star comedy line-up at Emperors Palace


13 June 2011


The Metro FM Comedy Experience is making its way to the Palace of Dreams for a laugh-till-you-drop comedy show on 24 and 25 June at the Theatre of Marcellus, Emperors Palace. Sponsored by Savanna, this comedy experience is bound to be one of the more exciting developments on the comedy calendar this year.

Live stand-up comedy is the new rage with local and international comedians enthralling growing hordes of comedy audiences nationwide.  With this backdrop in place, comedy fans will be thrilled to know that the Metro FM Lifestyle Experience will be extended into the comedy space with this premium packaged show. The line-up of comedians is a collective of some of the country’s finest comedians who will be armed with hilarious anecdotes that will keep the audience rolling with laughter. 

On the bill for this multimedia extravaganza is South African funny man Kagiso Lediga, Ntosh Madlingozi, Conrad Koch and Tol A$$ Mo. In addition, Metro FM’s Secret Ingredient midday team of Thato and Amon will be part of the show. Included in the line-up is the exclusive performance by DJ Lulo Café who will be closing the show with a bang. “As we celebrate our 25th anniversary, we are excited to be coming back into the comedy space,” says Metro FM Marketing Manager Victor Koaho. “Local comedy has grown in leaps and bounds in recent times with homegrown talent entertaining a burgeoning comedy audience nationwide. We are glad to be contributing to this movement by bringing this exclusive comedy property to the market,” adds Koaho. 

The Theatre of Marcellus at Emperors Palace will be configured in a manner that accommodates all the varied elements of the show. “This experiential entertainment solution is in high demand currently and we are excited that Metro FM is bringing this top notch brand to our venue,” says Entertainment Manager, Andi Shaughnessy.

“Savanna is proud to be associated with the Metro FM Comedy Experience incorporating local talent – it is almost a necessity to experience the lighter side of life today,” commented Savanna Marketing Manager, Dominic Romani-Backhouse. This comedy and music spectacular is brought by Metro FM and Savanna in association with Emperors Palace, Dream Team SA and Podium…The Comedy Merchants.

Tickets start from R180 per person and can be booked through the Emperors Palace Box Office on 011 928 1297/1490 or Computicket on www.computicket.com or 083 915 8000. Book this show on www.emperorspalace.com and qualify for a sizzling hot accommodation package. For a steal at R700 per room, spend a night at the 3-star Peermont Metcourt with breakfast at F.L.A.G Café or at the 4-star Peermont Mondior with breakfast at Oriana Restaurant. This special offer includes cocktails at Marc Antony’s and a dinner for two at the Queen of the Nile buffet restaurant. Terms and conditions apply.


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