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Emperors Palace, the ultimate family entertainment destination this holiday.

17 November 2010

Gauteng’s family entertainment mecca, Emperors Palace, heats things up this summer with a plethora of entertainment options suitable for young and old. From the beloved children’s show, Seussical Jr. and exciting boxing action, to brilliant music productions and the magical Garden of Lights, Emperors Palace is the place to be seen this holiday season.

Looking for something different, yet entertaining? Then Pierre Falerne's The Party, with an eclectic mix of singing impressions, ventriloquism, comedy and sexy dancers, is not to be missed. The Party will be performed throughout November from Wednesdays to Saturdays in the Odeon Showbar and ends on 12 December. Tickets are R65 per person and can be bought at the door.

Wondering what to do for a year-end function or how to entertain clients or family? Let the extraordinary new show, Cirque du Vic from 11 November in the Theatre of Marcellus, solve your problem. Experience a baroque wonderland filled with talented dancers, aerial strength acts and a spine-tingling contortionist while dancing to the biggest hits performed live by Dr Victor and The Rasta Rebels. This show phenomenon will be performed from Wednesdays to Sundays and tickets are R180 per person. For a meal and show package rate, please contact 011 928 1297.

For some hard-hitting boxing action, don't miss the Christmas Cracker Box and Dine on 30 November in the Centre Court. The rip-roaring line-up sees Joey Stigling, Ashley Dlamini and Warren Joubert step into the ring, to name but a few. Topping the bill for the SA Light Heavyweight Title is Johnny Muller and Ronnie Lategan. Tickets are R350 per person and bookings can be made with Jeff Ellis on 078 457 3030.

Emperors Palace will once again be bathed in a magical sea of lights during this festive season when the spectacular Garden of Lights are switched on from 3 December. Open daily from 19h00 to 22h30, the Gardens of Vespasian at the 5-star Peermont D'oreale Grande hotel will be transformed into a delightful wonderland filled with astounding Christmas light displays, characters and surprises. The Garden of Lights ends on 2 January and entrance to the garden is free.

Join the delightfully zany characters Cat in the Hat, Horton the Elephant, Gertrude McFuzz, and Mayzie La Bird for a musical trip into the wonderful wacky world of Dr. Seuss in Seussical Jr. The spectacular stage production features a toe-tapping, hand-clapping cornucopia of musical styles mixed with a talented and energetic cast that will keep both children and adults delighted and enthralled.  The show will be performed in 64 @ The Palace from 10 to 24 December, Thursdays to Sundays, and tickets are R95 per person.

The legendary Johnny Clegg will be celebrating his 30th anniversary to the South African music industry with Spirit is the Journey from 15 to 24 December in the Theatre of Marcellus. Fans will be entertained by Clegg's biggest hits, including Scatterlings of Africa; Cruel, Crazy Beautiful World, African Sky Blue and many more. Ticket prices start from R175 per person and special dinner and show packages are available at the Queen of the Nile restaurant and Tribes African Grill and Steakhouse.

A sizzling hot new show, City Heat starts on 15 December in the Odeon Showbar and runs until March 2011. This fast-moving, high paced energy show combined with a talented cast, beautiful costumes and great music is undoubtedly a must see.  Tickets are R65 per person and can be purchased at the door.

For more information and bookings, please contact the Emperors Palace Box office on 011 928 1297/1490 or visit Computicket on or 083 915 8000.


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