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Emperors Palace presents a brand new entertainment line-up for 2012

04 January 2012

Ditch the holiday blues and kick-start the New Year at Emperors Palace with an event line-up to please all entertainment fanatics! Rock bands, cabaret shows, cycling and acrobatic shows are just a few of the hot happenings to expect at the Palace of Dreams in 2012.

Sit back, relax and take a trip down memory lane with a brand-new cabaret in the Odeon Showbar, Retro Fever! Directed and produced by the talented Rob Pucci, the cast will take the audience on a musical journey as they perform the biggest hits from the 70’s, 80’s and 90’s. Tickets are R65 per person and can be purchased at the door, and include a complimentary cocktail on arrival. Retro Fever will be performed from 13 January to 14 April, Fridays and Saturdays only, and seating is unreserved.

See the nation’s favourite rock band, The Parlotones, take to the stage at the Theatre of Marcellus as they perform their biggest hits. Catch the multi-award winning band on 19 and 20 January. Tickets are priced from R215 per person

In celebration of the Chinese New Year the China National Acrobatic Troupe, who have won more than 45 gold medals and performed in over 113 countries worldwide, will have audiences captivated with their acrobatic show entitled, Chinese Marvels. See this incredibly talented troupe perform for the first time in the South Africa at the Theatre of Marcellus form 27 – 29 January. Tickets are priced from R175 per person.

The multitalented superstar, Zahara will captivate audiences on 3 and 4 February in the Theatre of Marcellus as she performs her biggest hits, including her platinum selling debut record, ‘Loliwe’. Born in the Eastern Cape, Zahara has created a mesmerising mix of soul, folk and traditional music. Her debut album features 12 soulful tracks performed in both isiXhosa and English. Tickets start from R115 per person.  

For all cycling enthusiasts, don’t miss the 2012 ASCA Emperors Palace Cycle Classic from 4 - 6 February. Now in its fifth year, the high endurance event comprises of an entire weekend full of fun activities with more than R50 000 in prize money. Choose your distance from 20, 40, 50 or 97km. A special children’s race for 2 to 4 year olds, and 5 to 8 year olds provide even more fun for the family. To enter online simply visit or For further information please contact the race office on (011) 662 2494 or email

Singer and songwriter extraordinaire, Nataniël returns to the Theatre for Marcellus in his latest stage production, Black White Man Woman. Following Nataniël’s success with the C-trilogy – Coronation, Cathedral and Combat, his latest production celebrates all the grey and in-between areas, in true Nataniël style! Don’t miss this funny, yet heart-rending show from 16 February – 25 March. Tickets start from R140 per person. .

Tickets for the above shows can be booked through the Emperors Palace Box Office on (011) 928 1297/1213 or Computicket on or 083 915 8000.

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