Prosound Director, Mark Malherbe, provides sound design for Kickstart Production’s festive season pantomime, Sinbad the Sailor, currently being staged at Montecasino.
Montecasino, the multi-award-winning entertainment destination in Fourways Johannesburg, has teamed up with Kickstart Productions, the popular Durban-based Theatre Company, to present a fun-filled family pantomime for the festive season, Sinbad The Sailor, at the Teatro, from 19 November to 23 December 2022.
Written and directed by Steven Stead, designed by Greg King, the show is a riotous romp over the Seven Seas in the company of the famous sailor Sinbad and his madcap crew and family. With gloriously colourful sets and costumes that evoke the exotic mystery and magic of the Arabian Nights, and exciting music and dance inspired by Bollywood, enhanced by a beautiful lighting design by Denis Hutchinson, this is a unique, unforgettable pantomime experience for the entire family,
Technical theatre specialists, Gearhouse Splitbeam, served as technical suppliers for the show.
“It’s wonderful to see our theatres open and thriving again during the festive season after a long two years of Covid-related restrictions,” says Mark “Working with Alistair Kilby and the Splitbeam team meant that we had the privilege of using Meyer loudspeaker systems for the show, which provided a world-class audio experience for the production. Used in conjunction with DPA’s award-winning 4000 series lavalier microphones, the technical team, artists and, most importantly, the audience could not ask for more from an audio perspective.
“Thank you to Kickstart Theatre Company and the team at Montecasino for the opportunity to collaborate on a really fun and uplifting show,” he concludes.