We Are The Champions is the tribute of all tributes, as we celebrate the music of the some of the greatest pop icons of all time - Michael Jackson, Elton John, Tina Turner, Pink and Freddie Mercury – at The Barnyard Theatre at Gateway from 16 July to 25 August.
All these unforgettable names on one stage, in one show, singing number one hits from the last five decades of pop and rock music. These artists have dominated the charts and influenced the world immensely, so can be referred to as “champions of the world” and the music industry.
The show features a 10-piece cast, and the lead vocalists look like, sound like and pay tribute to these incredible artists with passion, soul and authenticity.
Experience the vibrancy of Pink performed by Yvette Barnard with hits such as Raise Your Glass, Perfect, So What, Just Like A Pill and Blow Me (One Last Kiss).
The pop maestro skills of Elton John are performed by Rainer Jadischke, who is a pianist and vocalist extraordinaire, paying tribute to songs such as Crocodile Rock, Sad Songs, Nikita, I’m Still Standing and Candle In The Wind..
Samantha Tirivacho as Tina Turner brings you the soul and passion of the Queen of Rock with hits like River Deep Mountain High, Proud Mary, (Simply) The Best, Private Dancer and What’s Love Got to Do With It.
Jonothan Didlick plays the flamboyant role of Freddie Mercury, portraying the glitz and glamour of this amazing vocalist with the hits Somebody To Love, Bicycle Race, Don’t Stop Me Now and We Will Rock You and many more.
Danny Goodman plays the role of Michael Jackson, bearing an uncanny resemblance to this pop icon. Experience a world class performance with his hits, including Billie Jean, Beat It, Bad and Man In The Mirror.
We Are The Champions is about showmanship, charisma and the passion of these Barnyard performers paying tribute to every nuance of these champion icons. Experience this phenomenal cast in a musical stage show that will have you mesmerised and screaming for more!
Tickets are R140 per person from Wednesday to Saturday, with discounted specials of R105 per person every Tuesday night and R95 per person for the Sunday matinee show. For bookings and enquiries, phone The Barnyard Theatre on 031 – 566 3045 or visit www.barnyardtheatres.co.za/gateway. For further information e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.facebook.com/gatewaybarnyard.