What you need to know about Ian von Memerty’s ‘The Prince of the Piano’ online show

Enjoy Ian von Memerty’s online show called ‘Prince of the Piano’ from the comfort of your home this coming week.

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After many requests for a rebroadcast of Ian von Memerty’s Prince of the Piano one-man piano show, organisers decided to bring the show to audiences while in the comfort of their own homes.

The ‘perfect antidote’

The show was recently recorded in the Magnetic Storm studio, with dazzling lights, fantastic sound and a full TV camera rig.

Fans can expect Von Memerty (who is popularly known for co-hosting the SABC2 reality dance competition Strictly Come Dancing among many more things) in his one-man piano show where he will “give viewers the chance to enjoy a full-blown theatrical experience”.

“From Elton John to Freddy Mercury, Carol King, Liberace, Stevie Wonder and Billy Joel; enjoy a full-blown theatrical experience from the comfort of your home! The perfect antidote to the winter lockdown blues.”

Ticket details

  • You can get access to the show from 19:00 on Friday, 15 August 2020.  
  • Tickets range from R120 and are available on quicket.co.za.
  • Once you buy a ticket you will get a confirmation email with a link to view. When you click on that link you can then watch the show on that device (or if you are tech-savvy you can then link that device to your smart TV) whenever you want over the next week.
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More about Ian von Memerty

Ian von Memerty is a Zimbabwean-born South African entertainer, actor, singer, musician, writer, director and television presenter. He is also known for conceptualising and performing in the two-man piano show A Handful of Keys, which celebrated its 1000th performance in August 2009. Born in Harare, Zimbabwe his performance career began in the ’80s and included directing titles such as The Rocky Horror Show, Umoja, Fiela’s Child and Grease. He has received 15 national theatre awards, been nominated a further 17 times.

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Also read: You’re never too old – or young – to learn how to play the piano

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