Gospel Spectacular at The Mandela Stage is a feel-good show for the entire family

LEGEND: Teboho Moloi will perform at Gospel Spectacular at Joburg Theatre.

Gospel is South Africa’s top music genre and now Joburg Theatre and ATTV presents Gospel Spectacular, set to run at The Mandela Stage.

Heading up the 30-strong cast are top South African gospel and pop artists Brian Temba, Connell Cruise and Mahalia Buchanan, who are backed by a large ensemble of singers and dancers.

STRONG WOMAN: Mahalia Buchanan will perform gospel music at Joburg Theatre.

Traditional gospel legend Teboho Moloi also makes a special appearance in this musical masterpiece. Not only will the cast perform everyone’s gospel favourites such as O Happy Days, Malibongwe, Stomp, Moya Wam and Joyful, Joyful, each will also perform some of their own songs, so fans won’t go away disappointed.

Gospel Spectacular is a feel-good show for the entire family and has something for fans of virtually every gospel genre.

POP CULTURE: Pop meets Gospel as Connell Cruise performs at Gospel Spectacular.

From pop hits such as Shackles by Mary, Mary to traditional songs, O Mpha Tsohle by Teboho Moloi, movie favourites such as I Will Follow Him, to light classics, You Raise Me Up and The Prayer, to sing-along praise songs, Ancient of Days and Jesu Ke Moloki Waka – Gospel Spectacular has it all. Even Carman’s dramatic story song, The Champion, gets staged with incredible lighting, graphics and stage effects.

THE MAN: Brian Temba will perform for his fans.

Award-winning creative director, Andrew Timm is responsible for mounting one of the most ambitious musical extravaganzas of the year. The choreography is put together by showbiz veteran, Sandy Dyer and the musical director for the show is Dale Scheepers, former musical director for Showtime Australia and band leader of the Joburg Theatre Panto 2017.

“Gospel Spectacular will be just that,” said Timm. “Patrons will be dazzled by the sheer visual spectacle of it all, but the real stars of the show are the songs. There’s something for everyone.”

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