The Jenna Lowe Trust presents Celebrity Sunday
Sunday 7 September sees celebrities coming together for a spectacular evening of uplifting entertainment for the Jenna Lowe Trust.
Compered by the inimitable Marianne Thamm, top-class local and international entertainers include Suanne Braun, Kim Kallie, Albert Combrink, Cape Town’s best comedians and contemporary dancers, as well as Brendan van Rhyn – the 2014 Fleur du Cap winner, currently starring in the Fugard Theatre’s hit musical The Rocky Horror Show – to mention but a few! See the Baxter website for programme updates.
Proceeds to the Jenna Lowe Trust to support 19-year-old Jenna’s transplant costs. See www.jennalowe.org to follow her journey.
ABOUT THE ARTISTS
Zip Zap Circus is a social circus that was founded in Cape Town in 1992, to inspire young people and help build a new culture of peaceful coexistence in South Africa. Working with a diverse community of children from all backgrounds, Zip Zap helps kids to ‘dare to dream’ and learn to make those dreams a reality. Zip Zap’s programmes are all free to participants, with financial and material support coming from individuals, organization, corporations and foundations. In South Africa and the world, Zip Zap is recognized across Governments, Ministries of Education, Tourism, Arts & Culture and private societies, as a major contributor to the development within the iconic ‘Mother City’ and providing sustainability of the circus arts in South Africa.
Alan Committie is one of SA’s leading award-winning comic performers. He is best known for his stand up based one-man shows including No Seriously?, Dick and I, Fully Committied, Titanic on Ice, Stressed to Kill and Happily Ever Laughter, as well as his starring role in Defending the Caveman (over 650 performances!). Committie received a Fleur de Cap Best actor award for Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead and a Naledi theatre Award for Best comic performance for Stressed to Kill.
Alan has appeared in numerous stand-up and directed a number of projects including Offbeat Broadway 4, Cracks and the City and Not the Midnight Mass: 21year celebration. He has appeared in a number of farces for Pieter Toerien and had served as creator and executive producer of SABC3’s sitcom Those Who Can’t; and as writer and star of Van der Walt’s Fault (Mnet) and Laugh Out Loud (Mnet).
All funds raised go to The Jenna Lowe Trust to support medical costs for 19 year old Jenna who is awaiting a double lung transplant.