Friday, 13 September 2019
Venue: The Lyric Theatre
Tickets: From R180 per person
“In Therapy” sees the return of various popular theatrical characters such as Uncle Bala, Harry Mama, Dollia Mausie and Professor Pyarelal. All of these endearing characters have become household names in South Africa, after being created for popular radio shows since 1994.
The versatile Vikash Mathura, who plays all of the aforementioned characters, is joined on stage for the first time ever, by his real-life wife, JJ Mathura. It is a laugh-a-minute comedy that is set in JJ’s lounge. It’s a typical day in her life…during which she is visited by various “friends” who want to discuss their deepest thoughts, challenges, and secrets. Her first guest is “Professor Pyarelal”, an academic poser who believes that he is God’s gift to women! He is followed by “Dollia Mausie”, an eccentric over-the-top dresser, who believes that every man is out to woo her! The third guest is “Harry Mama”, the brash Durban-based entrepreneur who will do anything to earn a quick buck! “Uncle Bala”, one of the country’s record-breaking theatre characters, also visits JJ to share his trials and tribulations. Finally, Vikash arrives home and is confronted by JJ about various issues that husbands and wives typically discuss, albeit only behind closed doors!Don’t miss this laugh-a-minute comedy!