Minstrel’s grace the stage

■ The musical production Satin to Sequins – More than a Minstrel, directed by Alistair Izobell, will be staged at the Baxter concert hall from Thursday June 28 to Saturday July 14. Written and produced by Oddball Concepts, the production aims to de-stigmatise the perceptions and culture of the Cape Town minstrels. The cast is made up of Carmen Maarman, Carlo Daniels, Austin Rose, Tashreeq de Villiers, Shadley Schroeder and Ashtevahn Mintoor, accompanied by a live band. The show runs at 8.15pm, except Sundays, with matinees on Saturdays June 20, July 7 and July 14 , at 4pm. Tickets cost R150. Book through Webtickets or at selected Pick * Pay stores. For discounted group block bookings and fund-raisers, contact Faghri on 064 684 8992.