Arts and Culture

Gold Reef City set to sizzle with fiery dance and musical extravaganza, Ignited!

May 16, 2019, Author: Hello Joburg

Hello Joburgers, Gold Reef City is warming up to showcase a fiery new dance extravaganza, entitled Ignited. This music and dance spectacular will take to the stage on Friday, 24 May 2019, at The Lyric, with performances running until Sunday, 16 June 2019.

Ignited – a collaboration with renowned show director, producer and choreographer, Jared Mackenzie, promises guests a night to remember featuring spectacular costumes, fiery dance routines, and jaw-dropping performances by talented singers, Tracey-Lee Oliver and Nigel Morkel, who take the lead roles in this phenomenal show.


Twice nominated for her performance as Deena Jones in Dreamgirls, Oliver has also blown audiences away in Motown and Knights of Music at Gold Reef City. Having worked as a session musician and casino entertainer, as well as competing in Project Fame (M-Net), Afrikaans Idols (KykNet) and, most recently, The Voice (M-Net), she is firmly on the road to stardom.

Capetonian, Morkel, is a talented dancer, singer, songwriter and actor. After studying drama at John Vander Ross in 1994, he was a member of PIC and Gods Disciples Gospel bands in 1995, became a Coca Cola Popstars finalist in 2002 and moved on to become a member of the nationally acclaimed band, Afro Z. Notably, he shared the 2004 International Hip Hop Championship trophy.


“We are always excited to present such tremendous talent at Gold Reef City. Dance and music are such a huge part of South African culture, and we can’t wait to see our guests enjoying this scorching new show. We urge our patrons to book tickets soon to avoid disappointment,” says Feron Somiah, Marketing Manager at Gold Reef City.

Book your tickets to Ignited now at Tickets are also available at Computicket for R100. Reward Cardholders can save from 10% on ticket purchases.


Make a night of it

Gold Reef City boasts a brand-new restaurant offering, Billy G Buffet Restaurant. Fuel up before the show with a wide variety of culinary delights. From succulent cuts of meat at the carvery to a variety of casseroles, curries and vegetarian offerings, pasta dishes, salads and tantalising desserts – there is something to suit every palate.

For more information on Ignited at the Lyric and Gold Reef City’s offerings, go here.

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