Musical Memory Lane


Artistic Supervisor

Paul Griffiths


Featured Artists

Roland Perold

Why do musical theatre characters burst into song? Isn’t it strange? Oh yes, but we love it! A lively collection of early musical theatre highlights brought to life by Roland’s wit, charm and pianistic virtuosity… not to mention a soothing hot cup of tea.


Roland Perold leads this charming trip down memory lane as he explores hits from the Golden Age of Musical Theatre; featuring composers like Bernstein, Gershwin, Rodgers & Hammerstein, Sondheim and others.

Armed with his deep love of the genre, anecdotes are shared and important questions asked, like: Why is it that characters in musicals burst into song!? And just how do you solve a problem like Maria?

The debonair Perold entertains from the piano with a new twist on many familiar tunes that have shaped the careers of these iconic writers. Well known tunes like “Two for Two”, “Oklahoma” and “September Song” feature. This cabaret has been extremely popular brining delight to old and young. It has played various venues around South Africa, England and on the high seas.

An entertaining show for the older generation. The superb pianist and composer Roland Perold takes the audience on a trip down memory lane.”
Zubin Jacobs (Cue, National Arts Festival)

“Superb pianist & composer!
Roland Perold takes the audience
on a trip down memory lane.”

Z. Jacobs (Cue, National Arts Festival)

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