Sinbad the Sailor is a pantomime that retells the famous story from The Arabian Nights. Sinbad, having lost his fleet of ships, teams up with Long John Slither to search for the black pearl, a magical artefact wanted by Morgiana the Magnificent, the Sultana of Baghdad.

Production Details

Teatro at Montecasino: 19 November to 23 December 2022.

Presented by Montecasino and KickstArt Productions.

Book: Steven Stead. Music and Lyrics: Various Artists

Director: Steven Stead. Director’s Assistant: Motheo Thabane.

Musical Supervisor: Steven Stead. Backing Tracks: Kuba Silkiewicz.

Choreographer: Evashnee Pillay.

Cast: Micah Stojakovic (Sinbad), Schoeman Smit (Dame Donna Kebab), Murray Todd (Long John Slither), Samantha Peo (Morgiana the Magnificent), Kiruna-Lind Devar (Princess Marina), Yamikani Phiri (Genie of the Seven Seas), Lelo Ramasimong (Ameena), Sandi Dlangalala (Silly Billy Souvlaki), Mthokozisi Zulu (Mustapha Kitkat), Marang Khwene (Ensemble), Kutloano Rankoe (Ensemble), Hannah Rudnicki (Ensemble), Kyra Teague (Ensemble), Joshua Groenveld (Ensemble), Thokozani Jiyane (Ensemble), Lwazi Pinyana (Ensemble) and Sabelo Radebe (Ensemble).

Design: Greg King. Set Construction: Greg King. Prop Maker: Wendy Henstock. Costumier: Shanthi Naidoo. Wardrobe Mistress: Poppey Kemmey. Milliner: Jeanie Nel of Hatz by Jeanie. Costume Coordinator: Steven Stead.

Lighting Design: Denis Hutchinson. Video Production: Jacobus van Heerden. Lighting Engineer: Luke Draper. Resolume: Glenn Duncan. Follow Spot Operators: Sabelo Dlamini and Khawulane Mofokeng. Lighting Technician: Sikhumbuzo Makhathini.

Sound Design: Mark Malherbe. Rehearsal Sound Operator: Motheo Thabane. Sound Engineer: Mpho Taiwe. Radio Mic Technician: Charmaine Thompson. Sound Recordings: Colin Peddy of Sonic Studios.

Stage Manager: Erin Hrustinszky. Stage Tech: David Mgidi and Brian Madiba. Flymen: Hammilton Sefara and Stephens Olifant. Lighting, Sound and Rigging Hire: Alistair Kilbee and Nolene Martin of Splitbeam.

Poster Design: Freshpress. Photography: Catherine Kotze.

For the Teatro: Bryan Hill (General Manager), Francois Croucamp (Technical Manager), Dale Lindner (Assistant Technical Manager) and Kgomotso Taele (Front of House Manager).


pArticipate (Bruce Dennill).

Marketing Materials and Photographs

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