KwaZulu-Natal's top musical talents and aquatic superstars will be going for gold this festive season at uShaka Marine World.
Dolphins By Starlight - with shows on 6, 7, 8, 13, 14, 15 December - is a journey through time with golden oldies like the Christmas Song, Jingle Bells and Ave Maria, contemporary classics like Rocking Round the Christmas Tree, Santa Claus is Coming to Town and Justin Bieber's Mistletoe and carols like Silent Night, Oh come All Ye faithful and Hark the Herald Angels Sing
Audience members both young and old can sit back and enjoy a 12 piece orchestra, the Bravo string quartet, Lauren Laing, Clive Gumede, Samantha Landers, Marion Lounden and one of South Africa's favourite divas, Lelo Zondi, as well as special appearances by Jonathan Johansen (top 16 idols finalist 2013), Reece van Schalkwyk and Julia Sutton.
This family entertainment extravaganza includes dancers as well as snow. uShaka Marine World's dolphins will be adding their special magic - queens of splash Affrika, Tombi, Khanya and Zulu, Saltwater showmen Kepie, Jula, Khwezi, Ingelosi and show stopper Gambit. uShaka Marine World's Ocean Warrior Mascots, Slippy the Seal, Rusty the Penguin, Raggy the Shark and Delia the Dolphin will also get festive.
The show wraps up with an unforgettable Auld Lang Syne bagpipe solo.
Dolphins by Starlight is produced and directed by Wayne R. Scott and choreography by Shelley Haggard. Durban theatre stalwart, Charon Williams Ross, is assistant director and musical direction is by Shem Mahabeer.
Tickets - R135 per adult and R110 for children under 13 - are available at Computicket or through uShaka ticketing on 031-3288000.