Santa Claus Is Coming To Town – An Annual Family Christmas Spectacular!

This Holiday season, join a magical sleigh ride around the world and take a timeless journey through the most beloved holiday hits.

Join Santa and Mrs Clause as they swing through more than 20 evergreen songs including Jingle Bells, Let It Snow, Santa Baby, Mistletoe, All I Want For Christmas, Here Comes Santa Clause and many more by artists including The Andrews Sisters, Michael Bublé and Justin Bieber.

Christmas is the most magical time of year. And this year, we give you and your loved ones, young and old, a reason to be joyous.

Santa and Mrs. Claus are joined by the Elves, Reindeer and Frosty the Snowman, together with a dazzling cast of singers and the most beautiful, high kicking chorus girls this side of the North Pole!

This enchanting holiday spectacular will warm the hearts of young and old and is the perfect Holiday Show for the entire family. So what are you waiting for? Share the joy of the holidays with your loved ones this year.

SANTA CLAUS IS COMING TO TOWN is produced by VR Theatrical and will be on the boards at Pieter Toerien’s Montecasino Theatre from 6 December 2019 to 5 January 2020.  Tickets available from Computicket.

The production is family friendly and the perfect family outing for staycationists who are stuck in Joburg over the Festive Season.

  • Director:  Shelley Adriaanzen
  • Choreographer:  Tandi Meikle
  • Musical Director:  Wessel Odendaal


Shelley Adriaanzen:
Shelley graduated from Pretoria Technikon with a degree in Musical Theatre and has since carved a career in the performing arts as director, choreographer and resident director.

She most recently worked as Resident Director on The Fugard Theatre’s productions of West Side Story, Kinky Boots and more.

Shelley is ecstatic to be heading up the Santa-Team in this wonderfully festive production.

Tandi Meikle:
Tandi completed her studies in Musical Theatre at the Pretoria Technikon and has since been touring the world with various musicals.  She was last seen in Chicago – The Musical.

Tandi is also a business woman and co-owns JATA – Johannesburg Arts and Theatre Academy – which teaches music, drama and dance to up and coming musical theatre talents.

Wessel Odendaal:
Wessel has worked on numerous international productions, including Phantom of the Opera, Jersey Boys and Cats in various roles.

He is the co-owner of VR Theatrical and has always had a love for Christmas music.

Santa Claus Is Coming To Town marks Wessel’s 10th production with VR Theatrical and he is enjoying sharing the good vibes with cast and public alike!

Show info:

  • Running time: Aprox 120min inclusive of a 20min interval
  • Age Restriction: Family Friendly
  • Performances: Wed – Fri @ 7:30pm, Sat @ 4pm & 7:30pm, Sun @ 3pm
  • Special performances on: Mon 16 Dec @ 3pm, Tue 24 Dec @ 6pm, Thu 26 Dec @ 3pm, Tue 31 Dec @ 6pm, Wed 1 Jan @ 3pm