Marc Lottering – Aunty Merle – It’s a Girl!

By MapMyWay
18 November 2019

Aunty Merle - It's a Girl, Baxter Theatre
Aunty Merle - It's a Girl! comes to the Baxter Theatre

The much-anticipated sequel to Marc Lottering’s smash hit show Aunty Merle the Musical is here – Aunty Merle – It’s a Girl!

Nominated for 4 Fleur Du Cap Theatre awards, Marc Lottering’s smash hit show Aunty Merle the Musical enjoyed no fewer than 4 critically acclaimed seasons.

Merle’s daughter and son-in-law, Abigail and Alan, have been married for 5 years. They have an announcement to make. Excitement mounts in Belgravia Road Athlone, and Merle simply cannot wait to be a first-time Grandmother. The son-in-law is after all, as Aunty Merle puts it, “Bantry Bay-born”.

Expect high drama as a vibrant cast of 13 actors and a live band take to the Baxter stage from 22 November 2019 to 1 February 2020.

Produced by Anwar Mc Kay, Aunty Merle – It’s a Girl! is written by Marc Lottering and directed by Lara Foot. Music Director is Trevino Isaacs and Choreography is by Grant Van Ster.

The cast includes Marc Lottering, Royston Stoffels, Jennifer Steyn, Nicky Rebelo, Carmen Maarman, Zoleka Helesi, Rushney Ferguson, Julian Place, Sizwesandile Mnisi, Anzio September, Tashreeq de Villiers, Crystal Finck and Lincoln Lewis.

WHAT & WHERE: Aunty Merle – It’s a Girl!  Baxter Theatre, Main Road, Rondebosch, Cape Town 7600
WHEN: 22 November 2010 – 1 February 2020
TICKETS: from R125 to R225 and obtainable via the following platforms:
Webtickets online  I Baxter Theatre Centre  I  Baxter Box Office  T 067 070 6855 / 021 685 7880 and Pick n Pay stores.

Performances start at 7.30pm with Matinees at 3pm. The New Year’s Eve performance is at 9pm and tickets cost R290.
Duration of the show is 130 minutes with an interval. Age restriction PG.
For discounted block bookings, charities, corporate bookings and fundraisers contact Leon van Zyl on 021 680 3972, Email or Carmen Kearns on 021 680 3993, email

PHOTO: Lindsey Appolis