One woman show by creator of sex and the city, Candace Bushnell in SA this month

Meet the real Carrie Bradshaw! Book signings, guest appearances and her acclaimed one woman show, True Tales of Sex, Success and Sex in the City in Johannesburg and Cape Town brings iconic author and creator of Sex and the City, Candace Bushnell to South Africa next week.

Leading local show promoter and producer, Showtime Management in association with DStv’s flagship Channel, MNet and Johannesburg radio station, HOT102.7FM are proud to present Candace Bushnell’s True Tales of Sex, Success and Sex in the City at Montecasino’s Teatro with two weekend performances on Saturday 23 September at 3pm & 8pm and two Cape Town shows at Artscape Theatre Centre on Saturday, 30 September also at 3pm and 8pm. Tickets are on sale at www.showtime.co.za and www.ticketmaster.co.za

In True Tales of Sex, Success and Sex in the City, the original Carrie Bradshaw takes us on a whirlwind tour of New York City, from Studio 54 to Sex and The City to Lipstick Jungle and beyond, sharing her remarkable philosophy through stories of fashion, literature, and sex while pouring Cosmos in Manolos. From her arrival in New York City alone with $20 in her pocket, to working her way up the ladder, to secrets behind the creation of SEX AND THE CITY and finding herself single again in her 50’s … the always provocative Candace Bushnell shares her fabulous philosophy through stories of fashion, literature, sex, and New York City.

“We invite audiences to experience Candace Bushnell’s saucy humour as her onstage memoir unravels at a quick pace,” says Hazel Feldman of Showtime Management. “From reinventing her life to creating a global cultural phenomenon to features in Time Magazine, the New York Times and Variety Magazine and interviews with the likes of Oprah Winfrey, Candace Bushnell’s life story as told by Candace Bushnell is a not to be missed colourful, inspirational and entertaining 90-minute stage performance. We look forward to hosting this iconic writer who has positively impacted the lives of so many women across the globe.”

Candace Bushnell is the critically acclaimed, international best-selling author of ten books, including Is There Still Sex in the City, Sex and the City, Summer and the City, The Carrie Diaries, One Fifth Avenue, Lipstick Jungle, Trading Up, Killing Monica and Four Blondes. With each book, she has deepened her range, but with a light touch that makes her complex literary accomplishments look easy. Several of Candace Bushnell’s novels, such as “Lipstick Jungle” and “The Carrie Diaries,” have graced the prestigious New York Times Bestseller list!

Book lovers are invited to attend Candace Bushnell book signings hosted by Exclusive Books at their Hyde Park, Johannesburg store on Wednesday, 20 September at 6pm and on Wednesday, 27 September at 6pm at the V&A Waterfront store. RSVP is essential for all events. Don’t miss this opportunity, confirm your place now by emailing events@exclusivebooks.co.za

Candace Bushnell’s column in the New York Observer inspired the legendary TV series “Sex and the City,” which became a cultural phenomenon, redefining modern relationships. In August of 2021, Sex and the City, published in 1996, celebrated its 25th anniversary. The book was the basis for the HBO hit series and two subsequent blockbuster movies. Lipstick Jungle became a popular television series on NBC, as did The Carrie Diaries on the CW. Candace made cameo appearances in the Sex and the City TV series and the first Sex and the City movie, adding a touch of her real-life persona to the story!

Join Carrie Bradshaw and her fabulous friends every Monday with “And Just Like That!” at 21:00 on M-Net (DStv Channel 101) for the latest gossip in the highly anticipated sequel to Candace Bushnell’s classic Sex and the City. The boxset of the season is also available on DStv Catch up and DStv Stream. Tune in and don’t miss all the glamour and drama with M-Net, your home of entertainment.

In 2018, Candace Bushnell received the Legacy Award at the Glamour Women of the Year Awards. This award honours her enduring impact on the literary and entertainment world, particularly for her iconic portrayal of female friendships and relationships in “Sex and the City.”

Bushnell is the winner of the 2006 Matrix Award for books (other winners include Joan Didion and Amy Tan), and a recipient of the Albert Einstein Spirit of Achievement Award.

Her successful one-woman show premiered at the legendary Bucks County Playhouse to rave reviews, sold-out shows and standing ovations. The show moved to off-Broadway at the Daryl Roth Theater in 2021 to rave reviews followed by touring performances in 2022 and 2023. Bushnell’s work has famously appeared in Vogue, Esquire, The New York Observer and many other publications.

For every woman who ever dreamed of love and a great pair of heels, it’s time to grab your cosmo, go online and make a booking for Candace Bushnell – True Tales of Sex, Success and Sex in the City. Tickets on sale at www.showtime.co.za and www.ticketmaster.co.za. Ticketmaster is the exclusive ticketing agent. Patrons are encouraged not to purchase tickets from any other outlet as tickets purchased from a third party will not be valid therefore no refunds. #SexintheCitySA #IsThereStillSex.

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