XAVIERA HOLLANDER PRESENTS:

HEY GRINGO: MAY 21, 22, 23 &
SEX WITH PETE (more info>>): MAY 27, 28, 29, 30

 

peter-searles-poster4-2sTWO SHOWS BY PETER SEARLES

HEY GRINGO:

He bought a ticket, jumped on a plane and set off. No Rough Guide in the world could have prepared him for the consequence...

From the moment his plane lands in Caracas (without his luggage) we're on a roller-coaster ride down unexplored tributaries of the Amazon, across the snow-capped peaks of the Andes and into the depths of some of the most brutal prisons in the world.

A catalogue of close scrapes and surprise encounters - drug-smugglers, Dutch airline hostesses, Carmelite monks, Maoist guerrillas, Mancunian ornithologists, Amazonian Indians and a French Shaman - not to mention crocodiles, jaguars and giant shit-eating centipedes!

DATA SHOW "HEY GRINGO"


Friday May 21

SPECIAL OUTDOOR PERFORMANCE

at the Terrace Cafe/ Restaurant Marbella Business Center

Avenida de las Cumbres 29600 Elviria
Show with Dinner Euro 50
Dinner starts at 8:00 pm
Show without dinner Euro 25
Show starts at 9:45 pm

Saturday May 22

At Xaviera’s Home Theater Caprice

184 Calle Pizarra,
Rocio de Nagueles Marbella
Show starts at 9:45 p.m
price Euro 25

Sunday May 23

At Xaviera’s Home Theater Caprice

184 Calle Pizarra,
Rocio de Nagueles Marbella
Special Dinner Show
event Euro 50
dinner starts at 8:15 pm
Show without dinner Euro 25
show starts at 9:45 pm

 

Pete Searles  Hey Gringo

ONE FREE DRINK INCLUDED IN THE PRICE OF EACH SHOW

For tickets and directions for both locations Contact:

Marbella Business Center:
INFO CALL: 951247730
or email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Xaviera
at 952857575
or email Xaviera at
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

REVIEWS

"Really enjoyable, kick off your shoes, sit back and listen to this well informed, well traveled and very funny entertainer. Highly recommended."

The Entertainment Program GLR

"In the mid 1980's, Peter Searles went to South America and ended up in Chile . This wonderful and timely one-man play tells the story of the time he spent there. Delivered raconteur-style, direct to the audience, with no props save his own malleable face, Searles has you in the palm of his hand from the moment he opens his mouth... a natural story-teller and talented comedian; everything
about the show is understated and spot-on, including the music.
"

****The Scotsman

‘It will be a sin if Searles isn't nominated for at least one award this year'

* * * * * Hairline.org.uk

Haven't laughed so much in ages'

* * * * * gildedballoon2005reviews.com

One of the loveliest, laughter filled hours I have seen.'

* * * * The Scotsman

‘He's definitely one performer I look forward to seeing again next year'

* * * * one4review.com

It's a joy!'

* * * * The List Magazine

Brilliant... this is my kind of theatre - it's original, moving, honest, thought-provoking, brave and incredibly funny. You've got to go and see it!' I loved it... absolutely loved it... pure genius'

Gyles Brandreth BBC Radio Scotland

 

Directions to Theatre Caprice


View Theatre Villa Caprice in a larger map

Click here for the pdf off the flyer for Hey Gringo and Sex with Pete

 

Tallulah

 

XAVIERA HOLLANDER PRESENTS: TALLULAH AND THE BOY


If time travel were possible, Xaviera would reach back to the early part of the last century and bring you Tallulah Bankhead- the Legend. And what a legend she was! Brash, ribald, outrageous, outspoken and an exhibitionist, she was also known for her generosity toward her friends and kindness to animals and children. She was a party favorite for outlandish stunts such as doing cartwheels in a skirt with no underwear or entering a soir?stark naked.

Possessed of a tremendous energy level, very few people could keep up with her. She smoked over one hundred cigarettes per day, drank gin and bourbon like they were water, and carried a suitcase-full of drugs to help her sleep, stay awake and just function in general.

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She had a mouth and wasn't afraid to use it! In addition to her wild personality, Tallulah was known for her wit. Often quoted, she liked to have the last word on everything. “The only thing I regret about my past is the length of it. If I had to live my life again I'd make all the same mistakes - only sooner.” Of her own behavior she said, “Nobody can be exactly like me. Sometimes even I have trouble doing it.”

Tallulah In addition to acting, she also performed monologues and songs. While there may never be another Tallulah Bankhead, there are those who come close to emulating her style and toward that end, Xaviera Hollander is proud to present Tallulah Dahling, singing in the tradition of her namesake - in a show you will never forget: Tallulah and the Boy. The tunes they sing will play in your head for days and you are sure to leave with a smile on your face!

About Claire Wilkinson – a.k.a. Tallulah Dahling.

Like the famous actress whom she strongly resembles, Tallulah Bankhead, our Tallulah was convent educated and, like Tallulah Bankhead... she never stopped talking, dressing up or acting in her own private and personal productions. At seventeen, she was enrolled in the Guildhall School of Music and Drama - but found it so boring that one day she just walked out of the school and across to the Mermaid Theatre where she had a chance encounter with Sir Bernard Miles. Before the evening was over, she landed a job with the theatre company- as an understudy, acting in small parts, and as an assistant stage manager. Sir Bernard took this youngest member of the cast under his wing, found her an agent and, when the leading lady fell ill, personally coached her when she took over the larger role.

Soon offers of work and television parts followed, as did an offer of a screen test in Rome, which she turned down. Her namesake Tallulah Bankhead fell in love and sailed to England... but Claire fell in love and gave up the stage. She flew to Rome to pursue her amour, and she found work as a model for the fashion house of Gattinoni. The Italian lover did not work out, but then neither did the unhappy marriage which followed and produced children and an inevitable divorce.

But now anno 2009 she is back, living in Marbella, and has her own inimitable show. And what a cabaret performer Claire is: energetic, vibrant, brilliant, electric- everything one could want in an evening of singing entertainment.



But there is more:

In yet another encounter of destiny, Claire met Warren Webley in Granada and the Cabaret Evening Event, that you are invited to share with us, Tallulah and The Boy, was born.

And who is Warren Webley…The Boy?
Warren Webley, an accomplished pianist and composer, is Principal of the Stagecoach schools in Fuengirola, Marbella and Gibraltar. He trained at Liverpool College of Performing Arts and gained his diploma in Music Performing Techniques with Honours in 1993. Warren has worked professionally throughout the UK, including the West End, in numerous theatres and studios and toured with 'Brotherhood of Man' amongst others. And so together, Tallulah and The Boy bring you a dazzling and unique show with songs from the 30's, 40's, Sondheim and Kurt Weil…

What the press says about their show:

'An evening with a touch of theatre about it.'
‘A blast from the past', ‘a touch of New York'
'The costumes, hat changes, hairstyles all adding to the glamour and theatricality.'
‘A singing actress with great emotion'
‘Something that's been missing along the coast'

Tallulah

TALLULAH AND THE BOY

Presented for your entertainment at Xaviera Hollander's new, cozy Home Theater

Villa Caprice, Calle Pizarra 184 , Rocio de Nagueles, Marbella


FRIDAY October 23 at 9 p.m. €25
SATURDAY October 24 at 9 p.m. €25
SUNDAY October 25 at 8:30 p.m, SPECIAL DINNER SHOW €50


Before the show, enjoy a tasty meal prepared by Xaviera's husband and Chef Philip: the appetizer and main course, immediately followed by Part I of Tallulah and the Boy. During intermission, a scrumptious desert will be served, followed by Part II of the show. Two free drinks are included in the price of each show!

To book your tickets and get directions to the Villa Caprice contact :
Telephone: 952857575
if this number does not respond due to telefonica problems please
call 671190712 or 635011111
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


For those with no car, we can arrange to pick you up at Calle Ricardo Soriano corner Calle Gregorio Maranon where the gas station is. If you need a ride, be sure to ask when you contact Xaviera to book your tickets!

Route to the Theatre Villa Caprice, Calle Pizarra 184 , Rocio de Nagueles, Marbella


View Theatre Villa Caprice in a larger map

 

Songs from Tallulah and The Boy:

  • I'm Just A Girl Who Cant Say NO! written by Richard Rodgers
  • Autumn Leaves… sung in French...lyrics by Jacques Prevert, music by Joseph Kosma
  • I Won't Dance….(duet with The Boy) Jerome Kern…words by Oscar Hammerstein
  • Men, written by Charles Strouse……. from the stage show Nick and Nora
  • Mira Che Luna…(in Spanish) written by G. Malini
  • I Won't Send Roses….(duet with The Boy)..written by Jerry Herman
  • You're Getting to Be A Habit With Me….(duet with the Boy) music by Harry Warren
  • Speak Low…..Kurt Weill words by Ogden Nash
  • Surabaya Johnny….Kurt Weill…(sung in German)
  • My Ship…..Kurt Weill
  • One Life To Live……music written by Kurt Weill and words by Gershwin
  • I Never Do Anything Twice…Sondheim…
  • Could I Leave You?....Sondheim
  • I Hate Men….Sondheim
  • Send In The Clowns….Sondheim
  • Losing My Mind……Sondheim
  • It's a Blue World…..30's number…by Chet Forrest and Bob Wright
  • Every Time We Say Goodbye….Cole Porter
  • Lady is a Tramp….well known number sung by Frank Sinatra
  • On A Clear Day…Alan J Lerner
  • Everything's Coming Up Roses (a duet with The Boy)…lyrics by Stephen Sondheim

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Sex with Pete

SEX WITH PETE: MAY 28, 29, 30

After his much younger girlfriend leaves him for a better looking, richer, more successful friend of his, Searles dissolves into a gibbering, chain-smoking, suicidal insomniac! In desperation he resorts to the latest new-age self-help healing therapy: e.f.t. (Emotional Freedom Technique) regressing him into a voyage of self re-discovery - where buried memories of past relationships, one-night stands and a very confused childhood - all come bubbling to the surface withhilarious, painful and revelatory results!

This is a true-life tale of one mans journey into his sexual past… that at the age of 47 (and single again) turns into a quest for enlightenment and love… and maybe next time a beautiful young blonde comes floating into the bar, he might think twice (but probably not!)

 

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DATA SHOW "SEX WITH PETE"

Friday May 28

At Xaviera’s Home Theater Caprice

184 Calle Pizarra,
Rocio de Nagueles Marbella
Show starts at 9:45 p.m
price Euro 25

Saturday May 29

At Xaviera’s Home Theater Caprice

184 Calle Pizarra,
Rocio de Nagueles Marbella
Show starts at 9:45 p.m
price Euro 25

Sunday May 30
SPECIAL DINNER SHOW
AT Xaviera’s Home Theater Caprice

184 Calle Pizarra,
Rocio de Nagueles Marbella
Special Dinner Show Euro 50
dinner starts at 8:15 pm
Show without dinner Euro 25
Show starts at 9:45 pm

Call Xaviera to make your reservations when you book your ticket for the show! Xaviera at 952857575 or email Xaviera at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

REVIEWS

 

"Really enjoyable, kick off your shoes, sit back and listen to this well informed, well traveled and very funny entertainer. Highly recommended."

 
The Entertainment Program GLR
 

"In the mid 1980's, Peter Searles went to South America and ended up in Chile . This wonderful and timely one-man play tells the story of the time he spent there. Delivered raconteur-style, direct to the audience, with no props save his own malleable face, Searles has you in the palm of his hand from the moment he opens his mouth... a natural story-teller and talented comedian; everything
about the show is understated and spot-on, including the music.
"

 
****The Scotsman
 
 

‘It will be a sin if Searles isn't nominated for at least one award this year'

 

* * * * * Hairline.org.uk

 

Haven't laughed so much in ages'

 

* * * * * gildedballoon2005reviews.com

 

One of the loveliest, laughter filled hours I have seen.'

 

* * * * The Scotsman

 

‘He's definitely one performer I look forward to seeing again next year'

 

* * * * one4review.com

 

It's a joy!'

 

* * * * The List Magazine

 

Brilliant... this is my kind of theatre - it's original, moving, honest, thought-provoking, brave and incredibly funny. You've got to go and see it!' I loved it... absolutely loved it... pure genius'

 

Gyles Brandreth BBC Radio Scotland

 

Reservations:

Xaviera at 952857575 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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