Hazel Feldman

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Hazel Feldman (1948-) is a journalist, theatre impresario, public relations consultant and publicist.


Born in Johannesburg on 11 November, 1948, completing her schooling in 1965, then joined South African Associated Press to become a journalist. She eventually worked for the Rand Daily Mail, Sunday Express and Sunday Times.

Married with two children.

Contribution to SA theatre, film, media and/or performance

In January 1969 she joined Fox Theatres as press officer, dealing with both stage and film shows.

Two years later, in 1970, she formed her own company, Showtime International , later Showtime Events and Showtime Management. Her son, Tony Feldman, joined her at Showtime Management in 2004.

As publicist

Stage shows she has worked on as publicist include:

The All-New, Non-Stop Minstrel Scandals (1970); the two tours by Liberace (1971, 197*); The Kokusai Revue (Yango John, 1973), Chicago (PACT, 1977)

As promotor and producer

Jean-Michel Jarre Spectacular for opening of Lost City & Palace at Sun City.

Fame, Chicago, We Will Rock You, Menopause, Rent, Dreamgirls , Jersey Boys, Priscilla Queen of the Desert.

Gloria Estefan concerts (1997), Pavarotti Concerts (1996), Rolling Stones Concert (1995), 3 Tenors Concert at Union Buildings (1999), Queen, Frank Sinatra and Elton John.

Film work

Publicity for many films, including Shanghai Patrol (David Millin)

Other positions held

Executive in the TMSA (Theatre Managements of South Africa, 1993-)

Executive Producer of the Miss World Beauty Pageant (1992 - 1993),

Director Entertainment for Sun International Ltd (1984 - 1993)

Awards, etc


SACD 1974


Programme for the Kokusai Revue (courtesy of Geoff Burmeister)

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