DURBAN’s award-winning KickStArt Theatre Company has revealed its 2017 line-up and it promises to be a series of theatrical delights. Continue reading
This weekend, Durban plays host to the inaugural Fresha Festival. This free fun family al-fresco theatre festival will be staged on Durban’s North Beach for three days on January 20, 21 and 22. Continue reading
Get ready for laughter and rhyme with Seussical The Musical JR at the People’s Theatre in the Joburg Theatre Complex, Johannesburg, this festive season. Based on the much-loved Dr Seuss books, Seussical Jr draws its characters from a number of books; and is filled with music, laughter and feel-good fun. Continue reading
IF you are looking for a way to entertain the little ones in the holidays, then make sure you book for Cris Cross Christmas and Rumpelstiltskin at the Rhumbelow Theatre in Cunningham Road, Umbilo, Durban. Continue reading
BEAUTIFUL Creatures, in association with Blu Blood, are staging the award-winning children’s stage production, Beautiful Creatures, at the Theatre of Marcellus at Emperors Palace from December 8 to 18. Continue reading
ULWEMBU, a play which tackles the serious consequences of the Whoonga (low grade heroin) drug problem in Durban, was one of the big winners at this year’s Mercury Durban Theatre Awards.
Over the course of 2015, award-winning playwright and director Neil Coppen (Tin Bucket Drum, Tree Boy, Abnormal Loads and Animal Farm), actress Mpume Mtombeni, KwaMashu-based community-theatre group, The Big Brotherhood, and educational sociologist, Dylan McGarry, set about exploring the crisis.
The result of the two-year research/play-making process was a powerful new theatre production, which gave audiences the opportunity to walk in the shoes of users, dealers, police officers, social-workers and parents of drug users. Continue reading
KickStArt Theatre Company has been rewarded with 54 nominations in this year’s The Mercury Durban Theatre Awards. The ceremony will be staged at the Elizabeth Sneddon Theatre on the University of KwaZulu-Natal’s Howard College campus at 7.30pm on Monday, November 21. Continue reading
LOOKING for something to do with the kids this weekend? Then why not head down to the Hilton Arts Festival to catch shows aimed at the little ones. Continue reading
DURBAN author, actress and storyteller, Gcina Mhlope, will be entrancing children – and any adults lucky enough to get a ticket – with her show, Bones of Memory, at the Hilton Arts Festival on September 16. Continue reading
THE sixth annual Durban University of Technology Children’s Theatre Festival takes place at the DUT City Campus and the Courtyard Theatre in Steve Biko Road, Durban, from September 8 to 11. Continue reading