Drama for Life is taking its site-specific performance project AfriQueer, created by the Drama for Life AFRICA Project, written by Tlotlego Gaogakwe and directed by Warren Nebe, on tour.
The acclaimed project, which celebrates LGBTIQ human rights and is based on an ancient creation myth of how the stars were made, will initially tour South Africa, before heading to The Netherlands, Ghana and Mozambique. Continue reading
Raiders of the Caribbean.
ONE of most popular shows at the National Arts Festival each year is Nicholas Ellenbogen’s Raiders production.
From the moment that Raiders of the Lost Aardvark debuted in Grahamstown 29 years ago, the concept gained a cult following. And this year, Hilton Arts Festival-goers get to enjoy the fun. Continue reading
Hedwig and the Angry Inch.
THE brilliantly innovative, heartbreaking and wickedly funny musical Hedwig and the Angry Inch is one of the must-see productions at this year’s Hilton Arts Festival, which runs at Hilton College from September 15 to September 17. Continue reading
Lisa Bobbert will be celebrating the music of Vera Lynn at the Hilton Arts Festival.
THE music of Vera Lynn, Hollywood’s Golden Age, Paul Simon and The Beatles can be enjoyed at this year’s Hilton Arts Festival, which runs from September 15 to 17 at Hilton College. Continue reading
One of Matthew Willman’s photos of Nelson Mandela.
THE life and legacy of President Nelson Mandela is being celebrated at the Hilton Arts Festival, which runs from September 15 to 17 at Hilton College. Continue reading
A scene from Plastocracy. Photo: Jan Potgieter
THIS year’s Hilton Arts Festival offers both the very young — and the young at heart — to experience the magic of theatre. Continue reading
James Cairns stars in ‘The Devil and Billy Markham’.
MARITZBURG College Old Boy, James Cairns, returns to the KZN Midlands with two shows — The Devil and Billy Markham and The Old Man and The Sea. Both will be presented at Hilton College as part of the Hilton Arts Festival, which runs from September 15 to 17. Continue reading
Aaron McIlroy and Lisa Bobbert star in ‘Marriage for Dummies’, a new comedy being staged in Pietermaritzburg to raise money for Awesome SA. PHOTO: supplied
MARRIAGE for Dummies, a new comedy, which explores the ups and downs of married life, is being staged in Pietermaritzburg to raise money for Awesome SA. Continue reading
Pictured here are Michaelhouse students, Menziwokuhle Mbuyazi and Grant Hiscock, who will be performing together St Anne’s students in ‘Chess: The Musical’ at the Schlesinger Theatre at Michaelhouse. Photos: Supplied
PUPILS from Michaelhouse in Balgowan and St Anne’s Diocesan School in Hilton have teamed up to perform one of musical theatre’s most interesting and complex works, Chess.
Running from August 13 to 16 at the Schlesinger Theatre, the musical is based on an idea by Tim Rice, with music by ABBA’s Benny Andersson and Björn Ulvaeus, and lyrics by Tim Rice. Continue reading
Ace (Muzikayise Mtshali) and Jack (Sbonelo Nzuza) in a scene from ‘Chronicles of Jack’, which is at the DUT Courtyard Theatre on August 18 and 19. Photo: Supplied
A NEW play, which takes a wry look at the experiences of a young student from rural Eastern Cape, will be staged at the Durban University of Technology’s Courtyard Theatre in Durban on August 18 and 19.
Chronicles of Jack, which has been written for DUT by Mbasa Tsetsana (Waiting for Nelson), offers a new perspective of a student from a rural area adapting to city life and of being part of an urban campus in the Fees Must Fall generation. Expect plenty of social complexities, clashing ideologies and a tussle between tradition and self-discovery. Continue reading