Compelling South African theatre on offer in ‘Reoca Light’ at the Playhouse

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Rory Booth stars in Ashwin Singh’s ‘Reoca Light’ at the Playhouse Loft Theatre in Durban.

The Singh Siblings (an artistic collaboration between Ashwin Singh and Shantal Singh) will present award-winning playwright Ashwin Singh’s one-man play Reoca Light at the Playhouse in April.

The play celebrates the indomitability of the human spirit and pays tribute to unsung heroes in contemporary South Africa as well as those from our recent and distant past. Continue reading

Ashwin Singh’s works to be explored in an international conference in Durban

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Ashwin Singh

ASHWIN Singh’s award-winning plays have made an indelible impact on the Durban cultural landscape over the last decade.

Combining humour and pathos, his numerous works delve into myriad issues in contemporary South Africa and have moved mature, multi-cultural audiences as well as the younger generation. Continue reading

Don’t miss Ashwin Singh’s fabulous Beyond The Big Bangs

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The Singh Siblings (an artistic collaboration between Ashwin Singh and Shantal Singh), in association with Daphne Kuhn will be presenting award-winning playwright, Ashwin Singh’s comedy-drama Beyond the Big Bangs at the Auto and General Theatre on the Square in Sandton, Johannesburg from March 1 to 12.

The play, which is also directed by Ashwin Singh, features Shona Johnson (Durban Theatre Award-winner for B!*ch Stole My Doek), Chantal Snyman and Annalisa Gxabu.

It premiered to acclaim at the Playhouse Company’s South African Women’s Arts Festival in August 2014 and continues Ashwin Singh’s legacy as an innovative creator of authentic, multi-cultural South African work and features in his 2013 anthology Durban Dialogues, Indian Voice, published by British publishers, Aurora Metro Books. Continue reading