Mpho Osei Tutu and Ilse Klink in Scorched. Photo: Jane Berg/CuePix
AS part of its celebrations for Women’s Month in August, the Playhouse Company in Durban will present its famed South African Women’s Arts Festival (SAWAF).
Now in its 21st year, the festival, which runs from August 10 to 19, features a host of award-winning dramas, including the Naledi Award-winning productions, Suddenly The Storm and Scorched. Continue reading
Lara Foot Newton. ©Rolex/Bart Michiels
Three productions by featured artist Lara Foot will be staged at the National Arts Festival in Grahamstown from June 30 to July 8. Continue reading
Tim Plewman in Defending the Caveman.
The original Defending the Caveman is coming to Cape Town this June. Showing at The Baxter Theatre from June 14 to 25, Tim Plewman will have audiences in stitches with his revered comedy classic. Continue reading
John Kani in MIssing. Photo: Oscar O’Ryan
HEAD down to the Artscape Theatre this weekend to watch John Kani’s play, Missing. The show is being staged at 7.30 pm on Thursday, May 12, Friday, May 13 and Saturday, May 14. Continue reading
Naledi award-winners Fiona Ramsay and Janna Ramos-Violante in Doubt.
VETERAN actress, Fiona Ramsay, made history on Tuesday, April, when she won the best lead performance in a play (female) for two different plays – Doubt and Miss Dietrich Regrets at the prestigious Naledi Theatre Awards at the Lyric Theatre in Gold Reef City, Johannesburg.
Her co-star in Doubt, Janna Ramos-Violante, won the best supporting actress award. She was one of several actors and companies with links to KwaZulu-Natal who enjoyed a great night at the awards ceremony. Continue reading
The Fleur du Cap winners.
THE winners of the 51st annual Fleur du Cap Theatre Awards were announced at the Baxter Theatre in Cape Town on Sunday, March 20.
The biggest winners on the night were Samsa-masjien which won five awards and Orpheus in Africa, which took home four. Continue reading
AMANDA Forsyth will be performing at the Baxter Concert Hall in Cape Town at 8 pm on Saturday, March 19. Continue reading
Grant Almirall in Singin’ in the Rain.
CAPE Town’s Baxter Theatre is hosting the 51st Fleur du Cap Theatre Awards from 6pm on Sunday, March 20. The Awards are presented for distinguished acting, directing, design and technical abilities in theatre. Continue reading
Julia Donaldson with her most famous creation, The Gruffalo. Photo credit: Alex Rumford
JULIA Donaldson was Britain’s Children’s Laureate from 2011 to 2013, but the author of more than 100 books didn’t start out writing children’s stories. ESTELLE SINKINS spoke to her during her recent visit to South Africa. Continue reading
The Theatre Arts Admin Collective is calling for applications for the 2016 Theatre Arts Admin Collective Emerging Theatre Directors Bursary – in partnership with the Baxter Theatre Centre and the Distell Foundation.
The bursary is supported by nearly 60 individuals from South Africa, the United Kingdom and the United States of America who contributed through our Thundafund campaign, supported by the Department of Arts and Culture. Continue reading