Enjoy great theatre for FREE at the Playhouse’s KZN Arts Showcase

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THE Playhouse Company is celebrating theatre in KwaZulu-Natal with a special showcase of productions this October, writes ESTELLE SINKINS.

Co-curated by the Playhouse Company with K-CAP, Umsindo Theatre Projects, the University of KZN drama department and an independent panel, the KZN Arts Showcase features 10 productions. Continue reading

Clinton Marius latest show ‘Salon Sue’ is a comedy with hidden depths

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Maeshni Naicker stars in Clinton Marius’ latest show, ‘Salon Sue’. Photo: Val Adamson

IF there is a lesson to be learned from Clinton Marius’ latest solo show, Salon Sue, it’s that you should never judge a book by its cover, writes ESTELLE SINKINS. Continue reading

Maeshni Naicker set to wow in sassy new solo show by Clinton Marius

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Maeshni Naicker as Salon Sue. Photo: Val Adamson

PUPULAR Durban radio, theatre and film star, Maeshni Naicker (Keeping Up With The Kandasamys, Broken Promises, Florida Road, Curse of Highway Sheila) makes her debut solo appearance in Salon Sue, a bubbly new comedy about hair stylists and their clients.

Written and directed by Clinton Marius, the play will be staged at Sibaya’s iZulu Theatre from July 28 to 30 Copy Dog Productions, the multi-award-winning company behind Lollipop Lane, B!*ch Stole My Doek and Mystic Twisters. Continue reading

Hot new comedy ‘Mystic Twisters’ gets set to rock

Actresses Sivani Chinappan, Maeshni Naicker & Shona Johnson in 'Mystic Twisters' pictured by Val Adamson (cropped)

Actresses Sivani Chinappan, Maeshni Naicker and Shona Johnson in ‘Mystic Twisters’. Photo: Val Adamson

Sivani Chinappan, Shona Johnson and Maeshni Naicker, three of Durban’s funniest performers, star in Mystic Twisters, a riotous new comedy by multi-award-winning writer/director, Clinton Marius, which premieres at Sibaya Casino’s iZulu Theatre from May 13 to 15. Continue reading

White Christmas: a bittersweet tale told by a rising young star

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Jonathan Cohen appears in his first one-man show next month, in Clinton Marius’s ‘White Christmas’. Photo: Val Adamson

Review: White Christmas at Seabrooke’s Theatre, Durban High School

THE Oxford English dictionary describes trauma as a ‘deeply distressing or disturbing experience’ – but those words cannot adequately describe the effect that a violent incident can have on both the person affected and those around them.

In Clinton Marius’ latest show, the one-man tragi-comedy, White Christmas, he examines just what happens to one family following just such an incident. Continue reading

Expect big fun at the Fantastical Flea Circus

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Shona Johnson and Verne Rowin Munsamy

Kids of all ages, shapes and sizes, are invited to come to ‘The Hex’ for some jolly surprises; for a merry morning of magic and mirth, with the Teeniest Tiniest Circus on Earth!

The colourful children’s show, The Fantastical Flea Circus, heads for Pietermaritzburg for the first time, for a short season at the University of KwaZulu-Natal’s Hexagon Theatre in Scottsville from December 8 to 12.   Continue reading