THE magic of the world of Broadway and West End musicals will be recreated in the main arena at the Royal Show when the KZN Philharmonic Orchestra presents Music of the Night: The Music of Andrew Lloyd Webber and Friends at 10 am on Sunday, June 4. Continue reading
ESTELLE SINKINS review’s KickStArt Theatre Company’s Chicago, which is at the Elizabeth Sneddon Theatre in Durban until April 30. Continue reading
Some of Durban’s top musicians will be performing live for every performance of KickstArt’s high-kicking razzle-dazzle, Kander and Ebb musical, Chicago, which is at the University of KwaZulu-Natal’s Elizabeth Sneddon Theatre until April 30. Continue reading
Catch Midlands songbird, Cat Simoni, in Wouldn’t it be Luvverly! at the Rhumbelow Theatre in Umbilo, Durban, at 2pm and 6.30 pm on Sunday, January 22 and at the Rhumbelow Theatre – Pietermaritzburg at the Allan Wilson Shellhole at 2pm and 6.30pm on Sunday, February 12.
Written by Paul Spence, who co-stars with Cat, the show celebrates the Higgins & Liza story through all the unforgettable music of the wonderful Lerner and Loewe West End and Broadway show, My Fair Lady. Continue reading
The first broadcast of 2017 from National Theatre Live to be screened at Cinema Nouveau is Harold Pinter’s classic play No Man’s Land, starring Ian McKellen and Patrick Stewart and directed by Sean Mathias.
The West End run follows a massively successful staging of the play on Broadway in New York.
Filmed live at London’s Wyndham’s Theatre for broadcast to cinemas globally, it releases at Cinema Nouveau theatres on Saturday, January 21 for four screenings only. Continue reading
Cinema Nouveau will be screening the landmark of 20th century musical theatre, The Threepenny Opera, by Bertolt Brecht and Kurt Weill, in collaboration with Elisabeth Hauptmann, as part of the National Theatre Live series.
This new production was directed by Rufus Norris for the National Theatre on London’s South Bank and filmed live at the Olivier Theatre. Continue reading
Running from September 8 to 13 at the Hexagon Theatre on the University of KwaZulu-Natal’s Pietermaritzburg is the South African theatre classic, Sarafina. Continue reading
Currently playing at The Fugard Theatre in Cape Town is Bruce Norris’ smash hit Broadway and West End comedy, Clybourne Park. Continue reading
Shooting on Asinamali!, the film based on the multi-award-winning South African musical hit of the same name, began on August 8. The 1985 theatre production, written by playwright, Mbongeni Ngema, was his first major stage musical, followed by Sarafina!, which was released as a film in 1992. Continue reading
SHREK The Musical heads to Johannesburg for a limited season at Gold Reef City from June 24 to July 17. Continue reading