Mthokozisi Zulu and James Cunningham. Photos: Val Adamson
Review: The Play That Goes Wrong at the Elizabeth Sneddon Theatre, UKZN Durban
“THIS set is a f***ing death trap!” – Never have truer words been spoken by Trevor, the stage technician, played by Adam Dore, in KickStArt’s hilarious production ofThe Play that Goes Wrong. Continue reading
Dame Donna Kebab (Bryan Hiles), Sinbad (Lyle Buxton) and Silly Billy Souvlaki (Graeme Wicks) get a lift from a feathered friend in Sinbad the Sailor. Photo: Val Adamson
ESTELLE SINKINS reviews KickStArt Theatre Company’s Sinbad the Sailor at the Elizabeth Sneddon Theatre, Durban
CAN you fall in love with a camel? The answer is a resounding ‘yes’ if it’s name is Dimple and its starring in KickStArt Theatre Company’s latest pantomime, Sinbad the Sailor.
Rowan Bartlett, Darren King and Bryan Hiles.
IF you want a guaranteed evening of gre4at entertainment, then get yourself down to the Rhumbelow Theatre in Durban for Tie A Knot In It – (Vegas Baby!), writes ESTELLE SINKINS.
Starring three of Durban’s best known actors, Rowan Bartlett, Darren King and Bryan Hiles, the show is a tongue-in-cheek tribute to the many singers who have performed in Las Vegas over the years. 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
‘James and the Giant Peach’s’ five magically altered human-sized, talking garden bugs, (from left) Miss Spider (Clare Mortimer), Mr Green Grasshopper (Peter Court), Earthworm (Nhlakanipho Manqele), Centipede (Lyle Buxton), and Ladybird (Belinda Henwood). Photo: Val Adamson
ESTELLE SINKINS reviews KickStArt Theatre Company’s James and the Giant Peach, which is at the Elizabeth Sneddon Theatre at UKZN. Continue reading
Bryan Hiles as James, Belinda Henwood (right) as evil Aunt Sponge and Clare Mortimer as evil Aunt Spiker. Photo: Val Adamson
ROALD Dahl’s classic children’s tale, James and the Giant Peach, is being staged at the Elizabeth Sneddon Theatre at the University of KwaZulu-Natal, Howard College campus, from July 5 to 23.
Brought to the stage by Durban’s multi-awarding-winning KickstArt Theatre Productions, the show promises to deliver plenty of fun in the school holidays. Continue reading
Bryan Hiles as Hamlet and Cara Roberts as Ophelia star in Think Theatre’s production of Hamlet. Photo: Val Adamson
Estelle Sinkins reviews Think Theatre Company’s production of Shakespeare’s Hamlet, Prince of Denmark, which is being staged in Johannesburg and Pretoria in May. Continue reading
Roxie Hart (Jessica Sole, left) and Velma Kelly (Katy Moore) make a dynamite double act in KickStArt Theatre Company’s ‘Chicago’. Photo: Val Adamson
ESTELLE SINKINS review’s KickStArt Theatre Company’s Chicago, which is at the Elizabeth Sneddon Theatre in Durban until April 30. Continue reading
Bryan Hiles as Hamlet. Photo by Val Adamson
BRYAN Hiles never imagined himself in the role of Hamlet, instead he thought he was more suited to playing Laertes, brother to Ophelia, writes http://www.theluvvie.com’s ESTELLE SINKINS.
Director, Clare Mortimer, had other ideas. She could definitely see the Durban-based actor playing William Shakespeare’s titular hero and twisted his arm to take on the challenge in Think Theatre’s Hamlet, The Prince of Denmark, currently running at the Playhouse Drama Theatre in Durban. Continue reading
Katy Moore (left) will play Velma, with Jessica Sole as Roxy in KickStArt Theatre Company’s production of ‘Chicago’. Photo: Val Adamson
DURBAN’s award-winning KickStArt Theatre Company has revealed its 2017 line-up and it promises to be a series of theatrical delights. Continue reading