Durban’s Think Theatre Company delivers a classic ‘Hamlet’ with a contemporary touch

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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

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Review: Think Theatre’s Othello brings Shakespeare’s words to vivid life

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Chris van Rensburg plays the villainous Iago with Nhlakanipho Manqele as Othello in Think Theatre’s production of Shakespeare’s ‘Othello’. Photo: Val Adamson

Estelle Sinkins reviews Think Theatre’s production of Othello at Hilton College Theatre. Continue reading

Think Theatre’s acclaimed production of Othello marks Shakespeare’s 400th anniversary

Nhlakanipho Manqele (Othello), Clinton Small (Iago) & Darren King (Brabantio) pictured by Val Adamson

Nhlakanipho Manqele (Othello), Clinton Small (Iago) and Darren King (Brabantio) in a scene from Othello. Photo: Val Adamson

2016 marks the 400th anniversary of William Shakespeare and I am delighted that schools still consider it worth learning the Bard’s work.

Part of that ongoing appeal is being able to see Shakespeare performed live and if your child’s school has not yet booked to see Think Theatre’s critically acclaimed production of the tragedy Othello in KwaZulu-Natal and Gauteng then I urge you to get them to do so.

It will bring the Bard’s work to vivid life and is the perfect salute to the British playwright, who died on 23 April 1616. Continue reading