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
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
Copy Dog presents the one-man tragi-comedy, White Christmas, written and directed by Clinton Marius, and starring the gifted young Durban-based actor, Jonathan Cohen, making his role debut in this challenging piece which runs at Seabrooke’s Theatre in Musgrave from March 3 to 6. Continue reading
The Hexagon Theatre on the Pietermaritzburg campus of the University of KwaZulu-Natal is hosting its 10th annual Minifest! on February 26 and 27. Whether you love comedy or drama, this mini festival will offer theatre pieces to suit all tastes. The shows on offer include brand new theatre creations and award winners from other festivals. Tickets are R60 per show and there are special discounts if you book for more than one. Continue reading
THE Schlesinger Theatre at Michaelhouse is hosting a performance of Copy Dog Productions’s Sweetie Darling, a new one-man stage comedy starring Bongani Mbatha by multi award-winning playwright-director Clinton Marius (Lollipop Lane, The Fantastical Flea Circus, B!*ch Stole My Doek) at 7.30 pm on Friday, February 12. Continue reading
PANSA KwaZulu-Natal presents the 11th Musho! International Theatre Festival from January 13 to 18 at the Catalina Theatre in Durban’s Wilson’s Wharf. The festival is dedicated to small works and the celebration of the skill of the solo or duo performer. If you have been to this festival then get down to the harbour. You won’t regret it!
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
WHILE KickStArt Theatre Company walked off with the lion’s share of the prizes at The Mercury Durban Theatre Awards at the Elizabeth Sneddon Theatre on Monday, November 23, this year’s event also saw a host of new talent picking up awards.
The hilarious one-woman show, B!#ch Stole My Doek, written by Clinton Marius and starring the inimitable Shona Johnson, is heading to the Cape Town Fringe fest. If you are in Cape Town I urge you to go and see this fabulous show. In case you want to know a bit more about it, check out my review. Continue reading
The 2015 DUT Children’s Theatre Festival profiles award-winning playwright Neil Coppen and will feature four plays all penned by him, to be staged at the Courtyard Theatre at the Durban University of Technology on September 18 and again from September 21 to 23. Continue reading