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

Don’t miss Jonathen Cohen in the tragi-comedy, White Christmas

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

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

Fabulous new theatre on show at the 10th annual Hexagon Minifest


Grant Jacobs and Liam McDermott star in A Beautiful Wreckage.

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

Expect big fun at the Fantastical Flea Circus


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