IF there is a lesson to be learned from Clinton Marius’ latest solo show, Salon Sue, it’s that you should never judge a book by its cover, writes ESTELLE SINKINS. Continue reading
PUPULAR Durban radio, theatre and film star, Maeshni Naicker (Keeping Up With The Kandasamys, Broken Promises, Florida Road, Curse of Highway Sheila) makes her debut solo appearance in Salon Sue, a bubbly new comedy about hair stylists and their clients.
Written and directed by Clinton Marius, the play will be staged at Sibaya’s iZulu Theatre from July 28 to 30 Copy Dog Productions, the multi-award-winning company behind Lollipop Lane, B!*ch Stole My Doek and Mystic Twisters. Continue reading
THE multi-Durban Theatre Award-nominated tragi-comedy, White Christmas, is being staged at the Hexagon Theatre on the University of KwaZulu-Natal’s Pietermaritzburg campus, for one performance only on Saturday, December 3 at 7.30 pm. ESTELLE SINKINS speaks to its star Jonathan Cohen. Continue reading
KickStArt Theatre Company has been rewarded with 54 nominations in this year’s The Mercury Durban Theatre Awards. The ceremony will be staged at the Elizabeth Sneddon Theatre on the University of KwaZulu-Natal’s Howard College campus at 7.30pm on Monday, November 21. Continue reading
Copy Dog, in association with The Playhouse Company, presents Sweetie Darling, a new one-man stage comedy by multiple award-winning playwright-director, Clinton Marius (Lollipop Lane, The Fantastical Flea Circus, B!*ch Stole My Doek), from July 19 to 24 at the Loft Theatre. Continue reading
IF you missed Sweetie Darling during its run at the National Arts Festival in Grahamstown, you can catch this play -written and directed by multiple award-winning Clinton Marius and starring popular Durban actor Bongani Mbatha- at the Wits 969 Festival at Wits University in Johannesburg on July 13 and 15 and at the Loft Theatre at the Playhouse in Durban from July 19 to 24. Continue reading
Many of South Africa’s foremost performers, producers, directors and choreographers are returning to the stage where they were first noticed – the National Arts Festival’s Fringe – to take advantage of the opportunity to experiment with their craft and be part of the unmatched energy and camaraderie it generates. Continue reading
The ASSITEJ Family Fare returns to National Arts Festival for the fifth consecutive year to bring to the festival unique, quality theatre for youth and young audiences.
With 20 productions under its umbrella this year, ASSITEJ SA has now more than doubled the number of shows on its bill since the first iteration of the venue in 2012 which had nine shows. 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