Maritzburg’s Luleka Mhlanzi will be performing at Poetry Africa.
MARITZBURG’S Luleka Mhlanzi — a performance poet, actress, creative writer and a youth activist — is among 16 South African and international poets heading to the 23rd Poetry Africa in Durban from October 7 to 12.
Hosted by the University of KwaZulu-Natal’s Centre for Creative Arts (CCA), the festival will be taking place at venues and schools around Durban, with the opening night and evening sessions at the Elizabeth Sneddon Theatre on UKZN’s Howard College campus. Continue reading
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.
Tim Plewman once again dons the Caveman’s skins to perform Defending the Caveman – the perfect date-night theatre outing which sends up the irreconcilable differences between the sexes. Pic: Val Adamson
Tim Plewman dons the Caveman’s skins and steps onto stage to add to his record breaking run of sold out performances of Defending the Caveman at the Elizabeth Sneddon Theatre in Durban until October 14. Continue reading
Directed for the first time by Daisy Spencer, the 17th annual Young Performers Production for this year is a reprise of Footloose which comes to the University of KwaZulu-Natal’s Elizabeth Sneddon Theatre in Durban from September 8 to 17. Continue reading
Karl Hebbelmann with Zinhle Nzama in rehearsal for ‘Cardiac Output’, which is being performed at the Elizabeth Sneddon Theatre on September 3. Photo: Val Adamson
DURBAN-based, Flatfoot Dance Company and Adriaan Luteijn, from the Netherlands-based INTRODANS Dance Company, together with four dancers with Downs Syndrome, are blazing a new trail for dance in South Africa.
Their collaboration, Cardiac Output, will be performed at the 19th JOMBA! Contemporary Dance Experience at the Elizabeth Sneddon Theatre on the Howard College campus of the University of KwaZulu-Natal in Durban on Sunday, September 3 at 6 pm. Continue reading
Londeka Zondi and Sanele Kenneth Mntumba perform in Intimate at the Elizabeth Sneddon Theatre on Tuesday in the JOMBA! Contemporary Dance Experience Fringe programme. Photo: Val Adamson
PIETERMARITZBURG choreographer, JC Zondi received the inaugural JOMBA! Pick of the Fringe award on Tuesday, August 29 at this year’s JOMBA! Contemporary Dance Experience, after a riveting ten-performance programme of highly creative work by choreographers from around South Africa. Continue reading
ESTELLE SINKINS reviews The Echo of Noise at the Elizabeth Sneddon Theatre in Durban. Continue reading
THE legendary Pieter-Dirk Uys brings his one-man memoir, The Echo of Noise, to the Elizabeth Sneddon Theatre from July 25 to August 6.
In the show South Africa’s foremost satirist sits on a barstool and opens his heart about his private and public life leading the audience into his inner-sanctuary with stories that can evoke surprise, laughter and tears. 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