WILLEM Defoe once said: ‘Great theatre is about challenging how we think and encouraging us to fantasise about a world we aspire to’. And at the Hilton Arts Festival, which takes place at Hilton College from September 16 to September 17, festival-goers can look forward to plenty of thought-provoking work. Continue reading
ACTORS, dancers, musicians and artists from across the country will be heading to Hilton College from September 16 to 18 for the 24th the Hilton Arts Festival. Continue reading
VETERAN actress, Fiona Ramsay, made history on Tuesday, April, when she won the best lead performance in a play (female) for two different plays – Doubt and Miss Dietrich Regrets at the prestigious Naledi Theatre Awards at the Lyric Theatre in Gold Reef City, Johannesburg.
Her co-star in Doubt, Janna Ramos-Violante, won the best supporting actress award. She was one of several actors and companies with links to KwaZulu-Natal who enjoyed a great night at the awards ceremony. Continue reading
THIS year’s Hilton Arts Festival, which runs at Hilton College from September 17 to 20, has a feast on offer for those who love music revues and cabaret shows. Continue reading
ONE of the plays I am most looking forward to watching at this year’s Hilton Arts Festival is Talking Heads, Alan Bennett’s darkly comic, poignant and uplifting modern theatrical classic. It is one of two productions being directed by former Durban actress Janna Ramos-Violante, who has previously delighted festival goers with her plays Mein Soldat and Callum’s Will. Continue reading
John Patrick Shanley’s Doubt: A Parable is a theatre experience not to be missed! Running from July 28 to August 15 at the Auto & General Theatre on the Square in Sandton, the provocative play features Fiona Ramsay, Janna Ramos-Violante, Mwenya Kabwe, and James MacEwan (who returns from Los Angeles). It is directed by award-winning actor, director and theatre maker, James Cuningham. Continue reading