Following a sold out performance at the Fugard Theatre earlier this year, Eric Abraham and the Fugard Theatre present four solo piano concerts by Abdullah Ibrahim from October 20 to 23 October.
These will be Ibrahim’s only other solo piano concerts in Cape Town in 2016.
These special performances will be a brand new presentation of new and older compositions spanning nearly 70 years of a remarkable career, which all began in Kensington and District Six at the age of seven.
Showtimes are Thursday to Saturday at 8 pm and Sunday at 4pm. Tickets R120 to R250. Contact the box office at 021 461 4554.
Currently playing at The Fugard Theatre in Cape Town is Bruce Norris’ smash hit Broadway and West End comedy, Clybourne Park. Continue reading
Athol Fugard’s latest play, The Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek, is running at the Fugard Theatre in Cape Town until September 24.
Presented by Eric Abraham the play is inspired by the life of a farm worker called Nukain Mabuza, a self-taught artist living in segregated pre-liberation South Africa. Continue reading
HOT off its premiere at the Royal Court in London and recent Market Theatre run, South African Mongiwekhaya’s latest play, I See You opens on Friday, May 6 at the Fugard Studio Theatre and runs until May 28.
Presented by Eric Abraham and The Fugard Theatre, this Royal Court (London) and Market Theatre (Johannesburg) production is based on a true story and movingly addresses the questions of a new generation of South Africans encountering their country’s traumatised past. Continue reading
Naledi award-winners Fiona Ramsay and Janna Ramos-Violante in Doubt.
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
THE National Theatre London’s production of Les Liaisons Dangereuses will be screened at 11 am on Sunday, April 10 as part of the Fugard Bioscope World Arts Season. Continue reading
The Fleur du Cap winners.
THE winners of the 51st annual Fleur du Cap Theatre Awards were announced at the Baxter Theatre in Cape Town on Sunday, March 20.
The biggest winners on the night were Samsa-masjien which won five awards and Orpheus in Africa, which took home four. Continue reading
Benedict Cumberbatch as Hamlet.
THE Fugard Theatre on the corner of Caledon and Lower Buitenkant Streets in District Six, Cape Town, will be giving theatre fans another chance to see Benedict Cumberbatch in Hamlet on March 20 and 21 at 11 am and 4 pm. Continue reading
Opening at the Fugard Theatre tonight is The Kingmakers, which runs at the Cape Town venue from February 23 to March 19. Continue reading
On February 11, 1966 District Six was declared a white group area. Over 60,000 people were relocated. A way of life was destroyed. Fifty years have passed and today hardly anything remains of what was once a thriving, densely populated, multi-ethnic and multi-cultural community.
The Fugard Theatre, located in District Six, is currently paying homage to what was once District Six – the place and its people – until May 22 in the show District Six – Kanala. Continue reading