Award-winning theatre on offer in the SA Women’s Arts Fest at the Playhouse

Playhouse Mpho-Osei-Tutu-and-Ilse-Klink-in-Scorched.-Photograph-by-Jane-Berg-_-CuePix

Mpho Osei Tutu and Ilse Klink in Scorched. Photo: Jane Berg/CuePix

AS part of its celebrations for Women’s Month in August, the Playhouse Company in Durban will present its famed South African Women’s Arts Festival (SAWAF).

Now in its 21st year, the festival, which runs from August 10 to 19, features a host of award-winning dramas, including the Naledi Award-winning productions, Suddenly The Storm and Scorched. Continue reading

National Arts Festival announces 2016 Standard Bank Young Artist Award winners

From left: Themba Mbuli, Siya Makuzeni, Mohau Modisakeng, Jade Bowers, and Avigail Bushakevitz_

From left: Themba Mbuli, Siya Makuzeni, Mohau Modisakeng, Jade Bowers, and Avigail Bushakevitz_

Five of South Africa’s brightest creative stars were named as recipients of the Standard Bank Young Artist Awards on Wednesday, October 28, recognising and honouring their dynamic and outstanding contribution to the vitality of the arts in the country. Continue reading