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
Lynelle Kenned and the young actors and actresses playing the Von Trapp children in The Sound of Music at the Playhouse.
The Playhouse Company is set to delight theatre-goers in KwaZulu-Natal with its festive season staging of The Sound of Music, which opens in the magnificent Playhouse Opera Theatre on November 24 and runs until December 30.
This fresh, sparkling, new production will be directed by award-winning theatre director and actor, Ralph Lawson. Continue reading
The Pietermaritzburg City Orchestra practises ahead of The Best of Broadway concert on July 31.
THE Pietermaritzburg City Orchestra is presenting the concert, The Best of Broadway, at 2.30 pm on Sunday, July 31 at the Cowan House Theatre, 11 Dennis Shepstone Drive, Hilton. Continue reading
The cast of KickStArt Theatre Company’s Into the Woods which is running at the Elizabeth Sneddon Theatre in Durban. Photo: Val Adamson
Review: Into The Woods – Elizabeth Sneddon Theatre, University of KwaZulu-Natal, Durban
THERE is a saying ‘be careful what you wish for’, but I for one am extremely happy that my wish – that Stephen Sondheim’s Into the Woods would be staged in Durban one day – came true. Currently running at the Elizabeth Sneddon Theatre at the University of KwaZulu-Natal, KickStArt Theatre Company has again showed what can be achieved by ambitious dreamers and a dream cast and crew. Continue reading
The cast of Into the Woods. Photo: Val Adamson
I remember sending a message to Steven Stead, artistic director of KickStArt Theatre Company, after seeing Disney’s film version of Into the Woods whether he had plans to do a stage version. He just said ‘watch this space’.
This week Durban theatregoers get to see Into the Woods on stage at the Elizabeth Sneddon Theatre on the University of KwaZulu-Natal Howard College campus from April 15 to May 1. I for one cannot wait to see Stephen Sondheim’s classic and I urge all my friends and family in Durban and Maritzburg to go and see it. Continue reading
The Glitter Girls are (from Left) Marion Loudon, Liesl Coppin and Lisa Bobbert. Photo: Sean Laurenz
Three of Durban’s most loved and versatile performers, Lisa Bobbert, Liesl Coppin and Marion Loudon, make up the formidable femme de force known as The Glitter Girls. And this festive season you can catch their award-winning show at the Playhouse Loft Theatre.
Presented by MacBob Productions, in association with The Playhouse Company, The Glitter Girls can be seen from December 9 to 20. 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
The Glitter Girls
Lisa Bobbert, Liesl Coppin and Marion Loudon are bringing their glamour and giggles to The Barnyard Theatre at Gateway in Umhlanga when they present The Glitter Girls on Monday, September 14; and to the KZN midlands on Sunday, September 20. Continue reading