Check out all the nominees in the 2016 The Mercury Durban Theatre Awards


The cast of KickStArt Theatre Company’s Into the Woods which is running at the Elizabeth Sneddon Theatre in Durban. Photo: Val Adamson

KickStArt Theatre Company has been rewarded with 54 nominations in this year’s The Mercury Durban Theatre Awards. The ceremony will be staged at the Elizabeth Sneddon Theatre on the University of KwaZulu-Natal’s Howard College campus at 7.30pm on Monday, November 21. Continue reading

Join Aaron McIlroy in a comedy masterclass


STAND by for a fresh new laugh-a-line theatre experience from South Africa’s ‘Master of Mirth!, Aaron McIlroy (Abbamaniacs, The Loser, The Ranga), at the University of KwaZulu-Natal’s Elizabeth Sneddon Theatre in Durban from May 19 to June 5.

In Comedy Masterclass Aaron delves into the science that underpins the world’s oldest coping mechanism, a Sense of Humour.

Co-written by Aaron and Patrick Kenny, and directed by Kenny, Comedy Masterclass is a surreal, comedic rollercoaster ride into the world of laughter, where the rules are subjective and what one person finds funny another may cringe at! Continue reading

Enjoy some festive fun with The Glitter Girls at The Playhouse

The Glitter Girls Photo: Sean Laurenz

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