Estelle Sinkins reviews Think Theatre Company’s production of Shakespeare’s Hamlet, Prince of Denmark, which is being staged in Johannesburg and Pretoria in May. Continue reading
Renowned for its teaching-aid productions of Shakespeare set works for matric school learners, Think Theatre, in association with The Playhouse Company, presents two of The Bard’s greatest tragedies in 2017 – a new staging of Hamlet, and a revival of the company’s widely acclaimed Othello.
These plays will run in tandem with successive seasons in Hilton and Durban in February and March, and a tour to a number of country venues in KwaZulu-Natal, before transferring to Gauteng for runs in Johannesburg and Pretoria in May 2017. Continue reading
This weekend, Durban plays host to the inaugural Fresha Festival. This free fun family al-fresco theatre festival will be staged on Durban’s North Beach for three days on January 20, 21 and 22. Continue reading
TWO of my favourite young actors, TQ Zondi and Mpilo Nzimande, will be performing in Feedback at The Theatre-St Anne’s College at 7.30pm on Friday, October 28.
This Hexagon Theatre production, directed by Peter Mitchell, is a fantastical murder mystery that, in the peculiar logic of playwright Andrew Buckland, becomes a hilarious, poignant, lyrical and quirky piece of physical theatre. Continue reading
PIETERMARITZBURG actors, TQ Zondi and Mpilo Nzimande, will be having a busy Hilton Arts Festival. The two men are performing in three shows – Feedback, Master Harold and the Boys and Tales of the Termite! – during the festival which runs at Hilton College from September 16 to September 18. 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
The Hexagon Theatre on the Pietermaritzburg campus of the University of KwaZulu-Natal is hosting its 10th annual Minifest! on February 26 and 27. Whether you love comedy or drama, this mini festival will offer theatre pieces to suit all tastes. The shows on offer include brand new theatre creations and award winners from other festivals. Tickets are R60 per show and there are special discounts if you book for more than one. Continue reading
Two award-winning productions will be performed at the Hexagon Theatre at the University of KwaZulu-Natal Pietermaritzburg campus this week, with some shows especially for schools. Continue reading
Review: Aladdin – Grey Street, Centenary Room, Greyville Racecourse, Durban
THE adult panto has been part of Durban’s festive season fun for over two decades and this year’s offering, Aladdin – Grey Street, is packed full of double meanings, sexually suggestive props and some fabulous music. Continue reading
AFTER a successful run at the Hilton Arts Festival, TQ Zondi and Mpilo Nzimande bring their play, Termite!, to the Hexagon Theatre at the University of KwaZulu-Natal Pietermaritzburg campus on Friday, October 30 and Saturday, October 31 at 6 pm. Continue reading