Fresh new theatre and dance on offer on Durban’s bustling beach


Shelby Strange is part of the Rickshaw Collective who will be performing a physical theatre piece, “Dislocation” on Saturday, January 21 at 4pm and Sunday, January 22 at 2pm. Photo: Luca Barausse

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


Cobus van Heerden stars in the hilarious satire Superchop

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The multi-awardwinning Neon Anthems team are back with their most ambitious show todate.

Written by and starring Jacobus Van Heerden (above, and recently seen as Lord Farquaad in KickstArt’s Shrek) and directed by Liam Magner, Superchop is a satirical comedy which parodies the famous, and those desperate to be famous.

Catch it at the Elizabeth Sneddon Theatre on the University of KwaZulu-Natal Howard College campus in Durban from March 2 to 13. Continue reading

Fabulous new theatre on show at the 10th annual Hexagon Minifest


Grant Jacobs and Liam McDermott star in A Beautiful Wreckage.

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