Back by popular demand after a critically acclaimed season at the Playhouse in 2016, We Are Still Marching returns to the Playhouse Drama Theatre from May 24 to 28 for schools at 10 am, and for the public on Saturday, May 27 at 7.30 pm and Sunday, May 28 at 2.30 pm as part of The Playhouse Company’s New Stages season. Continue reading
Nat Ramabulana plays Can Themba, with Kate Liquorish as his romantic partner in ‘Crepuscule at the Playhouse Loft Theatre.
Kicking off its New Stages Season, The Playhouse Company presents a work based on the real-life story of cultural icon, Can Themba.
Crepuscule (which means ‘twilight’), written by Themba, has been adapted for the stage by Khayelihle Dom Gumede for the New Stages Season. It is a story about human connection and the search for freedom and humanity in a world that sought to deny it. Continue reading
Tony Miyambo stars in ‘The Cenotaph of Dan Wa Moriri’ at the Schlesinger Theatre at Michaelhouse. Photo: Supplied
Heading to the Schlesinger Theatre at Michaelhouse in Balgowan at 7.30pm on March 10 is The Cenotaph of Dan Wa Moriri, a finely crafted monument to memory. Continue reading
James Cairns stars in the award-winning one-man show, El Blanco: Tales of the Mariachi, at the Schlesinger Theatre at Michaelhouse on February 3. Photo: Dex Goodman
ESTELLE SINKINS speaks to James Cairns about his one-man show, El Blanco: Tales of the Mariachi, which is being staged at the Schlesinger Theatre at Michaelhouse on February 3. Continue reading
Nibs van der Spuy (left) and Guy Buttery are currently on a tour of KZN. Photo: Deborah Roussouw
Although they have shared the stage for more than 15 years now, the opportunity of catching Nibs van der Spuy and Guy Buttery performing as a duo in South Africa has become increasingly rare.
With their demanding schedules as solo artists and with Nibs being based six months of the year in Portugal, the duo only manages a handful of shows together a year -if any at all. So, make sure you book for their concerts in KwaZulu-Natal in February. Continue reading
Mark Tatham (back) and Daniel Geddes will be appearing in Burn at the Theatre – St Anne’s College.
The Theatre at St Anne’s College in Hilton is hosting a performance of the award-winning production, Burn, choreographed and directed by Standard Bank Young Artist for Dance (2012) Bailey Snyman, and featuring Daniel Geddes and Mark Tatham, on Thursday, February 2 at 7.30pm. Continue reading
Christopher Duigan will be performing at the Friends of Music concert in Durban on November 8. Photo: Val Adamson
FRIENDS of Music Durban will be hosting a concert featuring ‘Maritzburg concert pianist, Christopher Duigan, at 7.30pm on Tuesday, November 8 at the Durban Jewish Centre, 44 K. E. Masinga (Old Fort) Road, Durban. Continue reading
TQ Zondi (behind) and Mpilo Nzimande in Feedback
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
As part of the celebration of culture and heritage during Heritage Month, the Headroom, in association with The Playhouse Company, presents Lu Dlamini Live at The Playhouse in Durban at 8pm on Friday,September 30. Continue reading
WILLEM Defoe once said: ‘Great theatre is about challenging how we think and encouraging us to fantasise about a world we aspire to’. And at the Hilton Arts Festival, which takes place at Hilton College from September 16 to September 17, festival-goers can look forward to plenty of thought-provoking work. Continue reading