Dame Donna Kebab (Bryan Hiles), Sinbad (Lyle Buxton) and Silly Billy Souvlaki (Graeme Wicks) get a lift from a feathered friend in Sinbad the Sailor. Photo: Val Adamson
ESTELLE SINKINS reviews KickStArt Theatre Company’s Sinbad the Sailor at the Elizabeth Sneddon Theatre, Durban
CAN you fall in love with a camel? The answer is a resounding ‘yes’ if it’s name is Dimple and its starring in KickStArt Theatre Company’s latest pantomime, Sinbad the Sailor.
TQ Zondi as the Prince in ‘Once Upon A Fairy (Not the Adult Panto)’. Photo: Sonneke Kacel
THE world’s best known fairy tales get a – very adult – make-over in the festive froth and frolics that is Once Upon A Fairy (Not the Adult Panto).
Written and directed by Thomie Holtzhausen, with music arrangement by Jaziel Vaugh’ann, the show runs from November 17 to January 15 at Altitude, 25 Silver Avenue, Durban. Continue reading
Darren King, Rory Booth and Bryan Hiles star in Puss in Boots. Photo: Val Adamson
KickstArt Theatre Company presents its annual festive family panto, Puss in Boots, at the Elizabeth Sneddon Theatre on the University of KwaZulu-Natal Howard College campus in Durban from December 5 to January 11. Continue reading
ACTORS spend their careers playing many roles, from Shakespeare and Ibsen to fools and fops. Anthony Stonier and Darren King have spent their lives being Uglies: from Snow White’s evil nemesis to Jack’s hapless mother. But no show epitomises the Uglies like Cinderella. Continue reading