Pieter-Dirk Uys’ ‘The Echo of Noise’ is poignant and powerful


ESTELLE SINKINS reviews The Echo of Noise at the Elizabeth Sneddon Theatre in Durban. Continue reading


Legendary satirist, Pieter-Dirk Uys, returns to Durban with his most intimate show yet – ‘The Echo of Noise’


THE legendary Pieter-Dirk Uys brings his one-man memoir, The Echo of Noise, to the Elizabeth Sneddon Theatre from July 25 to August 6.

In the show South Africa’s foremost satirist sits on a barstool and opens his heart about his private and public life leading the audience into his inner-sanctuary with stories that can evoke surprise, laughter and tears. Continue reading

Pieter-Dirk Uys set to share the story of his life on and off the stage


Pieter-Dirk Uys will be performing his show ‘Echo of Noise’ in Pietermaritzburg.

This month sees the return of master satirist, Pieter-Dirk Uys, to the Hexagon Theatre in Golf Road, Pietermaritzburg, with two of his shows – The Echo of a Noise on Tuesday, February 21, Wednesday, February 22, Friday, February 24 and Saturday, February 25, and An Evening with Evita Bezuidenhout on Thursday, February 23 and Saturday, February 25. Uys spoke to http://www.theluvvie.com ahead of the shows. Continue reading

Satirist Pieter-Dirk Uys to perform at the Hilton Arts Festival


HILTON Arts Festival-goers have not one, but two chances to see South African satirist, Pieter-Dirk Uys.

He will be performing in his one-man memoir, The Echo of Noise, at 6 pm on Friday, September 16 in the Grindrod Bank Theatre at Hilton College. Fans can also enjoy a Q&A session with Uys after the screening of his new movie, Nobody’s Died Laughing in the CFI Lecture Theatre at 3 pm on Friday, September 16. Continue reading

Drama for Life is off to National Arts Festival

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Drama For Life heading to the National Arts Festival.

Bags are packed, performances have been rehearsed, and programmes have been set. Drama for Life is leaving the wintery smog of Johannesburg for the student town of Grahamstown – for 11 days, at least.

The National Arts Festival, the biggest annual celebration of the arts on the African continent, will be held in Grahamstown from June 30 to July 10, and Drama for Life – the University of the Witwatersrand’s arts centre for social transformation and healing – will be a huge part of it. Continue reading