THE Playhouse Company is celebrating theatre in KwaZulu-Natal with a special showcase of productions this October, writes ESTELLE SINKINS.
Co-curated by the Playhouse Company with K-CAP, Umsindo Theatre Projects, the University of KZN drama department and an independent panel, the KZN Arts Showcase features 10 productions. Continue reading
Mpho Osei Tutu and Ilse Klink in Scorched. Photo: Jane Berg/CuePix
AS part of its celebrations for Women’s Month in August, the Playhouse Company in Durban will present its famed South African Women’s Arts Festival (SAWAF).
Now in its 21st year, the festival, which runs from August 10 to 19, features a host of award-winning dramas, including the Naledi Award-winning productions, Suddenly The Storm and Scorched. Continue reading
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
The Playhouse Company’s 20th annual South African Women’s Arts Festival (SAWAF) – which is celebrating 60 years since the 1956 Women’s March to Parliament – will take place at the Durban venue from August 11. Continue reading
Romeo and Juliet.
SEAN Bovim’s Romeo’s Kiss will be performed in the Playhouse Drama Theatre from May 12 to 15 as part of the Playhouse Company’s New Stages season.
Choreographed by Sean the work features the dancers of the Playhouse Dance Residency and Bovim Ballet. Continue reading
IN celebration of Africa Month, social cohesion, unity in diversity and heritage, The Playhouse Company is staging Africa Celebrates, a weekend of visual and performing arts on May 6 and 7. Continue reading
BACK by popular demand, The Playhouse Company wraps up the festive season with A Christmas Celebration a star-studded extravaganza for the whole family that is set to light up the Playhouse Opera Theatre stage for a bumper six shows from December 19 to 24. Continue reading
August is Women’s Month and there’s no better way to honour the struggles, sacrifices and successes of women than at the Playhouse in Durban. Feast yourself on the fine drama, dance, dialogue, music and entertainment on offer at the annual Playhouse Company’s SA Women’s Festival (SAWAF). Continue reading