Acclaimed dance work, ‘We Are Still Marching’, back at the Playhouse


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


Harold Ellis Clark’s award-winning play, ‘We Live Here’ headed to the Playhouse

Harold Ellis Clark ('We Live Here' Playwright)

Harold Ellis Clark, the writer of ‘We Live Here’ at the Playhouse.

The International Arts Foundation Inc. of New Orleans in the United States, in association with Durban’s Playhouse Company, presenting the acclaimed stage drama, We Live Here, by the award-winning American playwright, Harold Ellis Clark.

The powerfully written work, will be staged in The Playhouse Drama Theatre from 5 to 7 May. It marks an ongoing sister-city cultural exchange between New Orleans and Durban, which aims to bridge communication and understanding between the two cities. Continue reading

Powerful new play, ‘Lenny’, at Durban’s Playhouse


Lenny – a powerful new play commemorating the life of former political activist Lenny Naidu – is to be staged in the Playhouse Drama Theatre in Durban from July 21 to 31.

Written and narrated by Jayshree Parasuramen, directed by Themi Venturas, and starring Rahul Brijnath, Lenny tells a moving human story about a man who gave his life for to the struggle for freedom of the people of South Africa.  Continue reading