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

Five of the best for a funny start to spring

Mervyn Pillay

Mervyn Pillay

August ends on a funny note with Durban’s “famous five” comedians in the mix for the Pagla Comedy Nite at Sibaya’s iZulu Theatre on August 28 and 29. Comedians on the bill include Mervyn Pillay, Rahul Brijnath, Arnott Payne,Vee Ganie and Anesh Dusrath.  Continue reading