ESTELLE SINKINS review’s KickStArt Theatre Company’s Chicago, which is at the Elizabeth Sneddon Theatre in Durban until April 30. Continue reading
Due to overwhelming demand, Pieter-Dirk Uys has added an extra performance of An Evening with Evita Bezuidenhout which is being staged at the Hexagon Theatre at the University of KwaZulu-Natal Pietermaritzburg campus at 3pm on Saturday, February 25. Continue reading
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
The season of ballets from Russia’s Bolshoi Ballet company continues with the screening of The Golden Age, which releases at Cinema Nouveau on Saturday, November 12 for limited screenings.
The other productions in this season include: The Nutcracker (December 17), Swan Lake (February 18, 2017), The Sleeping Beauty (March 10), A Contemporary Evening (April 21) and finally, A Hero of our Time (May 12). The ballets are brought to the big screen by Fathom Events, BY Experience and Pathé Live. Continue reading
TWO of my favourite young actors, TQ Zondi and Mpilo Nzimande, will be performing in Feedback at The Theatre-St Anne’s College at 7.30pm on Friday, October 28.
This Hexagon Theatre production, directed by Peter Mitchell, is a fantastical murder mystery that, in the peculiar logic of playwright Andrew Buckland, becomes a hilarious, poignant, lyrical and quirky piece of physical theatre. Continue reading
After a sold-out run in Pretoria and Durban, the award-winning production of the classic novel Animal Farm returns to Joburg. Director Neil Coppen’s version of George Orwell’s timeless work of satire will run at Joburg’s Market Theatre for two weeks only, from September 20. Continue reading
TheLuvvie.com’s ESTELLE SINKINS speaks to author, Christopher Hope, about his novel, Jimfish. This interview first appeared in The Witness (www.witness.co.za) Continue reading
As he prepares to turn 70 in sensational style this September, satirist extraordinaire Pieter-Dirk Uys is placing the power squarely in Johannesburg audiences’ hands. Now, if only the politicians he lampoons so mercilessly would follow suit… Continue reading
Gracing the cover of this year’s National Arts Festival programme are two of South Africa’s most acclaimed satirists. And aptly so, considering that this year the festival organisers have chosen to highlight the genre of satire and freedom of expression in place of their usual “featured artist” category.
Tickets are R180 to R195 and bookings open on Monday, June 22. To book go to http://www.hiltontheatre.co.za