The Wits School of Arts and Wits Theatre presents Ten Bush, written by Mncedisi Shabangu and Craig Higginson and directed by award-winning director Prince Lamla.
Ten Bush is a play about witchcraft set against the harsh realities of the South African landscape. It will run in the Downstairs Theatre at Wits from October 13 to 21. Continue reading
Drama for Life is taking its site-specific performance project AfriQueer, created by the Drama for Life AFRICA Project, written by Tlotlego Gaogakwe and directed by Warren Nebe, on tour.
The acclaimed project, which celebrates LGBTIQ human rights and is based on an ancient creation myth of how the stars were made, will initially tour South Africa, before heading to The Netherlands, Ghana and Mozambique. Continue reading
Ben Voss (left) and John van de Ruit.
BEN Voss and John van de Ruit are back with their third production in the Mamba comedy trilogy, Mamba Republic, which is being staged at Durban’s Elizabeth Sneddon Theatre from May 16 to June 4. Continue reading
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
The long-listed books for the 2017 Barry Ronge Prize. Photo: BooksLive
A HOST of compelling South African stories have been selected for the long-list for the 2017 Barry Bonge Prize for fiction, writes ESTELLE SINKINS. Continue reading
The 27 books which have been long-listed for the Alan Paton Award in this year’s Sunday Times Literary Awards. Photo: BooksLive
Estelle Sinkins takes a look at the books on the long-list for the Alan Paton Award for non-fiction. Continue reading
Steve Coogan stars in ‘Shepherds and Butchers’.
Producer, Anant Singh and Twentieth Century Fox announced today the acquisition of the United States distribution rights by Fox to the award-winning film, Shepherds and Butchers.
The film will be released in the US on various formats, including Digital HD and DVD. Continue reading
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
The Hexagon Theatre at the University of KwaZulu-Natal’s Pietermaritzburg campus is hosting the 40thanniversary production of Mike Van Graan’s Green Man Flashing at 7pm until Thursday, February 16. Continue reading
ESTELLE SINKINS takes a look at some great books for birders. Continue reading