ACTRESS Michelle Douglas is returning to the Hilton Arts Festival this weekend to appear in The Revlon Girl, a play which tells the story of mothers who lost their children in the Aberfan disaster in Wales. Continue reading
Enjoy diverse theatre for everyone at Wits Theatre’s 969 Festival, which runs from July 14 to 30 and features some of the best of Grahamstown for the ultimate mid-winter event.
The drama line-up includes works which have featured on both the Main and fringe stages at the 2017 National Arts Festival. Continue reading
Although they have shared the stage for more than 15 years now, the opportunity of catching Nibs van der Spuy and Guy Buttery performing as a duo in South Africa has become increasingly rare.
With their demanding schedules as solo artists and with Nibs being based six months of the year in Portugal, the duo only manages a handful of shows together a year -if any at all. So, make sure you book for their concerts in KwaZulu-Natal in February. 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
WILLEM Defoe once said: ‘Great theatre is about challenging how we think and encouraging us to fantasise about a world we aspire to’. And at the Hilton Arts Festival, which takes place at Hilton College from September 16 to September 17, festival-goers can look forward to plenty of thought-provoking work. Continue reading
HEAD down to the Centre for Visual Arts at the University of KwaZulu-Natal Pietermaritzburg campus to view Fabric of the Universe from August 9 to 11. The event opens at 6.30 pm on August 8 at the Jack Heath Gallery in Ridge Road. Continue reading
ARTISTIC excellence was celebrated at the National Arts Festival on Sunday morning (July 10) when the winners of the 2016 Standard Bank Ovation Awards were revealed at a ceremony which also honoured outgoing National Arts Festival artistic director, Ismail Mahomed.
Commenting on the impact of the awards, Mahomed said: “The Ovation Awards have earned a significant gravitas in the arts sector. They have become a barometer for audiences and visiting arts managements about productions that should not be missed. Artists at the festival have been bold and have used their talents and skills to engage with burning issues in the most creative ways.” Continue reading
Visitors to the National Arts Festival can carry their plans in their pocket with the Festival’s 2016 mobile app. Free to download from both IOS and Android stores, the National Arts Festival app is a portable Festival-planner that enables online bookings and stores users’ e-tickets on the go. Continue reading
Artscape Theatre will be showcasing six productions at the National Arts Festival in Grahamstown.
In association with the National Arts Festival, four productions will be presented and staged on the National Lottery Fringe, and two will receive support on the Main Stage at the Festival from June 30 to July 10. Continue reading
Cape Town Edge is proud to be returning to Princess Alice Hall for its 10th National Arts Festival and showcase fresh, innovative South African theatre! Continue reading