KickStArt Theatre Company has been rewarded with 54 nominations in this year’s The Mercury Durban Theatre Awards. The ceremony will be staged at the Elizabeth Sneddon Theatre on the University of KwaZulu-Natal’s Howard College campus at 7.30pm on Monday, November 21. Continue reading
A day long feast of family fun entertainment is happening on the last Saturday of August in Hillcrest with a star-studded roster headed by the internationally acclaimed Drakensberg Boys Choir and more.
The Rotary Club of Kloof presents the Festival in The Hills 2016, a wonderful cultural extravaganza for the whole family, hosted by Curro Hillcrest Christian Academy. Festival in The Hills will take place at Curro HCA in Hillcrest on Saturday, August 27 from 9 am to 4.30 pm. Continue reading
Copy Dog, in association with The Playhouse Company, presents Sweetie Darling, a new one-man stage comedy by multiple award-winning playwright-director, Clinton Marius (Lollipop Lane, The Fantastical Flea Circus, B!*ch Stole My Doek), from July 19 to 24 at the Loft Theatre. Continue reading
IF you missed Sweetie Darling during its run at the National Arts Festival in Grahamstown, you can catch this play -written and directed by multiple award-winning Clinton Marius and starring popular Durban actor Bongani Mbatha- at the Wits 969 Festival at Wits University in Johannesburg on July 13 and 15 and at the Loft Theatre at the Playhouse in Durban from July 19 to 24. Continue reading
Many of South Africa’s foremost performers, producers, directors and choreographers are returning to the stage where they were first noticed – the National Arts Festival’s Fringe – to take advantage of the opportunity to experiment with their craft and be part of the unmatched energy and camaraderie it generates. Continue reading
Review: White Christmas at Seabrooke’s Theatre, Durban High School
THE Oxford English dictionary describes trauma as a ‘deeply distressing or disturbing experience’ – but those words cannot adequately describe the effect that a violent incident can have on both the person affected and those around them.
In Clinton Marius’ latest show, the one-man tragi-comedy, White Christmas, he examines just what happens to one family following just such an incident. Continue reading
The Hexagon Theatre on the Pietermaritzburg campus of the University of KwaZulu-Natal is hosting its 10th annual Minifest! on February 26 and 27. Whether you love comedy or drama, this mini festival will offer theatre pieces to suit all tastes. The shows on offer include brand new theatre creations and award winners from other festivals. Tickets are R60 per show and there are special discounts if you book for more than one. Continue reading
THE Schlesinger Theatre at Michaelhouse is hosting a performance of Copy Dog Productions’s Sweetie Darling, a new one-man stage comedy starring Bongani Mbatha by multi award-winning playwright-director Clinton Marius (Lollipop Lane, The Fantastical Flea Circus, B!*ch Stole My Doek) at 7.30 pm on Friday, February 12. Continue reading