THE KwaZulu-Natal theatre community will be coming together on Tuesday, September 26 to celebrate the life and career of stalwart, Themi Venturas, who lost his battle with pancreatic cancer two weeks ago.
Curtain Up will take place in the Playhouse Opera Theatre from 6 pm. The celebration will include performances, memories and tributes celebrating his life, featuring many of his colleagues and friends. Continue reading
Directed for the first time by Daisy Spencer, the 17th annual Young Performers Production for this year is a reprise of Footloose which comes to the University of KwaZulu-Natal’s Elizabeth Sneddon Theatre in Durban from September 8 to 17. Continue reading
John Vlismas. Photo: Supplied
Aaron McIlroy: Photo: Val Adamson
Join John Vlismas, Aaron McIlroy and Jem Atkins in An Evening of Chemody at the Elizabeth Sneddon Theatre at the University of KwaZulu-Natal’s Howard College campus at 7.30pm on Monday, June 26 and help raise funds for theatre legend, Themi Venturas’ medical expenses. Continue reading
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
Durban audiences can enjoy the story of pioneering rhythm and blues legend, Buddy – the Buddy Holly Story at the Elizabeth Sneddon Theatre at the University of KwaZulu-Natal Howard College campus from July 23 to August 7. Continue reading
WHILE KickStArt Theatre Company walked off with the lion’s share of the prizes at The Mercury Durban Theatre Awards at the Elizabeth Sneddon Theatre on Monday, November 23, this year’s event also saw a host of new talent picking up awards.
Khalif Wailin’ Walters
THE Durban International Blues Festival, arguably the largest blues festival in South Africa, will take place from Otcober 28 to October 31. Continue reading
Chante du Plessis as Vasco da Gama being henpecked by his wife Anna Maria (Sfundo Sosibo), in a scene from De Compleat Hstry of DBN (without the boring bits!) which is being staged by the students of the Department of Drama Studies at UKZN.
ENJOY a high energy theatrical romp through the history of Durban in De Compleat Histry of Dbn (without the boring bits!), which is being staged by University of KwaZulu-Natal Drama and Performance Studies Students this week. Continue reading