Cobus van Heerden stars in the hilarious satire Superchop

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The multi-awardwinning Neon Anthems team are back with their most ambitious show todate.

Written by and starring Jacobus Van Heerden (above, and recently seen as Lord Farquaad in KickstArt’s Shrek) and directed by Liam Magner, Superchop is a satirical comedy which parodies the famous, and those desperate to be famous.

Catch it at the Elizabeth Sneddon Theatre on the University of KwaZulu-Natal Howard College campus in Durban from March 2 to 13. Continue reading

Enjoy a romp through Durban’s history

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.

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

Review: Snoopy! The Musical

Steven Stead plays the title role of Charlie Brown’s eccentric pet dog, Snoopy, Carol Trench is Lucy, Katy Moore is Sally Brown, Bryan Hiles is Charlie Brown, Caitlin Kilburn is Peppermint Patty, Graeme Wicks is Linus and Evashnee Pillay is Snoopy's silent sidekick, Woodstock. Photo: Val Adamson

Steven Stead plays the title role of Charlie Brown’s eccentric pet dog, Snoopy, Carol Trench is Lucy, Katy Moore is Sally Brown, Bryan Hiles is Charlie Brown, Caitlin Kilburn is Peppermint Patty, Graeme Wicks is Linus and Evashnee Pillay is Snoopy’s silent sidekick, Woodstock. Photo: Val Adamson

Review: Snoopy! The Musical
Elizabeth Sneddon Theatre

I DEFY anyone to walk out of Snoopy! The Musical without a feeling of delight.
KickStArt Theatre Company’s latest offering, based on the Charles M. Schulz comic strip, Peanuts, delivers an evening of delicious musical comedy, thanks to a host of catchy songs and perfectly pitched performances. Continue reading