Don’t miss Molière’s ‘Tartuffe’ at the Courtyard Theatre at DUT in Durban

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Anele Situlweni and Vuyelwa Maluleke. Photo: Dee-Ann Kaaijk

Durban audiences have the chance to catch the much-anticipated touring production of Molière’s Tartuffe coming to the Courtyard Theatre at DUT on May 25 and 26  – for day time schools and evening public performances.

The story centres on Tartuffe, a weasely swindler, disguised as a paragon of piety who manipulates his way into Orgon’s house and unleashes his lecherous reign. Continue reading

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Tony Miyambo’s play is a reminder that we need to honour the people we love

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Heading to the Schlesinger Theatre at Michaelhouse in Balgowan at 7.30pm on Friday, March 10 is The Cenotaph of Dan Wa Moriri, a finely crafted monument to memory.

An intensely personal reconstruction of co-writer and actor, Tony Miyambo’s memories of his father, Daniel Rasenga Miyambo, the play explores an intimate father-son relationship, recalled and reconstructed through remembered moments from the past, fading images captured in sepia toned photographs, conjured up conversations , snippets of music, truths and half- truths.

It is an ancient human attempt to connect our present to the past by mapping our relationships with the one’s we love.

ESTELLE SINKINS spoke to him ahead of the performance, his first in the KZN Midlands. Continue reading