The Wits School of Arts and Wits Theatre presents Ten Bush, written by Mncedisi Shabangu and Craig Higginson and directed by award-winning director Prince Lamla.
Ten Bush is a play about witchcraft set against the harsh realities of the South African landscape. It will run in the Downstairs Theatre at Wits from October 13 to 21. Continue reading
The Crucifixion of Amagqwirha.
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
Tony Miyambo stars in ‘The Cenotaph of Dan Wa Moriri’ at the Schlesinger Theatre at Michaelhouse. Photo: Supplied
Heading to the Schlesinger Theatre at Michaelhouse in Balgowan at 7.30pm on March 10 is The Cenotaph of Dan Wa Moriri, a finely crafted monument to memory. Continue reading
‘Lady Lady’. Photo: Val Adamson
Durban resident, Desiré Davids, will join Gaby Saranouffi and Edna Jaime to present Lady, Lady at Dance Umbrella 2017 at the Wits Theatre in Johannesburg on Thursday, March 2 and Friday, March 3 at 8pm. Continue reading
Songezo Mcilizeli presents Audition.
Drama for Life is bringing critical, bold theatre into the public domain through its 9th annual Drama for Life Sex Actually Festival.
Hosted at Wits University, the festival is a cross-community arts education, activism and therapeutic intervention, which is curated in a way that allows arts practitioners and audience members to holistically engage with and interrogate the complexities surrounding themes of sex, sexuality, relationships, culture, gender, HIV and sexual reproductive health; within human rights and social justice discourse. Continue reading
Vincent Mantsoe in KonKoriti at the Jomba! Contemporary Dance Experience. Photo: Val Adamson
After premiering with sold out houses and standing ovations, dancer and choreographer South African-born Vincent S.K Mantsoe brings his new solo work KonKoriti home to Johannesburg, with a one night only performance at The Wits Theatre on September 8 at 8pm.
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
B!*ch Stole My Doek stars Shona Johnson
If you missed the recent National Arts Festival there is no need to despair as the 969 Festival will be kicking off on July 13 with an exciting theatre line-up, which includes standout productions hot off the Grahamstown stages.
Running until July 24 at the Wits Theatre in Braamfontein, Johannesburg, the 969 Festival features 20 theatre, dance and music, ranging from local dramas and comedy to innovative concepts from abroad. Continue reading
Emma Tollman’s Autonia.
AS the Detours Festival celebrates its fifth birthday, the organisers are taking a moment to reflect on the last four years, the founding ethos of the festival and its growth as an experimental fringe platform.
The festival is produced by Wits Theatre for Wits School of Art, Division of Theatre and Performance. It will be held in the Wits Downstairs Theatre at 6 pm on May 26, 27 and 28 and 3 pm on May 29.