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You are cordially invited to the Blu Blood Just Laughs Comedy Showcase
2010-10-19
Date: 2nd November 2010 Time: 18H00 for 18h30 Venue: VodaDome at VodaWorld Menu: 5 course “Strictly Halaal” RSVP: by Monday 25th October 2010 Dress: Allow your inner child to run wild Dress like your inner child… princess, fireman, doctor, or an actor self styled Performers are: Riaad Moosa Vitorio Leonardi Azhar Usmaan Preacher Moses Mo Amier Chris Forest Joey Raasdien Tickets prices are at a donation of R1 000 per person or The tables are priced at...

Nog ‘n Hamlet by HB Thom teater
2010-10-19
Die Universiteit Stellenbosch, Drama Departement bied die agtergrond aan van: NOG ‘N HAMLET! (Regie deur Christiaan Olwagen) Hamlet is William Shakespeare se mees bekende tragedie en is waarskynlik tussen 1599 en 1601 geskryf. Dit speel in Denemarke af en handel oor prins Hamlet se wraak op sy oom, Claudius, wat sy vader vermoor het en met sy moeder getrou het om sodoende die troon oor te neem. Hamlet verken temas soos verraad, wraak, bloedskande en morele korrupsie. Die toneelstuk...

19-25 October What's On @ Wits Theatre
2010-10-18
wits theatre WHAT’S ON 19-25 October 2010 (Details subject to change) WEDNESDAY FREE LUNCH-HOUR CONCERT Camron Andrews (B Mus IV) saxophone Zarcia Zacheus (B Mus IV) jazz voice Il Trio Rosso: Susan Harrop-Allin (staff) piano Peta-Ann Holdcroft (guest) cello Irene Tsoniff (guest) violin Date: 20:10:2010 Time: 13:15 Venue: The Atrium Booking:...

Mike van Graan's Is it because I’m Jack? at On Broadway
2010-10-08
“Is it because I’m Jack?...is a very professional and extremely well executed performance and it will certainly make you think. To a man, the cast…gave fantastic performances.” - Liam Wise, www.yoursoapbox.co.za “Is it because I’m Jack? is highly relevant and thought provoking….the comedy…is often very funny – you can’t help but laugh, albeit occasionally uncomfortably.” - Annette Bayne, The Citizen “Is...

Kaapstad-gehore kry weer kans om bekroonde I, Claudia te sien
2010-10-06
Gewilde aktrise Susan Danford is binnekort in Kaapstad te sien in haar Fleur du Cap-benoemde rol in I, Claudia, wat pas vol sale in Botswana gelok het. Plaaslike gehore sal Lara Bye se aangeprese opvoering van Kristen Thomson se verhoogstuk van 20 Oktober tot 13 November by die Kalkbaai-teater kan sien. I, Claudia kombineer humor en patos om gestalte te gee aan die rou maar bekoorlike innerlike wêreld van 'n onbeheersde snaakse, wanaangepaste adolessent, deur van vier wonderlik oordrewe komiese...

Dada Masilo’s acclaimed and fiery Carmen makes its Cape Town debut at the Baxter
2010-09-29
2008 Standard Bank Young Artist for Dance winner Dada Masilo continues her love for the classics and once again impresses with her signature style of skilfully and effortlessly fusing dance genres - this time with her Carmen, coming to the Baxter Theatre, for one week only, from 5 to 10 October. The Cape Town premiere of her highly acclaimed production comes nearly a year after she wowed local audiences with her version of Romeo and Juliet. And if the media and audience response to her innovative...

Isango Portobello’s New Première Raises a Voice for the Working Class
2010-09-28
Isango Portobello is staging the The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists – Izigwili Ezidlakazelayo on the Fugard stage from 21 October to 20 November, with previews from 15 – 20 October. The original novel by Robert Tressell, written in 1910 and first published in 1914 after his death, was one of the books studied by many of the Robben Island prisoners while they were in confinement. A number of senior struggle veterans have voiced their enthusiasm to Isango Portobello for staging a production...

What's On @ Wits Theatre
2010-09-27
wits theatre WHAT’S ON 28 September to 04 October 2010 (Details subject to change) 969 MUSIC DOUBLE-BILL: NIBS VAN DER SPUY and THE SOIL (Wits 969 Festival 2010) Nibs van der Spuy is an acoustic guitarist, singer -songwriter phenomenon from South Africa. His virtuosic acoustic guitar style and a mesmeric whispering voice have attracted a widespread following for its intelligent folk, world and African overtones. Opening for Nibs are newcomers,The Soil, an a capella act directed by Ntsika...

Rose Red: Snow White Through a Wicked Lens!
2010-09-23
Boschwhacked Productions proudly presents ‘Rose Red’, a wickedly original musical tale told through the eyes of the Evil Queen from the fairytale ‘Snow White and the 7 Dwarfs’. This remarkably original show is written by, and stars, the well-known and devilishly divine diva, Dianne Simpson. Direction is by Pieter Bosch Botha, and music maestro Dawid Boverhoff has strung together an array of popular songs to accompany Simpson on her journey. With her charm, wit, and superb...

What the Butler saw at the Masque Theatre
2010-09-17
The Masque Theatre goes out on a limb with this one, and the theatre-goers who prefer spicy to bland should find Joe Orton's 'What the butler saw' a tasty dish. This wickedly funny farce is directed by Ralph Yarrow, former head of drama at the University of East Anglia in the UK. Yarrow has directed, acted and given workshops in the UK, India and South Africa and his repertoire ranges from Shakespeare, Goethe and Mdiere, to Beckett and Pinter. Muizenberg Dramatic Society (MADS) is fortunate in...

Sleeping Beauty at The Peoples Theatre - Media Release September to October
2010-09-16
The Peoples Theatre once again brings the magic of live theatre to Joburg children in its new production Sleeping Beauty and Other Fabulous Tales, this September and October. From 13 September to 10 October 2010, Jill Girard and Keith Smith will treat audiences to six beloved and familiar tales in an interactive show filled with humour, adventure and great musical numbers. Adults and children alike will be bowled over by these creatively staged childhood favourites, brought to you by the team...

Qaphela Caesar at City Hall – 18 to 22 September 2010
2010-09-15
Jay Pather’s Qaphela Caesar, an interdisciplinary contemporary adaptation of William Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar, is on at Cape Town’s historic City Hall from 18 to 22 September. Presented by the Gordon Institute for Performing and Creative Arts (GIPCA) and featuring Mwenya Kabwe, artists from Siwela Sonke Dance Theatre, Jazzart Dance Company, UCT School of Dance and UCT Opera School, Pather’s production places Shakespeare’s masterpiece firmly in modern-day South Africa....

Imagining Einstein vermaak en voed op
2010-09-14
David Muller se hoog aangeskrewe eenman-toneelstuk, Imagining Einstein, word van 15 tot 25 September by die Kalkbaai-teater opgevoer. Die produksie vier verskeie fasette van Albert Einstein – sy lewe, sy werk en sy vrye tyd. Hy was iemand wat hom in 'n lawaaierige vertrek kon terugtrek in sy gedagtewêreld, of soos hy dit genoem het, sy Gedankenexperiments. Hy kon sy seilbootjie op mere in Switzerland, Berlyn of Princeton, New Jersey stuur, terwyl sy gedagtes sou dwaal na dieptes van...

What's on @ Wits Theatre
2010-09-14
WHAT’S ON 14 to 20 September 2010 Elev(i)ate 2 (Wits 969 Festival 2010) Created and performed by Athena Mazarakis Moving between the comic and the poetic, elev(i)ate 2 illuminates the battle between being grounded and elevation; between being rooted and floating away … Date: 14:09:2010 – 18:09:2010 Time: 18:00 Venue: The Nunnery Booking: www.strictlytickets.com / 073 725 7381 R 60:00 / R 35:00 for students, pensioners and Wits staff. Please note: No age restriction. BACKSTORY...

Tap into this dance extravaganza
2010-09-13
The golden era of tap dancing meets the modern hip-hop age in Tap Roots, the exuberant song-and-dance spectacular that premieres at the South African State Theatre in September. The State Theatre, in association with the Southern African Theatre Initiative (SATI), Junxion Arts and Jaziel Music, presents Tap Roots, written and directed by Sello Maake ka-Ncube and featuring the cream of South Africa’s creative talent. Following its preview season at the Windybrow Theatre in July, Tap Roots...

PG du Plessis vertel sy eie stories (eerste en laaste keer)
2010-09-06
Die befaamde en mees bekroonde Afrikaanse Skrywer, PG du Plessis, gaan nou vir die eerste en die laaste keer, sy eie stories vertel, met sy eenman vertoning, “PG vertel sy eie stories”. Nadat hy vir baie jare deel was van verkeie programme, waar hy en ander storie vertellers saam opgetree het, het PG uiteindelik besluit om sy eie stories op sy eie manier te vertel. Die stories sal afgewissel word met ‘n bekende kunstenaar. Deur die jare van Koöperasiestories, bundels kortverhale,...

Molly Bloom
2010-09-01
Nicky Rebelo, who has edited the final chapter of James Joyce’s classic novel ULYSSES, directs Jennifer Steyn in Molly Bloom, set in Dublin Ireland June the 16th 1904. The Nunnery, Wits University 1 to 4 September 2010 @ 19.30 Booking www.strictlytickets.com / 073 725 7381 Full price = R 60.00 Discount price = R 35.00 (students, pensioners, Wits staff) Running time 100 minutes. Not for children under 16. This is what the critics have to say: "Everybody knows now that ULYSSES is the...

Absa KKNK verwelkom nuwe programbestuurder
2010-08-31
Die Absa KKNK verwelkom vir Theo Kemp, as nuwe Programbestuurder op die bestuurspan van die kunstefees. Kemp is tans die Uitvoerende Bestuurder van die Breytenbach Sentrum in Wellington en was voorheen die Feesbemarker en Projekbestuurder van die Woordfees. Die Breytenbach Sentrum is, onder leiding van Kemp, as ’n gerespekteerde professionele venue en sentrum vir gemeenskapskuns met streeks -, nasionale - en internasionale skakels gevestig. Kemp, wat ’n Meestersgraad in Afrikaanse Letterkunde...

Vagina Monoloë
2010-08-30


Double Scoop at the Masque Theatre
2010-08-23
Scoop for the Masque Opening at the Masque Theatre, Muizenberg on Thursday 02 and running until Saturday 04 September (4 shows only), Blue Sky Productions presents The Human Voice by Jean Cocteau/translated by Anthony Wood plus A Woman Alone by Dario Fo and Franca Rame/translated by Gillian Hanna (South African Adaptation by James Cairns). Fresh from the 2010 National Arts Festival, Nina Lucy Wylde recently seen in Cape Town in Boeing Boeing, teams up with acclaimed director Ingrid Wylde...

Slagoffer- Slagoffer in die HB Thom Teater
2010-08-23
Die misterieuse swart komedie Slagoffer-Slagoffer is uiteindelik hier, vars op die planke aangebied deur die Universiteit van Stellenbosch, Drama Departement! Hierdie opwindende toneelstuk speel vanaf 24 tot 28 Augustus elke aand om 20h00 by die HB Thom teater. Die oorspronklik teks is geskryf deur die Russiese Presnyakov broers en vertaal in Afrikaans deur dr Willem Anker. Die regie word behartig deur die welbekroonde Marthinus Basson (Cabaret 2008/2009). Die Presnyakov broers is veral bekend vir...

All-new Wits 969 Festival for 2010
2010-08-20
The all-new WITS 969 Festival 2010 offers a selection of highlights which have made the 969 km journey from the National Arts Festival, Grahamstown to Johannesburg. Now in its seventh year, Wits 969 2010 is sponsored by Arts Alive (which it forms part of) and the National Arts Festival, Grahamstown to present 30 performances of outstanding music, theatre and dance as well as hosting the Gauteng National Schools Festival under the WITS 969 banner during September. “In 2004 the 969 Festival...

National Arts Festival Extends Its Hands to Partner With WITS 969 Festival 2010
2010-08-19
The National Arts Festival Grahamstown, one of the world’s iconic arts events, is proud to announce its partnership with the WITS 969 Festival and Arts Alive for the first time in 2010. The all-new WITS 969 Festival 2010 is a selection of highlights from the National Arts Festival, Grahamstown 2010 which makes the 969 km journey from Grahamstown to the Wits Theatre and its additional venue partner for this year, the Market Theatre. “I would like to see Wits Theatre partnering with more...

Verruklike teatertafel word gedek op Melkbos
2010-08-17
Die tafel is gedek vir ‘n feesmaal van lekker teater. Van 27 tot 29 Augustus gebeur iets op Melkbosstrand wat nog nooit van te vore soveel impak gehad het nie. Sandra Prinsloo, Marc Lottering, Chris van Niekerk, Susan Byers, Johan en Lida Botha is maar ‘n paar van die teaterikone wat liefhebbers gaan trakteer. Oor dié drie dae gaan feesgangers aansit by tien produksies van hoogstaande gehalte wat deur die SPLiT-teatergroep by die Laerskool Van Riebeeckstrand, Domedarisweg, opgedis...

Cape Town Audition Notice for Dancers for Spartacus of Africa 2011
2010-08-13
The South African National Dance Trust (SANDT) has been formed to promote, preserve and support the art form of classical ballet and contemporary dance throughout South Africa. The first project of the SANDT is Veronica Paeper’s Spartacus, which will be re-choreographed and staged as a grand scale national production, The Spartacus Of Africa, in 2011. Cape Town auditions for independent dancers (who are not part of companies) for this production will be held at the Artscape over the weekend...

Freshlyground's Zolani Mahola at the Fugard for Her First Play Reading
2010-08-13
Freshlyground's popular lead singer Zolani Mahola will be doing her first theatre reading of While We’re Not Apart, a play written for her by French writer Eudes Panel, at 17:00 in the Fugard Theatre on Sunday 22 August. The play expresses a feminine, brave and humane perspective on the challenges faced by the health system of a “southern country”. It focuses on HIV/Aids, and the societal diseases attached to it, including political cowardice, social stigmatisation, fear, beliefs...

Spoken-word gets sexy in poetry slam
2010-08-11
The Drama for Life "Sex Actually" Festival will go under the covers when it travels around the country during August and September 2010. The Drama for Life (DfL) Festival, which is part of the DFL holistic arts programme hosted by the Division of Dramatic Art at Wits, will offer an array of theatre, comedy, spoken-word, dance, poetry, art, film and workshops with one overarching intention: using creative means to stimulate discussions and influence behaviour around sex, HIV/Aids and relationships....

Shaleen Surtie-Richards terug op die verhoog in die veelbekroonde Shirley Valentyn
2010-08-11
Die dramaturg Willy Russell se solostuk Shirley Valentine was nie net 'n wêreldbekende treffer op Engelse verhoë nie, maar ook later 'n besonder gewilde Britse rolprent. Hennie van Greunen se Afrikaanse vertaling en verwerking, getiteld Shirley Valentyn, het egter 'n heel nuwe suksesverhaal vir dié drama geskep. Dit is tydens die Absa KKNK in Oudtshoorn met 'n Kanna-prys bekroon, met 'n Aardklop-prys in Potchefstroom en het later selfs ‘n gesogte Fleur du Cap-teaterprys in...

Remix Dance Company’s Lovaffair returns to the Baxter to show that any body can dance
2010-08-05
Remix Dance Company’s Lovaffair, which had its world premiere in March this year, returns to Flipside at the Baxter for nine performances only from 11 to 20 August at 8pm nightly. With this production the award-winning and leading South African contemporary integrated dance initiative, now resident at the Baxter Theatre Centre, also celebrates 10 years of innovative and groundbreaking work. This has been made possible through the generous investment of philanthropic international businessman...

Pieter-Dirk Uys stars as Bambi Kellerman at the Fugard theatre from 31 August to 18 Sept 2010
2010-08-03
F.A.K.SONGS & OTHER STRUGGLE ANTHEMS Starring Pieter-Dirk Uys as Bambi Kellermann Musical direction and arrangements: Godfrey Johnson Bokkie Band musicians: Heather Roth on flute and sax, Rayelle Goodman on violin, Mac McKenzie on guitar and Hilton Schilder on percussion. The Fugard Theatre from 31 August to 18 September 2010 “Uys dons eyelashes, and presidents listen” - Los Angeles Times Oct 2009 This is what the cabaret is about: Bambi's extraordinary story of survival is...

3-10 August @ Wits Theatre
2010-08-03
wits theatre WHAT’S ON 03 to 10 August 2010 WEDNESDAY LUNCH-HOUR CONCERT Elizabeth Crawford (guest) clarinet Date: 04 August 2010 Time: 13:20 – 13:55 Venue: Wits Great Hall Free Admission. S A SEASON BOPHA! by Percy Mtwa Directed by James Ngcobo BOPHA! explores what was happening in South Africa in the ‘80s through the conflict between a father and son. Date & Time: 03:08:10 @ 19.30, 04 @ 19.30, 05:08:10 @ 20.00, 06:08:10 @ 18.00, 07:08:10 @18.00 Venue:...

Something special for Wilde fans at the Masque
2010-08-03
Fans of Oscar Wilde (one of the finest exponents of social comedy in the English language) will be delighted to hear that his famous play “Lady Windermere's Fan” is coming to the Masque Theatre, Muizenberg. Talented director Brenda Gray gives meticulous attention to the period and to the brilliant wit of Wilde in this Claremont Dramatic Society presentation. Lady Windermere is about to celebrate her 21st birthday when she hears a piece of gossip that has a ripple effect on her life....

Mamma Mia! in Artscape
2010-08-02
MAMMA MIA! THE WORLD’S #1 MEGA-HIT MUSICAL ARTSCAPE OPERA HOUSE FROM 11 AUGUST TO 19 SEPTEMBER 2010 ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR: STEVEN PALING RESIDENT DIRECTOR: PHILIP GODAWA ASSOCIATE CHOREOGRAPHER: SONIA DORADO Experience the wonderful, irresistible story-telling magic of ABBA’s timeless songs in the worldwide smash hit musical Mamma Mia! This enchanting tale of love, laughter and friendship will premiere at Artscape, Cape Town on Sunday, 15 August 2010 for a limited season. Thereafter...

Jock of the Bushveld – The Musical
2010-07-30
Jock of the Bushveld – The Musical will be presented at the Mandela at the Joburg Theatre complex from 4 September 2010. Packed House Productions, producers of the classic hits The Sound of Music, My Fair Lady, Fiddler on the Roof, The King and I and the original South African hits, Dis Hoe Dit Was – Die Steve Hofmeyr Storie, Knypie Oppie Kant, African Queens, Ons Vir Jou and Shaka Zulu – The Musical, in proud association with Absa, now brings you Jock of the Bushveld –...

100ste vertoning van Die Naaimasjien met Sandra Prinsloo
2010-07-30
En steeds kry gehore nie genoeg van Sandra as Magdaleen in hierdie bekroonde eenvrouvertoning wat landswyd toer met vol sale en staande ovasies nie. Hierdie produksie toer suksesvol deur Suid-Afrika na kunstefeeste en teaters van Kaapstad tot Jeffreysbaai, PE, Pretoria, Johannesburg, Oudtshoorn, Kempton Park, Bloemfontein, Clanwilliam, Nelspruit, Durban, Kimberley, Sasolburg, Hermanus, Betlehem, Rosendal, Tulbagh, Saldanha en nog baie meer. DIE NAAIMASJIEN met Sandra Prinsloo Geskryf deur: Rachelle...

Mis uiteindelik ook in Stellenbosch
2010-07-28
Reza de Wet se Mis Mis is ‘n toneelstuk uit veelbekroonde dramaturg Reza de Wet se trilogie Trits, en is eersdaags deur Swerwersproduksies in Port Elizabeth en Graaff Reinet aangebied. Swerwersproduksies was onlangs verantwoordelik vir Reza de Wet se Mirakel wat steeds gehore aan die praat het. Mis versinnebeeld die verwronge verhouding tussen ‘n ma, Miem (vertolk deur Lulu Botha en Jana Snyman) en haar dogter, Meisie (Mar-li van der Merwe en Tammi...

Call for Proposals for 2011 National Arts Festival, Grahamstown - 30 June to 9 July 2011
2010-07-23
Following a steady overall growth of 8,4% this year which was achieved at the same time while the biggest sporting event was being staged in South Africa, the National Arts Festival continues to ride in full gear with a call-out for proposals for performances and exhibitions for the Main programme of the 37th edition of the Festival that will be held from 30th June to 9th July 2011. “We are looking for new and compelling work that raises the bar on excellence and innovation in the performing...

SA SEASON at WITS THEATRE COMPLEX
2010-07-21
From 29 July to 14 August the Wits School of Arts/Dramatic Arts and Wits Theatre will present 58 performances of 9 plays in 4 venues including works by Barney Simon, Percy Mtwa, Bongeni Ngema, Athold Fugard, Reza de Wet, Paul Slabolepszy, Gina Mlhope and others. In addition the season is framed by a retrospective of music, a series of panel discussions, films, an exhibition about human rights defenders by Speak Truth To Power, and the insightful and internationally acclaimed playwright and international...

Doo Bee Boobies is back with a bang
2010-07-20
Grown men in pink tights, Superman suits and lashings of feathers? It must be the all-male, all-madness musical revue Doo Bee Boobies, which returns to whoop it up in Joburg during August. That’s right – this infamous cult favourite is returning to our stages to show all the young whippersnappers how true-blue comedy revues should be done. That is, with tongue firmly in (butt) cheek! Mark Hawkins’ Very Very Big Productions is presenting the grand comeback season of this “very,...

20 - 26 July What's On @ Wits Theatre
2010-07-19
wits theatre WHAT’S ON 20 to 26 July 2010 WEDNESDAY LUNCH-HOUR CONCERT WITS CHOIR Date: 21July 2010 Time: 13:20 – 13:55 Venue: The Atrium Free Admission. KUNG FU CRAZY The hit one -man show created by Craig Wainwright. In this hilarious, dynamic and energetic piece, an epic tale is told of a young boy's quest to avenge his family's death by becoming a kung fu master, and seeking out a mystical sword that would ensure his vengeance. Date: 20 – 24 July 2010 Time:...

Cape Town Boys Join Theatre Legends on Fugard Theatre Stage in Waiting for Godot
2010-07-16
Khathu Khangala from Thornton and Hisham Ryklief from Athlone, both 12 years old, have been cast in the role as the Boy in Sean Mathias’ production of Waiting for Godot. They will be joining the stellar international cast on stage at the Fugard Theatre, Cape Town from 31 July until 14 August, with previews on 29 and 30 July. They will start rehearsing on 26 July. Neither of the boys have previously performed on a professional stage, with their experience to-date being in school talent shows...

ATKV Crescendowenner Petronel en bekende kunstenaars saam op die verhoog
2010-07-14
Wanneer: Maandag 26 Julie Waar: Centurionteater Tyd: 20:00 Petronel stel haar vierde Cd "Vonnie" Maandag 26 Julie om 20:00 in die Centurionteater bekend. Haar eerste Cd "Hangers in 'n kas" was deel van die wenprys wat sy as ATKV Crescendowenner ontvang het. Sy sing die 26e Julie in die Centurionteater van haar eie lirieke soos onder andere "Vonnie" die titelsnit, "By die see", "Weergaloos", "Voluit mens"en "Mooier as ooit"terwyl sy deur die bekende musikante Albie Louw...

International slam poet and activist Staceyann Chin at the Baxter
2010-07-13
International slam poet and activist Staceyann Chin in Border/Clash: A Litany of Desires at the Baxter "Every day I get better at knowing that it is not a choice to be an activist; rather, it is the only way to hold on to the better parts of my human self. It is the only way I can live and laugh without guilt." - Staceyann Chin The internationally acclaimed slam poet, full-time writer, performing artist and activist, Tony-nominated Staceyann Chin, returns to Cape Town at the Baxter Golden Arrow...

In landsbelang - Bekendstelling
2010-07-12


Dance for All presents Two Decades, One InSPIRAtion at Artscape on 1 August 2010
2010-07-12
On Sunday 1st August 2010, Dance for All (DFA), under the Artistic Direction of Philip Boyd, will present a spectacular once-off Gala performance at the Artscape Opera House, entitled Two Decades, One InSPIRAtion , in celebration of twenty years of dance and in honour of the late Phyllis Spira OMSG, Prima Ballerina Assoluta and the former Assistant Artistic Director at DFA whose legacy lives on through its students and the organisation. Long standing DFA supporters who have confirmed...

Aesop’s Fables at the Fugard until 17 July
2010-07-12
Thinking of what to do now that the soccer is over? Treat the family and take them to see Aesop’s Fables at the Fugard Theatre. This outing for the whole family will leave you humming the tunes long after you leave. The costumes have been beautifully crafted to suit each character by Leopold Senekal and assisted by puppeteer Aja Marneweck, and is a visual delight. In this charming tale Aesop, a Greek slave, learns that liberty comes with responsibility as he journeys to his own freedom,...

National Arts Festival announces Fringe Awards
2010-07-06
Standard Bank Gold and Silver Ovation Awards announced on final day of National Arts Festival 4 July 2010. The Standard Bank Ovation Awards were introduced this year to recognise excellence on the National Arts Festival Fringe programme, and aimed to seek out those productions that stand out from the crowd and are innovative, original and creatively outstanding. "The Standard Bank Ovation Awards have raised the bar for Fringe performers in a significant way,” said Festival CEO Tony Lankester....

Start tapping those feet to the Tap Roots beat
2010-07-06
Sello Maake ka Ncube is poised to set the stage alight with the music and dance show Tap Roots! (Footsteps of Memory), which will be showcased at the Windybrow Theatre from 6 to 9 July 2010 prior to its premiere season at the State Theatre. Supported by a grant from the Department of Arts and Culture in honour of the 2010 FIFA World Cup, Tap Roots! (Footsteps of Memory) is cross-cultural entertainment spectacle with one dynamic dance form at its core: tap. With musical direction by Bheki Khoza...

Marc Lottering to host Cracks and the City, starring four of Cape Town's faunniest ladies
2010-07-02
A collection of some of the city’s most hilarious women will come together from July 5 to July 11 Flipside@ The Baxter. The line-up includes honorary crack Marc Lottering, award-winning comic actress Anthea Thompson, two young actresses who are cooking up a storm on the comedy circuit, namely Shimmy Isaacs and Anne Hirsch, and the veteran award-winning columnist, Marianne Thamm. Thamm, who has been hatching this concept for several years, believes that women make comedy differently from...

The Mechanicals 2010 Repertory Season - Bookings now open
2010-07-02



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