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''Art Is For All'' On National Arts Festival, Grahamstown 2010 Main Programme
The pursuit of excellence, together with a spirit of innovation, change, growth and opportunity permeate the plans for the National Arts Festival's bumper 2010 event which were unveiled in Johannesburg today.This year's Festival, running from 20 June - 4 July in Grahamstown, will offer visitors a smorgasbord of national, continental and world premieres in theatre, dance, music and visual art. At the same time, some of South Africa's best productions over the past year have also been included...

Fugard Theatre extends The Train Driver after sell-out opening week performances
The Train Driver, a new play written and directed by iconic South African theatre master Athol Fugard, had its world première on 24 March 2010 at the newly opened Fugard Theatre in Cape Town's District 6.After sell-out performances and excellent reviews during its opening week the run of the play has been extended to 18 April."A work as brave, provocative, confrontational and tender as Fugard's earlier plays and collaborations. Fugard's vision of the new South Africa and its...

The Sacred Garden - Eenvroutoneelstuk deur Marlene Zwiegers
THE SACRED GARDEN, ‘n toneelstuk, oor die lewe van Esther, Rut, die Hooglied vrou en Ashontomo.Ashontomo het ‘n duisend vrae. Waar lê ware geluk? Is dit te vinde in verhoudings, familie of dalk jou werk? Sy het gesoek, en nie by een van daardie dinge dit gevind nie. Uiteindelik besluit sy om die voetspore van Esther, Xerxes, Rut, Boas en die Sulamitiese vrou, na te loop. Sy maak talle verstommende ontdekkings ... en uiteindelik weet Ashontomo, daar is slegs een perfekte antwoord....

La Diva "Cocktails, Convertibles en al daai Jazz" 26 Maart Centurion Teater
26 Maart Centurion TeaterBespreek nou:012 664 7859 Met die sukses van hulle debuutproduksie, Wonderbra's, Stiletto's en al daai Jazz, het La Diva al bewys dat hulle die spreekwoordelike spyker sommer met 'n hoëhakskoen op die kop slaan, maar met Cocktails, Convertibles en al daai Jazz, neem dié vroulike trio dit 'n stappie verder. Waar wonderbra's en stiletto's deel is van 'n vrou se voorbereiding, hou skemerkelkies en sportmotors vele ander beloftes in ......

Preview performances for Athol Fugard's The Train Driver selling out fast
Audiences of the world première of Athol Fugard's new play The Train Driver will have the opportunity to engage with the cast and creative team after the preview performances on 19, 20, 21, & 23 March.It will be an opportunity for the audience to talk to Athol Fugard, co-director Ross Devenish, and actors Owen Sejake and Sean Taylor about the production. Tickets for the preview performances are R50, and the preview on Tuesday 23 March is already sold out.The Train Driver will have...

With Remix Dance Company at the Baxter, anybody can dance
Leading South African contemporary integrated dance initiative, the award-winning Remix Dance Company, celebrates its 10th anniversary and its new home at the Baxter Theatre Centre with five performances only of a brand new production, Lovaffair, from March 30 until April 3 at 8pm. This has been made possible through the generous investment of philanthropic international businessman, Roger Jungblut, CEO of Youngblood Culture Development Pty Ltd, better known as Youngblood. The five-member, full-time...

Off-Broadway Smash-Hit for Masque Theatre, Muizenberg
BigLeaf Productions kicks off its 2010 Season with the hilarious musical comedy revue - “I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change" with Music by Jimmy Roberts and Lyrics by Joe Dipietro. From the thrill and terror of the first date, to the sacred kiss and wedded bliss. From the reality of kids coming and going, to finding someone to grow old with, "I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change" will have you tapping your feet along with smash-hits such as "Single Man Drought",...

Herman van den Berg in die Pierneef-teater

ART deur Yasmina Reza die week by die HB Thom Teater
Na ‘n kort speelvlak in 2009 in die HB Thom teater is die US produksie ART (geskryf deur die Franse dramaturg Yasmina Reza) terug op aandrang van die publiek. ART is briljant vertaal deur die Britste dramaturg Christopher Hampton met toekennings soos die Molière Toekenning, die Laurence Olivier Toekenning en die Tony Toekenning vir Beste Toneelstuk in 1998. Geleë in Parys, vertel ART die storie van drie vriende - Serge, Marc en Yvan - wie se 15 jare lange vriendskap bedreig word...

The Handspring Puppet Company
The Handspring Puppet Company presents two films on the Moving Things Film Festival at Out the Box, as well as a lecture and two workshopsThe legendary Handspring Puppet Company will be well represented at the annual Out the Box Festival of Puppetry and Visual Performance this year, when their extraordinary well-known 48 minute documentary, Making War Horse, will be screened at the Labia Cinema on Orange Street, as part of the Moving Things Film Festival.Making War Horse relates the story of how...

Stars sparkle at 7th Naledi Theatre Awards
History was made at the 7th annual Naledi Theatre Awards on Sunday when one actress - Louise Saint-Claire - walked off with two acting awards for two different productions.The star-studded awards ceremony at the State Theatre in Pretoria, which celebrates the best in Gauteng theatre, saw the versatile actress win the award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Lead Role for the play God of Carnage, as well as Best Comedy Performance (Female) for Pterodactyls. Saint-Claire had been nominated in...

Fabulous entertainers for the Fleur du Cap
Elana Afrika leads the stunning entertainment line-up for the 45th Fleur du Cap Theatre Awards in Cape Town.The entertainment for this year's prestigious Fleur du Cap Theatre Awards, to be held at the Baxter Theatre on 21 March at 6pm, once again boasts a superbly talented line up.The event will be directed by Hennie van Greunen, himself a nominee in the Best Director category for Die Naaimasjien. The vivacious Capetonian television personality and radio presenter Elana Afrika will be the MC...

By die Klein Libertas Teater
By die Klein Libertas Teater in Stellenbosch E-pos: info@kleinlibertasteater.co.zaWeb: http://www.kleinlibertasteater.co.za/ Telefoon: 021 883 8164 Die Klein Libertas Teater is vanjaar 50 jaar oud!Woordfees: 1-7 Maart 2010 Die Woordfees produksies se besprekings: Computicket: 083 915 8000 of www.computicket.co.za Vir die volledige Woordfees program sien: www.woordfees.co.za 10 & 11 Mrt (binne-teater) Denver Vraagom kuier by Klein Libertas met: Live en Ingeplug...

Skoppensboer Teater

Registrations open for ACT Scholarships
The Arts & Culture Trust (ACT) is pleased to announce that registrations are open for the ACT Performing Arts Scholarships 2010.In association with the Dramatic, Artistic and Literary Rights Organisation (DALRO) and Nedbank Arts Affinity, the programme is aimed at learners in their final year of secondary education who wish to pursue undergraduate studies in the performing arts at an accredited tertiary institution. Last year Steven Paul Norman from Cape Town was the recipient of the inaugural...

Georgina Thomson wins Tunkie Award
Georgina Thomson was presented with the annual Tunkie Award at the grand opening of the FNB Dance Umbrella 2010 last night.Thomson is an arts administrator extraordinaire and long-time Artistic Director of the FNB Dance Umbrella.A dynamic Arts practitioner for over 25 years, she has played and continues to play a significant role in the development of Contemporary Dance in the South Africa. In this time she has worn many different hats and filled many roles: fundraiser, producer, project manager,...

Athol Brings New Play Home to Fugard Theatre
The Train Driver, a new play written and directed by iconic South African theatre master Athol Fugard, will have its world première on 24 March 2010 on the stage of the new Fugard Theatre in Cape Town’s District Six, with preview performances from 19 March. “For me, it is the biggest of them all,” said the 77-year old Fugard, currently in the country for rehearsals of the new play. The Train Driver is set in an Eastern Cape graveyard outside Motherwell. Sean Taylor...

Cathy and co are back to scandalise the skies
Buckle up, ladies and gentlemen – because South Africa’s favourite flight attendant, Cathy Specific, is back with a bang and ready for comedy lift-off in Pretoria and Johannesburg this April and May. Having recently jetted around the country with Mile High With Cathy Specific, touching down in Port Elizabeth and Cape Town to rave reviews and appreciative audiences, Brendan van Rhyn and company return to Gauteng with this hilarious musical comedy revue for the final Mile High flight...

Ou Meulteater Program - Maart 2010
Bespreek by 083 564 00 56 / vstemmet@gmail.com Donderdag, 4 Maart 10h00 R25.00 Emile Minnie Die storie lui dat Emile se sangloopbaan begin het toe hy met geboorte ‘n hengse kabaal opgeskop het en die dokter laat hoor het: “Jinne maar die mannetjie het ‘n paar longe!” Intussen het hy geleer noot hou, na skool musiek en Frans gaan studeer, begin...

Paul Snodgraas: The loudest comic on stage
Paul SnodgraasThe loudest comic on stageinI'M SO LONELY 11-13 March 2010 - Baxter Concert Hall at 8.15pmSpecial GuestsTaxi Violence on 11 & 12 March andAndy Lund on 13 March If you like small angry men letting you know why they think they're single then you had better not miss Paul Snodgrass, the loudest comic on stage, in his first one man show I'm So Lonely. From Thursday 11 to Saturday 13 March 2010 Paul lets loose at the Baxter Concert Hall where he will take you on a...

The National Arts Festival brings 'EVIDENCE' to Grahamstown
The National Arts Festival will be coming to high school students in Grahamstown much earlier than usual this year. On Monday 1 March at 15:00, in association with the U.S. Embassy, the National Arts Festival will present the New York-based Evidence dance company at the Guy Butler Theatre in the 1820 Monument Theatre."We want to create a year-round programme of high quality arts events which would be easily accessible for Grahamstown's youth. We want to give them access to artists who will...

African women in arts speak out – and act
Are women still being sidelined in the arts? Debate and entertainment top the agenda at the Celebrating SADC Women in Theatre and Dance Festival, being held from 9 to 13 March 2010 at Newtown’s Market Theatre Laboratory. Showcasing an array of dance and theatre items from across the region, as well as workshops, the festival promises to elicit robust debate around the status of women in the performing arts. It is being held to coincide with International Women’s Day on 8 March. Hosted...

Fun Cabaret at the Masque
Cape Town's newest burlesque inspired cabaret group, ROCK 'N ROUGE , invites you to an evening of fun, laughter and entertainment. Covering a variety of famous and not so famous hits from musicals, including A Chorus Line, Cabaret, Avenue Q and We Will Rock You, ROCK 'N ROUGE promises a show filled with comedy, glamour, song, dance, and little bit of naughty. The group consists of thespians Luella Holland (Pop Princess), Chenara Fenton (Jazzy Jezzebel), Jennifer Moss (Delectable Diva)...

Spaza, street slang and kasi lifestyle with Hip Hop Kaslam at the Baxter this March
Xhosa street slang and hip hop come to the Baxter Concert Hall for one night only on Saturday, 6 March, at 6pm, when 11 emcees will rock the stage in Hip Hop Kaslam. This musical celebration of home-brewed hip hop from ekasi (the township) features a jam-packed programme led by local legends of this genre with an exciting crew of emcees and singers. It pays tribute to music and artists from ekasi about life in the township. Archie Sopazi (aka Dat), who spearheads the line-up and doubles up...

Bekroonde span bied teer tweemanstuk aan - London Road-première by die Kalkbaai-teater
London Road, 'n teer, humoristiese en deernisvolle verhaal oor twee vroue van uiteenlopende agtergronde, sal vanaf11 Maart by die Kalkbaai-teater te sien wees. Die dramateks is in 2007 bekroon met Pansa se Audience Choice-toekenning vir nuwe Suid-Afrikaanse skryfwerk, en 'n top Suid-Afrikaanse kreatiewe span is verantwoordelik vir die produksie. “London Road is 'n eenvoudige en intieme besinning oor ouderdom, eensaamheid, gefragmenteerde gesinne en die helende krag van vriendskap,”...

Die Flying Dutchmen: Gauteng se voorste Afrikaanse stand-up dubbeldosis skop die jaar af tydens die Woordfees
Two of Joburg's top comedians are hitting the Cape for a whirlwind tour. Melt Sieberhagen & Hannes Brümmer are quickly establishing themselves as part of a new generation of comedians on the Gauteng circuit; working in both English and Afrikaans (or a lekker mix of the two).Club gigs happening at:Zula Sound Bar (Monday 1 May 2010)The Purple Turtle (Tuesday 2 May 2010)& Main Event: Die Flying Dutchmen Dorpstraat Teaterrestaurant @ Summerhill Wine EstateWednesday 3 MarchEnquiries:...

Strange Democracy – Sondag, 21 Februarie 2010
Op Sondag, 21 Februarie, gaan die Universiteit van Kaapstad (UK) se Gordon-instituut vir Uitvoerende en Skeppende Kunste (GIPCA) die internasionale vertoonkunstenaar Guillermo Gómez-Peña se Strange Democracy by die Little Theatre in Kaapstad aanbied.Gómez-Peña se 60 minuut lange eenmanvertoning handel oor die einde van die Bush-era en die uitdagings wat Obama in die gesig staar. Gómez-Peña, wat gedurig tussen tale wissel, verander in verskillende persoonlikhede...

The UCT Drama Department proudly presents - Siener in die Suburbs
The UCT Drama Department is proud to present their senior acting students in PG du Plessis's SIENER IN DIE SUBURBS with direction by Sandra Temmingh and designs by Daniel Galloway and Leigh Bishop. The production runs in the Arena Theatre, 37 Orange Street Gardens from 27th February to 13th March 2010 at 19h30 nightly (with no shows on Sundays). If you would like any additional information, production pictures or tickets to see the show on opening night (Saturday 27 March 2010) please do not...

Masque Theatre Welcomes Cape Town City Ballet
After the successful celebration of its 75th birthday in November 2009, the Cape Town City Ballet continues to enthral audiences with their extensive repertoire and versatility. This will be showcased at the Masque Theatre from Thursday 18 to Saturday 20 February 2010 with a presentation of "Les Sylphides" and "A Connoisseur's Delight"."Les Sylphides" is set in a moonlit park and is a reproduction of the late Cecily Robinson's version of the popular work. The...

Isango Portobello awarded top arts honours from France on the eve of The Fugard opening
Isango Portobello Theatre Company, who open their new theatre-home The Fugard with a gala event on Friday 12 February, were last night presented with the prestigious Globes de Cristal Award for Opera for The Magic Flute - Impempe Yomlingo.The Globes de Cristal awards, held annually in Paris, are the main arts and culture awards of France, equivalent to the American Tony Awards. The award recognises the company's sell-out season at the historic Théâtre de Châtelet where they...

WClearning/theatre - British Council to host Producers Workshop
British Council to host Producers WorkshopWhat is a producer and how do you develop the skills you need to become one?Over the last few years, the definition of the term "producer" has broadened - but how does a producer differ from an arts administrator? How does being a producer in the commercial world differ from being a not-for-profit producer? British Council will host a one day workshop led by Jan Ryan, Director of UK Arts International, and Barbara Mathers, Manager of Third World...

WCdebate/industry - Pre-Post-Per-Form colloquium at GIPCA - 20/02/2010 -
Pre-Post-Per-Form colloquium at GIPCAGIPCA is hosting Pre-Post-Per-Form, a colloquium to explore interdisciplinary and performance art from 20 to 22 February.UCT's Gordon Institute for Performing and Creative Arts (GIPCA) will host Pre-Post-Per-Form, a colloquium to explore interdisciplinary and performance art from 20 to 22 February at the University's Hiddingh Campus in central Cape Town. This is one of the first of its kind in Africa.Pre-Post-Per-Form will bring together leading artists,...

Lion of Gaza: A tale of heroism and sacrifice
The Windybrow Theatre travels back in time to 19th-century Mozambique for its second production of the year, Lion of Gaza, which opens on 17 February 2010.Written and directed by Dan Seroba, the play will enjoy a brief run - until 28 February - in the Windybrow Main Theatre.Inspired by true historical events, Lion of Gaza tells the story of King Nghunghunyana of the Vatsonga-Machangana (Tsonga/Shangaan) nation. It is set in the Gaza region of Mozambique during the Portuguese occupation of the area...

Grease is the word!
GREASE The MusicalPresented by Pieter Toerien, Paul Nicholas and David IanDirected by Jason CapewellResident Director Anton LuitinghChoreography recreated by Stori JamesArtscape Opera House6 March to 11 April, 2010Pieter Toerien is delighted to announce that Grease, the international hit musical, will be opening at the Artscape Opera House in Cape Town in March and will feature an outstanding all South African cast. The production is packed with raw energy and moves at a fast, furious and thrilling...

Viola! An Afrikaans farce that takes mischief to the max
Voila! An Afrikaans farce that takes mischief to the maxBilled as a "tour de farce", the rip-roaring original Afrikaans comedy Sing will be making its Pretoria debut at the State Theatre from 11 to 28 March 2010.Presented by Joburg Promusica, The South African State Theatre and Kosie House of Theatre.Following its critically acclaimed season at the Joburg Promusica Theatre in 2008, Sing reunites stage veterans Tobie Cronjé and Lizz Meiring with talented stage and screen star Terence...

National Eisteddfod academy young performer awards 2010: Call for entries
The National Eisteddfod Academy is calling for entries for the 2010 NEA Young Performer Awards.This competition provides a next level of participation for all recipients of diploma (or similar awards) in the NEA Eisteddfod 2009 (or other similar festivals or competitions). It provides a platform where the best young performers in music, dance and drama can compete and showcase their talents. This event culminates in an Awards Ceremony on 15 May 2010 at the UJ Arts Centre when the winners will be...

Ayckbourn fantasizes at the Masque
Alan Ayckbourn, the prince of satirical comedy, lightens up with the delightful play "Improbable Fiction", directed by award-winning Coleen van Staden for MADS. It opens at the Masque Theatre, Muizenberg, on Friday 5 February 2010.This zany comedy looks at the fears, longings and literary aspirations of a dysfunctional writers' circle. Ayckbourn turns the serious business of writing on its head with a gentle but fun-filled poke at a number of contrasting literary genres. With a clap...

The Fugard opens on 12 February
The Fugard Theatre, the award-winning Isango Portobello Company's new Cape Town home in the historic District Six, will have its gala opening at 7pm on the 12th February with a performance of the Company's Olivier Award-winning West End hit show, THE MAGIC FLUTE - Impempe Yomlingo.The gala evening is to be hosted by Cabinet Minister Trevor Manuel, who is also the patron of Isango Portobello together with the founding producer of Isango Portobello Eric Abraham, who commissioned and sponsored...

Die treffer Pictures of You keer terug na Baxter
Die baie gewilde opvoering Pictures of You keer danksy vraag deur gehore terug na die Baxter-teater. Hierdie treffende visuele liefdesverhaal is verlede jaar in volgepakte sale by die Baxter opgevoer, en plaaslike gehore kan die opvoering vanaf 1-13 Februarie 2010 in die Baxter Golden Arrow-ateljee sien. "Ons is verheug om met Pictures of You na die Baxter terug te keer. Dit was die opvoering met die hoogste loketinkomste by die randfees van die 2009 Nasionale Kunstefees in Grahamstad,"...

Umshado-Windybrow Centre of the Arts
A marriage of heritage, music and dance at the WindybrowFrom 27 January 2010, the Windybrow Centre for the Arts will erupt in a celebration of age-old African music and dance traditions linked to the marriage ceremony in Bogosi Bolokwe's play Umshado.This illuminating and entertaining musical outing, which has been critically acclaimed for its "beautiful dancing and sharp choreography", will run at the Windybrow Main Theatre until 7 February.With celebrated Standard Bank Young Artist...

Delicious Divas - Die Suidoosterfees
DELICIOUS DIVAS'n Suidoosterfees / Niël Rademan ProduksieDrie volronde dekadente sangeresse neem in 2010 Die Burger Suidoosterfees op horings! Hierdie formidabele vroue is Virginia Davids, Elizabeth Frandsen en niemand anders as die geliefde Danty Delicia nie! Hierdie groep fluweelstemme en performers extraordinair is met die hand uitgesoek en vertoon - soos nog nooit van te vore! - hul veelsydigheid met lyf en lied deur middel van dans en dekansie!Virginia Davids - professor in Opera en...

Wits Theatre presents
All tickets R12.00 The Fellowship of the FarceWits TheatreTues 26 to Fri 29 @ 18:00The Fellowship of the Farce is quite simply a farce. The play depicts the efforts of a theatre company trying to stage a rendition of The Fellowship of the Ring (the first of Tolkien's trilogy, or more specifically Peter Jackson's first film). The cast; director and producers are beset by budget limitations, temperamental actors, inexperienced crew and the wrath of Sauron. Ultimately the play is not about...

Peoples Theatre announces crackerjack 2010 line-up
The Peoples Theatre is plunging into 2010 with a flourish, with The Jungle Book, Cinderella, Spot's Birthday Party and More Adventures of Noddy all on the entertainment menu.Following a busy and successful 2009, in which children and adults have been flocking to experience productions such as Jack and the Beanstalk, Peter Rabbit and The Little Mermaid, the theatre is enthusiastically looking forward to an equally bustling 2010."There is still very little to beat the excitement and interactivity...

Slips at the Baxter
Beat the cricket blues with Slips, a comedy which goes all out at the Baxter this summer season. Written by Nicholas EllenbogenDirected by Andrew BrentCast: Nicholas Ellenbogen, Liz Szymczak, Nhlanhla Mkhwanazi, Nomazulu Khumalo Cricket mania takes to the stage when Nicholas Ellenbogen's hilarious comedy Slips goes all out at the Baxter Golden Arrow Studio, from 12 to 30 January, at 7.30pm nightly, perfectly timed for the summer season. Director Andrew Brent once again teams up with old favourites...

The Barber Boys go back to school!!
Djamaqua Productions present JOE BARBER 5 - SCHOOL CUTS Starring David Isaacs and Oscar PetersenDirected by Heinrich ReisenhoferMusic by Jitsvinger Baxter Theatre Centre13 January - 20 March 2010 MEDIA RELEASE The ultimate school reunion will be taking Cape Town by storm as the Barber Boys go back to school with their brand new comedy School Cuts! Its time to take out your old school uniforms, tie your hair in pony tails, pull up your socks, pack your toebroodjies and head on down to the Baxter...

Shakespeare’s Antony and Cleopatra presented by Artscape
MAYNARDVILLE OPEN-AIR THEATRE Preview from 12 January, 2010 Opens 16 January, 2010 Antony and Cleopatra, one of Shakespeare’s better known tragedies,opens the 55th Shakespeare season at Maynardville Open-Air Theatre on January 16, 2010. This production is presented by Artscape. Shakespeare’s Antony and Cleopatra is a play of epic proportions. Spanning a ten year period of high drama and politics and covering most of the Mediterranean world, Antony and Cleopatra is considered...

Chris Chameleon by die Breytenbach Sentrum op Wellington

Aardklop: Uitvoerende Hoof gesoek

Winnie the Pooh Artscape
WINNIE THE POOHARTSCAPE OPERA FOYERDECEMBER 12 - 23 2009 Stagecraft Drama Studio brings Winnie the Pooh, everyone's favourite bear, to Artscape Opera Foyer this holiday season between December 12 and 23 Mondays to Saturdays at 10:30. There will also be afternoon performances on December 18, 21 and 22 at 14:30.It is a cold morning when Winnie the Pooh wakes up to find it is snowing. He goes to tell his friend Piglet. They see footprints in the snow and set off to find a woozle.One day a new...

White Shaka 2 to Appear for Christmas following Invictus interest in South Africa
The long awaited sequel to White Shaka Boy sequel will be available on Amazon, selected Graphic Novel stores and on the White Shaka website.If you like Invictus, the new movie with Morgan Freeman and Matt Damon, you'll love this story about a New Yorker who discovers his heritage as the biracial heir to a Zulu Kingdom in South Africa. It is inspired by a true story.Created by the journalist who first brought the story of Mandela's impending freedom from jail to New York Newsday, this Graphic...

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