Theatre Scene News

The winners of this year’s Fleur du Cap Theatre Awards reflected a dynamic, healthy mix of emergent and established local talent, in the view of panel judging chair Africa Melane. “The tough economic times of recent years did not rob theatre and opera lovers of an exce...

In response to the impact of coronavirus and the nation-wide lockdown, the Baxter Theatre Centre has launched a brand-new initiative called Baxter Radio, aimed at recording school set-works, children’s books, new South African works and classics. These will be made dir...

14 May 2020

21 Leaders, 21 Theatre-makers, 21 Changemakers

Magnet Theatre is a 32 year old arts organisation with a suite of youth development projects that are aimed at transforming the lives of marginalised township youth. Our flagship project, the 2-year Fulltime Training and Jo...

The Fugard Theatre has announced it will soon be launching a new digital platform through its website.

The Fugard Theatre has been closed since 16 March as a result of the continuing spread of the COVID-19 virus, the restrictions on public gatherings, and the subsequen...

Pieter-Dirk Uys is Bambi Kellermann. The show is called NEVER TOO NAKED. The scene is the Fugard Studio Theatre.

Angola may have richest woman on the continent, but South Africa has its most famous white woman – Evita Bezuidenhout.  She also has a younger sister, Bambi...

Nominated for five Fleur du Cap awards and following its overwhelming success last year, David Kramer's hit musical, DANGER IN THE DARK, returns to The Baxter from 9 to 28 March at 7.30pm, with Saturday matinees at 2pm and Sunday matinees at 3pm.

Based on the story of S...

The cast has been revealed for The Fugard Theatre’s South African premiere production of Terrence McNally’s hilarious Tony Award winning farce IT’S ONLY A PLAY.  

Presented by The Fugard Theatre, IT’S ONLY A PLAY will run in The Fugard Theatre from 14 April 2020. The pr...

4 Mar 2020

Luring the audience in with beautiful vocals and a lovely rendition of ‘That’s Life’ (which will make any Frank Sinatra fan’s heart sing along), Cat Simoni and Lucy Tops are set to leave an impression with the latest Follow Spot Productions offering, CAT & LUCY.

CAT & L...

24 Feb 2020

WHEN WE AWAKE at the Baxter Theatre is a colourful telling of a dark tale, a rhyme with (apparently) no reason, all which is catapulted into a carefully crafted narrative with this question: How does a whole person drown in a bowl of porridge and disappear?

The undert...

20 Feb 2020

After a dark, ominous opening full of menacing footsteps and panicked scurrying, Juliet Jenkin’s ‘choral satire’ WOOLWORTHS immediately goes for the jugular —the jugular of those who shop at the Southern Suburbs’ favourite chain grocer and enjoy convincing themselves t...

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