Theatre Scene News

11 Sep 2015

A few years ago the lovely theatre PR, Christine Skinner, introduced me to the dancing magic that the JazzArt Dance Theatre company produces. I rarely miss one of their productions, and always walk out feeling absolutely inspired. So, obviously I was ready to be greatl...

8 Sep 2015

Opening with the lyrical words “only remembered for what we have done…” the nostalgia echoed through Theatre on the Bay, as the Songman from the hit musical War Horse, the brilliant Bob Fox, took the audience on a hauntingly beautiful journey with every note he sang…

 

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6 Sep 2015

Everyone needs a bit of old school theatre glitz in their life every now and then, and what better than a Cape Town Opera production to bring just that! So off I went on Saturday, 5 September 2015, to the opening of The Merry Widow of Malagawi.

 

I must admit up front th...

2 Sep 2015

We were so excited about the one woman play Woman Alone hitting the Cape Town theatre scene, after it received rave reviews at the NAF, that we snuck in to meet with director Christo Davids and actress Lee-Ann van Rooi, while they were rehearsing at the Baxter Theatre...

29 Aug 2015

It is by now a well-known fact that I am a musical theatre junky. I levelled-up from musical theatre fan many Cats memory moons ago.

 

So to hear snippets of my favourites performed is more than just a delightful treat, it is a magnificent theatre fix that makes me sit w...

16 Aug 2015

Marion Holm is absolutely phenomenal in her one woman show Marion Holm vir Beginners at Theatre on the Bay. In great Afrikaans comedy fashion she takes to the stage to introduce herself and her “no this really truly did happen!” tales of life, loss and laughter by way...

7 Aug 2015

This Women’s Month sisters are doing it for themselves, the theatre way. There is no doubt that theatre has the power to motivate, inspire, challenge perception and change lives. That is exactly what the ladies of theatre are doing this August with shows bursting with...

2 Aug 2015

Sitting in Theatre on the Bay last Thursday, 30 July 2015, for the opening night of The Vortex, I had Centre Stage flashbacks. You know, Centre Stage the movie that is much loved by everyone who has a dancing heart? In that movie the dancing bad boy Cooper Nielsen (pla...

19 Jul 2015

Sitting in the gorgeous Theatre on the Bay, waiting for the curtain to go up on the opening night of Twee vir die Prys van Een, I was chatting with one of my fellow patrons about art and how subjective the liking of and reaction to any form of art is. Little did I know...

29 Jun 2015

I think it is fair to say that by now it is glaringly obvious that the Theatre Scene Cpt Gals absolutely adore their musicals. So one evening during load shedding, I entertained myself by making a list of musicals I would like to see in Cape Town (which as a city I tru...

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