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We share one history but so many different perspectives about it that have been lost through the years - the effects thereof on three interconnected women are what the powerful Rust Co-Operative production, Siembamba, explores during its run at the Artscape Theatre's A...

Woman Alone, starring Lee-Ann van Rooi and directed by Christo Davids, is a passionate tale of courage and perseverance like no other that had me hanging on the edge of my seat and holding my breath in anticipation until the very end.

 

Running at the Baxter Theatre and...

History is alive and well in the revival of Athol Fugard, John Kani and Winston Ntshona’s award-winning play, Sizwe Banzi is Dead, currently running at the Baxter Theatre.

 

Starring Atandwa Kani as Styles/Buntu, the role that earned his father and director of this 2015...

You know that feeling you get after attending a concert by your favourite rock star? The impossible high, the absolutely incredible adrenaline rush you just can’t come down from until you’ve plastered posters all over your room of your idol and posted how much you love...

An unexpected theatre night out is always a pleasant surprise and none more so than one filled with the gorgeous Daneel van der Walt as seen in her cabaret show Dani and the Lion, at Alexander Upstairs.

 

Keyboardist Roelof Colyn, rocking the sexiest lion ears this side...

Refreshing and emotional poetry in motion is the only way to explain Debi Hawkins’s performance in the must-see production, Mpinga Mornings, currently running at the Rosebank Theatre.

 

Under the tutelage of phenomenal director Coleen van Staden, Hawkins brings to life t...

There are glossy, over-the-top star studded musicals… and then there’s Little Shop of Horrors, the Off –Off Broadway hit so overtly kitsch and comical, you can’t help but fall in love with it. And fall in love, I sure did, with the latest local Kickstart production at...

So, it’s been a Blue Monday and you need a pick-me-up … steer clear of the chocolate and tequila binge, and head out to Improguise: Players of TheatreSports’s improv show at the Galloway Theatre instead for a guaranteed night of fun!

 

I first encountered the magic of th...

In the days before the internet, newspapers and books, important news, gossip, lessons and legends were handed down from generation to generation through storytelling – done with skill by the elders of communities. In modern day Cape Town, we have David Mueller masteri...

Baxter Theatre can always be counted on for a good theatrical night out but its latest offering, the revival of British Complicite's Lionboy is a true cirque du force!

 

A coming of age story, adapted by Marcelo Dos Santos and inspired by Zizou Corder’s bestselling trilo...

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