Theatre Scene News

14 Aug 2019

‘I believe racism has killed more people than speed, heroin or cancer, and will continue to kill until it is no more.” - Alice Childress

Rising star, theatre-maker and director, Nwabisa Plaatjie, brings to life two beautiful plays by American playwright, Alice Childress...

20 Jun 2018

Life changes fast.

Life changes in the instant.

You sit down to dinner and life as you know it ends.

Acclaimed American writer Joan Didion’s play, The Year of Magical Thinking, based on her memoir and starring Dorothy Ann Gould, directed by Mark Graham Wilson, will make i...

Fresh from its resounding international success at the Edinburgh Assembly Fringe Festival in Scotland recently, winning two prestigious awards, earning five star reviews and standing ovations throughout, The Fall returns to the Baxter Golden Arrow Studio for a short se...

11 Aug 2017

On Friday 11 August, The Baxter Theatre Centre’s production of The Fall was awarded the Fringe First at this year’s Scotsman Awards. Presented weekly and designed to encourage performers to bring new work to Edinburgh in the spirit of adventure and experiment, the Scot...

Lara Foot, the National Arts Festival 2016 Featured Artist and 1996 Standard Bank Young Artist for Theatre, has assembled a stellar cast and creative team for the much anticipated world premiere of her latest play, The Inconvenience of Wings.

Following its debut at the...

The Mechanicals present George Brant’s award-winning one-hander Grounded, directed by Christopher Weare and starring Mikkie-dene le Roux, at the Baxter Golden Arrow Studio, from 4 to 28 November at 8.15pm nightly and matinees on Saturdays at 5.30pm.

 

This topical and ex...

18 Oct 2015

Baxter 2015 artist-in-residence, Mdu Kweyama, breathes new life into Reza de Wet’s Missing, translated into English from her classic Mis, at the Baxter this October for a short season.

 

Baxter 2015 artist-in-residence, Mdu Kweyama, breathes new life into acclaimed South...

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