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Earlier this year, Dalin Oliver entertained audiences with his latest one-man comedy offering, ADULTING at the Baxter Theatre, leaving them all in stitches and wanting more. If you saw the show and want to see it again (which obviously you do and should), or if you for...

A compelling double bill comprising of Florence and Wine in the Wilderness, currently onstage at the Baxter Theatre, have been carefully chosen to pay tribute to the evolving black woman who should not be defined by a single, limited image or narrative. Both plays were...

Nocturne, onstage at Alexander Upstairs from 10 to 21 September 2019, sees Francis Chouler taking on his first solo show, under the guidance of Emily Child who makes her directorial debut.

In anticipation of this exciting staging of Adam Rapp’s acclaimed Nocturne —an ho...

Stripped down to the bare theatre necessities of poor theatre and pure talent, James Cairns captivates at the Woordfees with Stof, the Afrikaans translation of his acclaimed one-person show, Dirt.

Stof sees Cairns (directed by Janine Collocott) portraying four charact...

Ons Is Nie Almal So Nie is fiction at the heart of a sad reality set in the 1950s Parrow. The characters you meet in this play may be somewhat stereotypical, but in that lies its truth... you know exactly who they are the moment you meet them in this drama with a touch...

Kleedkamer-Blues, written by Ludwig Binge and directed by Marthinus Basson, gives audiences a witty dramady look behind the festival scenes as actors prepare for their final performance if an Afrikaans protest theatre adaptation of Waiting for Godot.

Anyone who has e...

Somewhere between myth and religion, in clash or dark, light, sound, and movement, the science of theatre explodes into the site-specific phenomenon that is the award-winning GodgOdgoD at the Woordfees.

GodgOdgoD is a bold production that may not be everyone's cup of te...

One night, spread across a lifetime, reveals how the shift in dynamics between a man and woman can be the difference between love and violence in the touching and distressing Raak at the Woordfees.  

Raak addresses issues of idenity, loss, and violence against women fro...

There is something quite special, one could even say magical, about a show that can make adults forget about their cares and respond with a sense of childlike jubilance to a show. Babbelagtig brings that type of happiness to audiences at the Woordfees.

It is often profe...

The production, The Good, The Bad and The Fugly, is currently on stage at Alexander Upstairs and we asked Louise Newman to share some theatre facts to give people an idea of what they can expect from the show.

1. Where did the idea for The Good, The Bad and The Fugly co...

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