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  • King Kong

    King Kong

    A reawakening of South Africa’s rich history by David Simmons Let’s reflect for a few moments and ta...

  • Calling Me Home

    Calling Me Home

    South African Talent delivers Superb Original Musical by Louw Mulder The Nelson Mandela Stage at the...

  • Big City, Big Dreams

    Big City, Big Dreams

    Ballet meets its Modern Match By Jaco Lotriet A lot has been said recently about collaborations and ...

  • The Mysteries of Irma Vep

    The Mysteries of Irma Vep

    Eight Characters, Two Actors… and Irma Vep… By Louw Mulder You see the posters, two of S...

  • The Echo of a Noice

    The Echo of a Noice

    Mr Uys, F@k is spelt with an F not a V! by Jaco du Plessis If there is something we South African’s ...

  • Peter Pan

    Peter Pan

    Peter gives Wendy a house at Canal Walk By Jaco du Plessis Ask every young boy what superpower he de...

  • Cheers To Sarajevo

    Cheers To Sarajevo

    War cannot break Love… By Jaco du Plessis In a world where war and violence have become a dail...

  • iChameleon

    iChameleon

    #YouMustGo By Jaco du Plessis Cape Town nights are heating up this winter and the reason for being i...

  • Synergy

    Synergy

    by David Simmons Ian and Vivienne Von MemertyWhat do we know about Synergy? For starters, it’s th...

  • Funny Girl

    Funny Girl

    Fabulous Funny Fanny at the Fugard by Louw Mulder It is not the first time I have had the privilege ...

  • Doringrosie: Die Slapende Skone

    Doringrosie: Die Slapende Skone

    Add-Life Produksies se nuwe Panto bring kleur en klank deur Coen Jacobs Sprokiesverhale met hul elem...

  • Review: Ar Fur

    Review: Ar Fur

    The Legend of King Arthur meets Saturday Night Fever, in a zany highschool pantomime By Jaco Lotriet...

  • Review: Priscilla, Queen of the Desert

    Review: Priscilla, Queen of the Desert

    Priscilla, Phenomenal Fabulous Fun!! by Louw Mulder. After a sold-out season in Cape Town, with ravi...

  • The Play That Goes Wrong

    The Play That Goes Wrong

    A Play where Organised Chaos is Perfected By Louw Mulder The scene is set. It is opening night of th...

  • Blue Man Group

    Blue Man Group

    A Live Evolution from Madness into Magic By Louw Mulder I was fortunate enough to get invited to the...

King Kong

King Kong

A reawakening of South Africa’s rich history by David Simmons Let’s reflect for a few moments and take a brisk walk down memory lane. It’s 1959 Johannesburg. Sophiatown is a melting pot of culture, vibrancy and not forgetting the impenetrable sounds of Jazz. People come and go, the streets are bustling in true 1950’s style and the gossip at the local bus station imbues a ...

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Calling Me Home

Calling Me Home

South African Talent delivers Superb Original Musical by Louw Mulder The Nelson Mandela Stage at the Joburg Theatre made history when it staged the World Premiere of Calling Me Home, presented by Shy Music. This production, 100% local, is one of the finest gems ever produced on an SA Stage. It weaves different cultures, different musical genres, into one classical masterpiece. Based on her own ...

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Big City, Big Dreams

Big City, Big Dreams

Ballet meets its Modern Match By Jaco Lotriet A lot has been said recently about collaborations and the effect it can have on the power of the final product. This theory has yet again been proven on the Mandela Stage of the Joburg Theatre when Joburg Ballet collaborated with Vuyani Dance Theatre and Moving Into Dance Mphatong to create the energetic, vibrant and commanding dance ...

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The Mysteries of Irma Vep

The Mysteries of Irma Vep

Eight Characters, Two Actors… and Irma Vep… By Louw Mulder You see the posters, two of South African Theatre giants in drag. You get convinced to go see this show, just because of VR Theatrical’s reputation. Half way through the first act, you think, “What am I watching”. At the end, when the actors take their final bow, you are saying: “I have to come ...

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The Echo of a Noice

The Echo of a Noice

Mr Uys, F@k is spelt with an F not a V! by Jaco du Plessis If there is something we South African’s know how to do, it is to laugh at ourselves. We always see the funny side of this rainbow nation of ours, and one man has been a leading force behind some of the best, yet sometimes controversial laughs. Pieter-Dirk Uys stands like ...

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Peter Pan

Peter Pan

Peter gives Wendy a house at Canal Walk By Jaco du Plessis Ask every young boy what superpower he desires and the answer you will most likely get, is to fly! We all know of a young boy who can do just that, Peter Pan. This classic, originally created by author J.M. Barrie in 1904, gets a revival from Fred Abrahamse and Marcel Meyer, just ...

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Cheers To Sarajevo

Cheers To Sarajevo

War cannot break Love… By Jaco du Plessis In a world where war and violence have become a daily feature, from the news to our social media, one has to ask if we really need to take this subject matter to the stage. My answer is a definite YES! Yes, because of a show like Cheers to Sarajevo, co-written by Aimee Mica Goldsmith and Lidija Marelic, ...

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iChameleon

iChameleon

#YouMustGo By Jaco du Plessis Cape Town nights are heating up this winter and the reason for being is Sné Dladla and his one man show iChameleon currently showing at the Golden Arrow Studio at the Baxter Theatre. For those of us who like to hibernate in winter and avoid the gym, you will love this new show as it leaves you feeling like you’ve ...

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Synergy

Synergy

by David Simmons Ian and Vivienne Von MemertyWhat do we know about Synergy? For starters, it’s the new song and dance celebration between husband and wife duo Ian and Vivienne Von Memerty. However....

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Funny Girl

Funny Girl

Fabulous Funny Fanny at the Fugard by Louw Mulder It is not the first time I have had the privilege to review a Fugard Theatre Production, but it is the first time I am writing about a production performed at the Fugard Theatre. Being in Cape Town is always an experience for a Gautenger like me, and to see a professional musical like Funny Girl  ...

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