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Bryan Ferry in South Africa

Bryan Ferry in South Africa

Ferry’s Fantastic Flair Wows SA Audiences! by Louw Mulder A live concert with a well-known act is an experience very seldom to be forgotten. But a concert where the artist has the ability to take you through a mosaic of memories, is customarily more memorable, mainly because of nostalgic value, making the experience priceless. This was once again done by Big Concerts bringing Bryan Ferry ...

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Aunty Merle: The Musical

Aunty Merle: The Musical

Mark Lottering brings Athlone to Joburg in Family Fun Musical. By David Simmons Joburg Theatre is infused with bucket loads of wit and charm this March where Aunty Merle: The Musical has taken centre stage. Together with abundant local humour, local problems and some of the best one-liners on offer, audiences are in for a very special homegrown experience! Aunty Merle: The Musical is making ...

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Review: 3 Days to Go

Review: 3 Days to Go

Enticing South African dramedy puts family relationships squarely in the spotlight. by Jaco Lotriet The complexities of everyday family life, through its trials and tribulations, is a relatable topic to everyone and one that happens to be beautifully depicted in this thought-provoking, quirky mix of intense character-driven drama, with a good measure of uproarious humour. From the pen of renowned award-winning producer Bianca Isaac, in ...

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Review: Langarm

Review: Langarm

The History and Sounds of Cape Town create this Perfect Mosaic of Musical Theatre. by Louw Mulder The wonder, awe and art of theatre is very special to the team at Stage and screen. When I visited the Fugard Theatre in Cape Town this past December, the level of specialness was magnified in such a way, that the theatre outing in its whole became one of ...

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Review: Joburg Ballet’s Cinderella

Review: Joburg Ballet’s Cinderella

A Sparkling and Magical Year-End Treat! By: David Simmons 2018 has been a very busy year for Joburg Ballet. They have skilfully presented audiences with world class offerings, not forgetting a company of dedicated artists each embracing their own unique talents. Each production, whether a classical representation or modern enactment, has set a very high standard for dance in this country. The level of flair ...

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Review: Matilda The Musical

Review: Matilda The Musical

From Page to Stage: Matilda is the musical of the year! By: David Simmons There is a refreshing satisfaction when one leaves a theatre after a musical with children at its core. Think back to the timeless musicals you have seen not only as a child, but also more recently on our South African stages. The Sound Of Music comes to mind with unique and ...

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Review: The Nutcracker

Review: The Nutcracker

An enchanting pre-Christmas treat! by David Simmons In the wonderful make-believe world of Ballet, stories of love, romance and friendship come to life with the powerful and somewhat eloquent energy of dance at its core. For a sparkling October showcase, the company from Joburg Ballet brings the timeless story of The Nutcracker to the Joburg Theatre’s Nelson Mandela stage. With a slick production and choreography by ...

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Review: Cirque Infernal

Review: Cirque Infernal

The Vision of a New Circus comes to town! by David Simmons With just a few days into spring, things are gradually warming up at Joburg Theatre! For the next two weeks, Cirque Infernal takes to the stage and kick starts the warmer months with a fiery bang! With a proudly all-European cast, this part circus part fantasy journey brings a certain mystery and interest to ...

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Review: Tap Dogs

Review: Tap Dogs

High-Adrenaline, Full-Voltage Tap Tour kicks off in SA! by Louw Mulder After kicking myself in 2013 for only seeing the show once, I was delighted to have learnt that Dein Perry’s Tap Dogs would return to South Africa this year, to showcase the very best in Tap at Montecasino’s Teatro as well as a limited run in Cape Town. This week, I had the privilege ...

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From Bloemfontein to Broadway

From Bloemfontein to Broadway

If you’re good to Betty, Betty… still won’t be good to you! By Louw Mulder Late in 2016, we ran a story on Menopause, a successful drag show presented by the Beefcakes franchise, which is still running every Friday night at their Illovo restaurant. Now, almost two years later, with the new Burger Bar in the chain which opened in Pretoria, the Dare-to-Drag and Love-to-Love ...

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