2018 Fresha Fest!

By | 7th November, 2017|

North Beach, Durban: 19 - 21 January 2018 The Fresha Festival is the free fun family al-fresco theatre festival to be staged for the second time on Durban’s North Beach at the end of the [...]

Catholics Have Talent @ Mini World Youth Day 2017

By | 7th November, 2017|

A Gathering in Durban of young Catholics from Southern Africa Durban Exhibition Centre: 6 – 10 Dec 2017 One of the events at Mini World Youth Day taking place in December in Durban, an event [...]

KickstArt 2017 – Sinbad the Sailor

By | 7th November, 2017|

Elizabeth Sneddon Theatre: 1 Dec – 7 Jan Durban’s astonishing multi awarding winning production house, KickstArt, will be presenting a delicious new family show for the year-end holidays: Sinbad the Sailor. What would the festive [...]

Review of Evita Bezuidenhout’s Kaktus of Separate Development by Chris Sutton

By | 2nd November, 2017|

If time or apathy has erased some of South African history from your memory, Tannie Evita does a fine job of jogging the ‘facts’ of the development of our land, from the time of Van [...]

Doing The Toyi-Toyi In A Minefield

By | 31st October, 2017|

EVITA BEZUIDENHOUT’S PRESS CONFERENCE 31 OCTOBER 2017 Sayibona, dumela, molo, hello – and to any representatives of the American, European and British media: salaam. John F Kennedy said: ‘It is not what your country can [...]

A HANDFUL OF KEYS – 2017

By | 26th October, 2017|

iZulu Theatre - Sibaya Casino and Entertainment World 8 – 19 November Thanks to countless requests from you, South Africa`s most successful musical revue ever returns to the iZulu Theatre at Sibaya Casino and Entertainment [...]

Pieter-Dirk Uys’s famous alter-ego rewrites history

By | 9th October, 2017|

Evita Bezuidenhout & the Kaktus of Separate Development Elizabeth Sneddon Theatre: 31 October – 19 November 2017 Get a revised history lesson from South Africa’s most famous white woman, Evita Bezuidenhout, as she presents her [...]

“Naked Truth”

By | 2nd October, 2017|

A season of contemporary dance directed by Mdu Mtshali Courtyard Theatre: 5-7 October at 7pm Durban University of Technology’s (DUT) Drama Department presents the annual Dance Production, a season of contemporary dance entitled Naked Truth, [...]

That’s Sir Roel to you!!

By | 26th September, 2017|

Durban theatre maker Roel Twijnstra honoured by Dutch King Durban’s Roel Twijnstra has been given the highest honour in his field, from his birth country, the Netherlands, that of Order for Artistic Excellence from the [...]

The Alchemy of Words

By | 22nd September, 2017|

Seabrook's Theatre: Friday 22 Sept: 19:00 Alliance Française de Durban brings acclaimed multi-media production, The Alchemy of Words which searches to capture the enigma of French poet, Arthur Rimbaud, to the Seabrookes Thetre at DHS [...]

A Handful of Keys Auditions Notice

By | 21st September, 2017|

Rhumbelow Theatre, Umbilo: Monday 30 October South Africa’s iconic piano show, A Handful of Keys, is coming to Durban and is on the lookout for a new pianist to feature in the line-up. As the [...]

“Curtain Up” Celebrating the life of Themi Venturas

By | 20th September, 2017|

Playhouse Opera Theatre: Tuesday 26 September at 6pm Curtain Up: There will be a gathering to celebrate the life of well-known theatre all-rounder Themi Venturas who died last week, to take place in the Playhouse [...]

25 Years Of Greatness @ The Hilton Arts Festival!

By | 18th September, 2017|

Hilton College: 15 – 17 September 2017 KZN’s premier arts festival, the Hilton Arts Festival, celebrated its 25th birthday with a bumper weekend of phenomenal art, music and theatre. In true festival style, the weekend [...]

Durban is doubly Footloose!!!

By | 13th September, 2017|

Fans of Footloose - the iconic 80’s movie with a great soundtrack, featuring a youthful Kevin Bacon as the tenacious and rebellious city teenager, Ren and John Lithgow as the conservative Rev Shaw Moore, are [...]

A Thoughtful Pose

By | 12th September, 2017|

One of the evocative photographs by Harry Lock from his exhibition of theatre portraits, Out of Character, which will be displayed at this weekend’s Hilton Arts Festival. The Hilton Festival has a special focus on [...]

Good Vibrations now playing in heaven!

By | 12th September, 2017|

Obituary: Themistocles “Themi” Venturas 1958 – 2017 Last night the South African theatre community lost one of its brightest, most beloved and most versatile stars with the passing of Themistocles “Themi” Venturas who lost his [...]