Putting on the Glitz

By | 8th March, 2019|

Elizabeth Sneddon Theatre: 3 – 7 April Its glitzy, its glamorous – it’s Ian von Memerty, together with his ‘better half’, Vivienne in their latest production Putting on the Glitz, coming to the Elizabeth Sneddon [...]

Return Of The BFG

By | 28th February, 2019|

Elizabeth Sneddon Theatre: 21 – 31 March Perfect family fare for the Easter school holidays: KickstArt’s glorious The BFG returns to the Elizabeth Sneddon Theatre on UZKN campus from 21 – 31 March. Following the [...]

Olive Schreiner Prize Presented To Neil Coppen’s Tin Buck Drum

By | 20th February, 2019|

Neil Coppen’s Tin Bucket Drum, wins English Academy of Southern Africa Olive Schreiner Prize Wits University Press is delighted to announce that Neil Coppen’s play, Tin Bucket Drum, has won the English Academy of Southern [...]

USiza – An Adaptation Of Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar

By | 12th February, 2019|

DUT Drama Studies presents its annual IsiZulu Production: USiza An adaptation of Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar Courtyard Theatre, DUT: 1-8 March 2019 nightly at 6 pm DUT Drama Studies presents its annual isiZulu production, USiza - [...]

The Show Must Go On….

By | 10th February, 2019|

Performers Ian von Memerty and Gino Fabbri are doing a pop-up mini-tour of KZN as they take their comedy / music show Common and Class to the suburbs since their show was closed down by [...]

Common & Class

By | 31st January, 2019|

Elizabeth Sneddon Theatre: 6 - 17 February Two riotously hilarious and versatile performers in a laugh-a-minute clash of cultures. The ultra-classy Ian von Memerty (Strictly Come Dancing, SA’s Got Talent and A Handful of Keys) [...]

New SA Tour Of Russian Ballet For 2019

By | 29th January, 2019|

Playhouse Opera on Saturday 9 March at 2pm and 6pm Russian cultural impresario, Edouard Miasnikov, has announced the 2019 tour of the Royal Moscow Ballet to South Africa presenting three pieces: Tchaikovsky's Romeo and Juliet [...]

Fresh Weather At Fresha Festival

By | 21st January, 2019|

Fresha Festival 2019 Durban North Beach: 18 – 20 Jan Not even the dull drizzly weather could dampen the third annual Fresha Festival of free fun family al-fresco theatre staged on Durban’s North Beach over [...]

Fresha Festival 2019

By | 7th January, 2019|

Durban North Beach: 18 – 20 January 2019 The Fresha Festival of free fun family al-fresco theatre will be staged for the third time on Durban’s North Beach at the end of the school holidays [...]

KickstArt’s Cinderella – Review By Chris Sutton (The Rat Line)

By | 13th December, 2018|

The best things in life are stories. I was blessed with a Grandfather and Father who were great story tellers.They instilled in me the knowledge that a life of thrill and adventure was only a [...]

KickstArt’s Cinderella Is Back

By | 23rd November, 2018|

Elizabeth Sneddon Theatre: 7 Dec- 6 Jan DURBAN: This year’s Kickstart annual festive season family pantomime is a magical, brand new production of everybody’s favourite fairy tale about the kitchen maid with the heart of [...]

Le Petit Prince – Review By Chris Sutton

By | 5th November, 2018|

In celebration of the book's 75th anniversary, the Alliance Française de Durban, the Durban University of Technology, and the French Institute of South Africa have collaborated to stage an African-inspired adaptation of Antoine de Saint-Exupéry's [...]

When In Doubt, Say Darling – Darling – Review by Chris Sutton

By | 2nd November, 2018|

Pieter-Dirk Uys’s great skill is his ability to think deeply, write succinctly and present superbly. I don’t think that calling him a genius is far-fetched and his latest show reinforces his standing as one of [...]

“One Sees Clearly Only With The Heart”

By | 1st November, 2018|

The Little Prince supports Movember Durban DUT, Courtyard Theatre: 1 - 3 November An adaptation of Antoine de Saint-Exupéry's classic French fable, The Little Prince comes to Durban’s DUT Courtyard Theatre for a short run [...]

By | 30th October, 2018|

Thank you, dear Leah Reed, for your sparkling interview with Pieter Dirk Uys on DYR this morning. It was such a great chat! You can catch Uys tonight and tomorrow (Wed) at the Hex in [...]


By | 26th October, 2018|

Guestroom: You arrive, you look around, you start to unpack. The room is prepared for you, you move in for a while. Guest and host meet. They chat, they report, they ask, they sit together, [...]