KickstArt’s Charlotte’s Web At Bot Gardens

15th March, 2021|Theatre|

Kickstart in association with Durban Botanic Gardens Trust presents Charlotte’s Web Durban Botanic Gardens Amphitheatre: 5 – 11 April Daily at 2.30pm, and morning shows on Thursday, Saturday & Sunday at 11am Bring your own picnics and arrive early for an outdoor picnic-theatre experience! Book at Computicket After more than a year without live family [...]

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Pavishen Paideya

13th February, 2021|Art, Music, Other, Theatre|

Our 12th ‘Love the Arts’ feature is with birthday boy, Pavishen Paideya. Pavi has danced his way into many a dance audience’s heart over the years. He became a professional dancer nine years ago and performs tap, jazz, ballet, contemporary, Spanish, kathak and Bollywood, oh and he choreographs too. Especially over the last year, he [...]

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Lisa Goldstone

10th February, 2021|Art, Music, Other, Theatre|

Day nine of our ‘Love the Arts’ feature, we go behind the scenes with Lisa Goldstone. She introduces herself by saying, “Hi, my name is Lisa and I like listening to music, writing poetry and random adventures.” She studied Drama and Performance at UKZN Howard College and completed her Honours Degree in 2015. She started [...]

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Bryan Hiles And Cara Roberts

10th February, 2021|Art, Music, Other, Theatre|

Day six of our ‘Love the Arts’ feature, we catch up with versatile duo Bryan Hiles and Cara Roberts. Masterful Bryan has been dazzling local audiences for two decades since studying drama at Tech. He has worked from coast to coast, including starting 2020 at the Sharjah International Fringe Festival. Energetic Cara has been performing [...]

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Clare Mortimer

10th February, 2021|Art, Music, Other, Theatre|

In day eight of our ‘Love the Arts’ feature, we chat to captivating actress and director Clare Mortimer. What do you love about performing? Nothing and everything. On a daily basis I berate myself for this career path! So much so that for nearly three years I didn’t perform live at all. I am an [...]

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Amanda Kunene

10th February, 2021|Art, Music, Other, Theatre|

In day seven of our ‘Love the Arts’ feature, we meet Amanda Kunene a performer, singer, actor and dancer. She loves every aspect of performing arts. She has been performing rom as young as she can remember, but professionally for 10 years now. She is a BA Music and Drama Performance Studies graduate and a [...]

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Laurie Glenny

6th February, 2021|Art, Music, Other, Theatre|

Day five in our ‘Love the Arts’ feature we meet artist Laurie Glenny. Since graduating as a Fine Artist in 1994, she is never without a paintbrush in her hands, but often with a commercial design or teaching ‘hat’ on. However, after a bout of illness in 2009, she took some time off to focus [...]

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Cathy Peacock

5th February, 2021|Art, Music, Other, Theatre|

Our fourth artist in our ‘Love the Arts’ feature that we had the honour of spending time with is the sonorous trumpet player, Cathy Peacock. Cathy is the founding member of Platform Jazz and is a full time member of the KZN Philharmonic. She started playing when she was nine. Her Dad was teaching her [...]

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FlatFoot Zinhle Nzama And Siseko Duba

5th February, 2021|Art, Music, Other, Theatre|

In today’s ‘Love the Arts’ feature we got to spend time with two contemporary dancers, Zinhle Nzama and Siseko Duba. Both of these powerful, expressive dancers are with the main FLATFOOT Dance Company. Zinhle has been performing with FLATFOOT for seven years now and Siseko joined the Newlands township dance development programme in 2010 and [...]

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Roland Perold

5th February, 2021|Art, Music, Other, Theatre|

Day two of our ‘Love the Arts’ feature we meet the fabulous Roland Perold. Roland spent the early part of lockdown collaborating with fellow musical thespians from around South Africa and created a marvellous piece called Stories 2020. The piece came to fruition and was staged at the Seabrookes Theatre in December. He has performed [...]

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Straw Nzimande

2nd February, 2021|Art, Music, Other, Theatre|

The first artist that we catch up with in our ‘Love the Arts’ feature is the lovely Mpilo ‘Straw’ Nzimande. Straw, a hugely talented physical actor studied at UKZN PMB and has been a professional actor for eight years. His favourite place that he has performed is The Guild Theatre in East London and he [...]

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Love The Arts

1st February, 2021|Art, Music, Other, Theatre|

Building up to the month of love, one can’t help but reminisce back to era where artists could ‘perform freely’. PubMat decided to find out from a few of our favourites, what they love about their craft. So they have teamed up with, the award winning photographer, Val Adamson Photography, who with some time on [...]

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Sylvia

6th October, 2020|Theatre|

KickstArt presents: SYLVIA A Romantic Comedy about a man… and his dog. Enjoy a few hours of furry, feel-good theatre! SEABROOKE’S THEATRE, DHS, St Thomas Road 23 Oct – 1 Nov (Friday, Saturday and Sunday of each week) Fridays 7pm; Saturdays 2.30pm; Sundays 11am & 3pm Tickets R150 throughout - Computicket Seating unreserved through Computicket [...]

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The Ultimate Countdown

18th September, 2020|Music, Theatre|

Rockwood Theatre, Sibaya: online from 18 Sept This Friday, 18 September sees the launch of The Ultimate Countdown - the first online show to be staged at Rockwood, Sibaya. “We are counting down some of the best songs from our show,” explains show host, theatre owner and the creator of the shows, Andrew Webster. “It [...]

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Online Acting Coaching With Steven Stead

22nd June, 2020|Other, Theatre|

FROM TOP SOUTH AFRICAN THEATRE DIRECTOR STEVEN STEAD Steven Stead is a multi-award winning, widely praised theatre director with over thirty years of experience in the professional industry, and a wealth of national and international experience directing plays, musicals and operas. He holds an Honours degree in Drama (cum laude) from the University of Natal, [...]

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KickstArt’s Into The Woods Up For Naledi Awards

14th April, 2020|Theatre|

KickstArt Theatre Productions Durban’s premier theatre production company, KickstArt, has a strong presence in the nominations line up for this year’s annual Naledi Theatre Awards for productions staged in Johannesburg in 2019. The multi award-winning Durban based creative has been nominated for 12 Naledi Awards this week for their sumptuous version of Steven Sondheim’s Into [...]

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A VIRTUAL HUG FROM Pieter-Dirk Uys

25th March, 2020|Other, Theatre|

The last time that we were immersed in a story like this, it happened in the cinema and we had popcorn on our laps and a Coke in our hands. But this time there is no Bruce Willis to find a vaccine or an Angelina Jolie to be the cure. Covid-19 – not the greatest [...]

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An Unromantic Comedy

13th March, 2020|Theatre|

KickstArt Theatre Productions presents An Unromantic Comedy Elizabeth Sneddon Theatre: 2 – 19 April Durban: We have all done it - accidentally sent a text to the incorrect person! KickstArt Theatre presents a fresh, fabulously funny, contemporary and thought-provoking three hander, An Unromantic Comedy which comes to the Elizabeth Sneddon Theatre from 2 – 19 [...]

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Renovating Rocks!

6th March, 2020|Theatre|

Durban Passion Play Playhouse Drama: 25 March – 12 April Renovating Rocks! Durban North resident, Jonathon Wardle, and his team of prop makers and scenic artists, have concluded a labour of love – refurbishing the decades-old Durban Passion Play set ahead of this year’s season in the Playhouse, opening on 25 March. The effects of [...]

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Durban Honours The Deaf

27th February, 2020|Music, Other, Theatre|

A Bouquet of Beethoven ends KZNPO’S 2020 Summer Season. Durban City Hall: Thurs 27 Feb & 5 March @ 7.30pm Signed performance: Durban Passion Play Playhouse Drama: Saturday 4 April at 2.30 in the afternoon Karishma Kallichuran (I Can! Corporate Disability Solutions in Durban North) (front centre) demonstrates “deaf” and “music” in Sign language to [...]

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Juliet And Her Romeo

20th February, 2020|Music, Theatre|

Love themed concert - KZNPO Summer Season Durban City Hall: Thurs 20 Feb: 7.30pm Romeo and Juliet Courtyard Theatre, DUT: 28 Feb – 6 March at 7pm February is the month of love – and there are two opportunities to get a taste of the greatest love story ever told: William Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet. [...]

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Love Reigns In Durban Passion Play

14th February, 2020|Music, Other, Theatre|

Playhouse Drama: 25 March – 12 April The Durban Passion Play embodies love - both spiritual and secular! This quite extraordinary event – hosted by the Durban Catholic Players’ Guild which takes place every five years – comes to the Playhouse Drama Theatre from 25 March until 12 April. Cast members claim their involvement in [...]

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Beer Halls, Pass Laws And Just Cause

13th February, 2020|Theatre, Uncategorized|

KwaMuhle Museum: 14 March 2020 A Day At The Museum, PhD student, Stephanie Jenkins will be bringing history to life with her Beer Halls, Pass Laws and Just Cause at the KwaMuhle Museum on Saturday 14 March. As part of her PhD, Jenkins is conducting a study exploring the role museum theatre can have in [...]

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“Oberammergau Of Africa”

11th February, 2020|Music, Other, Theatre|

Durban Passion Play Playhouse Drama: 25 March – 12 April The Durban Catholic Players’ Guild will present the 15th Durban Passion Play at the Playhouse Drama Theatre from 25 March until 12 April. The Passion Play strives to restore the true meaning of Easter. It is an epic scale dramatic production depicting Jesus' passion, covering [...]

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Unique Magic Show At Seabrooke’s Theatre This December

9th December, 2019|Other, Theatre|

DHS: Seabrooke’s Theatre from Thursday 19 December. A unique magic show, Mysteries, is opening at Seabrooke’s Theatre in Durban on Thursday 19 December. Created by and starring acclaimed magician Russell Comrie, and directed by former Durban director, academic and magician, Murray McGibbon, this one-man show explores the nature of secrets and how they shape our [...]

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