Arts galore in Langa and ‘Litsha

2016-09-29 06:00
Nombasa Ngoqo, Nox Donyeli and Sisonke Yafele perform in Falling off the Horn.

Nombasa Ngoqo, Nox Donyeli and Sisonke Yafele perform in Falling off the Horn.

Multimedia   ·   User Galleries   ·   News in Pictures Send us your pictures  ·  Send us your stories

The Cape Town Fringe Festival is in full swing at the moment, with a stellar line-up of productions for younger audiences on offer at the Makukhanye Arts Room in Khayelitsha and Langa’s Theatre in the Backyard and Guga S’Thebe.

Very little audiences can look forward to a free performance of Le Reve du Lucie at Gugu S’Thebe at 12:00 on Wednesday 5 October (the show is free for children under 12 and adults pay R30). This production makes use of puppets to tell a story about childhood nightmares and how to change them into marvellous dreams.

Children under the age of 12 can also look forward to Falling Off the Horn at Gugu S’Thebe from 12:00 on Saturday (1 October), where mime, masks, dance and shadow-puppetry are combined to tell the story of a young man’s flight to South Africa and the extraordinary struggles he must face on arrival with regards to xenophobia. Tickets cost R30 for adults.

Older children may enjoy Woza Albert which will be at Gugu S’Thebe at 14:00 on Monday 3 and Thursday 6 October. The production, which is also free for children under 12 but R30 for adults, is a classic South African theatre piece which asks what would happen if Christ came back to 1980s apartheid South Africa.

For more about the productions on offer at this year’s Cape Town Fringe Festival around the city, for children and adults, or to book tickets, visit

Join the conversation! encourages commentary submitted via MyNews24. Contributions of 200 words or more will be considered for publication.

We reserve editorial discretion to decide what will be published.
Read our comments policy for guidelines on contributions.

Inside News24

Competition regulation for a growing and inclusive economy

ADVERTORIAL: The Competition Commission of South Africa is conducting advocacy work in the South African automotive aftermarket industry and has gazetted a Draft Code of Conduct for public comment.


6 myths about male cancer

It is important to be aware of the most prevalent cancer diseases amongst men in our country.


You won't want to miss...

Who are the highest paid models of 2017?
10 gorgeous plus-sized models who aren't Ashley Graham
5 top leg exercises for men
10 best dressed men of 2017
Traffic Alerts
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.


Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.

Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire network.


Location Settings

News24 allows you to edit the display of certain components based on a location. If you wish to personalise the page based on your preferences, please select a location for each component and click "Submit" in order for the changes to take affect.

Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.