Pre-fest at the Hex

2016-06-29 06:00
PHOTO: supplied Actors (from left) Nandile Khumalo, Lihle Ngubo and Thembalihle Mncadi take part in ‘#SirensRock’.

PHOTO: supplied Actors (from left) Nandile Khumalo, Lihle Ngubo and Thembalihle Mncadi take part in ‘#SirensRock’.

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

THE Hexagon will be hosting previews of two shows on their way to the National Arts Festival #SirensRock and Sugar Sugar.

‘#SirensRock’

It has always been the way of the Sirens to lure in mariners with their hypnotic songs, and so has it been the fate of sailors to crash their ships on the surrounding rocks and drown for their folly. Except, no ships have come by for decades and following an internal productivity audit, The Sirens need to get their numbers up or face ex-termination.

Aglaope tries to stay positive while Peisinoe seems to have already given up when they discover Image Consultant Cassandra marooned on their shore. It seems the Gods are finally on their side as Cassandra pushes them into the 21st Century, and while Peisinoe eagerly embraces the change, Aglaope soon finds herself at odds with Cassandra and her new-fangled ways.

Written and directed by Masters student Erin Fourie, ‘#SirensRock’ is a whimsical and slightly musical journey into the then and now of the Greek Sirens.

‘Sugar Sugar’

‘Sugar Sugar’ is based on the true story of Thozamile Taki- the infamous Sugarcane Killer. Sentenced to thirteen life sentences, Taki was defined as a “jackal in a sheep’s skin” by the ruling judge. This drama, woven with song and dynamic imagery, tells the story of love and personal conflict and was written and directed by Londiwe Ngema. - Supplied.

‘#SirensRock’ and ‘Sugar Sugar’ Hexagon Studio Theatre Friday 1 July at 6pm and 7pm

Tickets: R40 per show, at the door only.

Join the conversation!

24.com 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.
NEXT ON NEWS24X

Inside News24

 
ADVERTORIAL
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.

/News
 

Man scores date with tennis superstar after Twitter bet

It’s a modern day Cinderella story, but one American man took ‘shoot your shot’ seriously in 2017.

 
 

You won't want to miss...

6 myths about male cancer
Who are the highest paid models of 2017?
10 gorgeous plus-sized models who aren't Ashley Graham
5 top leg exercises for men
Traffic Alerts
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.
 
English
Afrikaans
isiZulu

Hello 

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 24.com network.

Settings

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.