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WATCH: This cute adopted dog is now a famous stage actor

2018-09-21 10:10

Bogart, as Spot the dog, is pure delight and evokes shrieks of pure joy and excited applause from the audience.

The enchanting Shakespeare in Love is back at the Fugard by popular demand

2018-08-23 11:43

If you missed out on the opportunity to see the South African production of Shakespeare in Love on stage, you’re in luck.

Meet the woman who is playing Khwezi in theatre production Khwezi... Say My Name

2018-07-30 12:04

The life of once exiled Fezekile Ntsukela Kuzwayo who became known to the world as the plaintiff in the infamous Jacob Zuma rape case is once again and rightly so, taking centre stage.

We get the inside scoop on the live show every kid will love this school holiday!

2018-06-26 09:19

In a telephone interview, creative director and choreographer of the show, Bart Doerfler tells Channel24 what makes Cartoon Network Live! appealing to kids and adults alike, why the Powerpuff girls are the best and more!

Review: Significant Other is the play that you should see before your next Tinder date

2018-06-15 08:00

Significant Other is a play that asks the question: Is it possible to be happy without finding a romantic partner to share your life with?

The Sound of Music is still mesmerising six decades on

2018-04-15 00:00

Evergreen family favourite The Sound of Music returns and, based on the heaving masses of families at the matinee last weekend, it’s going to be a sellout.

US creators heap praise on SA’s The Colour Purple

2018-02-18 11:00

The Colour Purple has received rave reviews since it opened at The Joburg Theatre two weeks ago.

The Color Purple is in SA, ready to ruffle feathers

2018-01-28 00:00

Get ready to experience the incredibly powerful story of The Color Purple, which has finally made its way to the South African stage. Rhodé Marshall visits the Joburg Theatre ahead of the big debut and speaks to the production team and cast.

Zuma: John Ledwaba's death a great loss to SA theatre

2017-12-30 17:35

President Jacob Zuma has extended his condolences after the death of award winning South African playwright, director and theatre producer John Ledwaba.

A tribute to the father of township theatre

2017-12-10 15:00

This year, the Soweto Theatre is paying homage to legend Gibson Kente with a show celebrating his musicals.

 

Macbeth brings bloody gore and treachery to Monte Casino

2018-08-26 00:00

Macbeth is on at the Pieter Torien Theatre at Montecasino. 'If you have children studying Shakespsere, you want them to see this", writes Gayle Edmunds.

Tap Dogs' Dein Perry on broken ribs, throbbing feet, and getting stitched up

2018-08-21 07:34

The Tap Dogs are doing a series of shows in SA and choreographer Dein Perry gave us the inside scoop on how the show started.

Armand Aucamp joins Shakespeare in Love

2018-07-03 11:33

Local actor Armand Aucamp will join the cast of the Fugard Theatre's return season of the award-winning, enchanting romantic comedy Shakespeare in Love.

Home-grown King Kong goes big on theatre’s night out

2018-06-24 08:44

For this year’s Naledi Theatre Awards, the big winners on the night were, unsurprisingly, home-grown reboot King Kong – Legend of a Boxer and evergreen classic West Side Story.

Everything that happened at the 2018 Tony Awards

2018-06-11 07:54

The sprawling British import Harry Potter and the Cursed Child and the shimmering, American, grown-up musical The Band's Visit were leading the big winners at the Tony Awards.

CITY PRESS REVIEW: Hedwig and the Angry Inch is a raucous, glittery must-see

2018-03-18 00:00

The glam rock opera Hedwig and the Angry Inch, about a German immigrant who undergoes a botched sex change operation, was a production ahead of its time when it first graced theatres in 1998. Now it’s come to Joburg and it’s a dark, raucous, gut-wrenching, glittery must-see, writes Michelle Solomon.

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Broadways best-selling magic show dazzled Cape Town with mind-blowing acts. See photos of one of the fiery acts here.

Broadways best-selling magic show dazzled Cape Town with mind-blowing acts. See photos of one of the fiery acts here.

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‘A man in a dress can get away with a lot’

2018-01-16 07:00

“People always want to know where Alvin goes. Well, Alvin goes where I put him. There’s an art to it and getting it right.”

High notes, low notes - 2017 in musical numbers

2017-12-17 00:00

This year the theatre came alive with the sound of music. Gayle Edmunds rounds up the highs and lows from the musicals she watched this year.

REVIEW: A Handful of Keys still hits a high note

2017-12-03 00:00

A Handful of Keys is back and as good as ever, writes Gayle Edmunds.

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