ARTICLES RELATING TO THEATRE

US-based ballet star Andile Ndlovu tells young South Africans: 'Don't be afraid to do something different'

2019-08-27 17:00

Andile Ndlovu arrived in Washington in the US with a pocketful of dreams and $35 in cash. He spoke to Eugenie du Preez about his tough journey to the top.

Get swept away by this remarkable local stage adaptation of Ernest Hemingway's 'The Old Man and the Sea'

2019-08-01 16:12

Allow yourself to be swept away by this stunning theatre production that so delicately and artfully brings to life humanity's struggles with life, death, and everything else in-between.

Man shot in the head with a crossbow at National Arts Festival makes full recovery

2019-06-30 22:37

Performer Li Lau was injured by a crossbow during an illusion being performed by Brendon Peel.

This stage production using VR and compelling storytelling blew our mind at The National Arts Festival

2019-06-30 12:03

Frogman is a dynamic stage production, but it might not be for everyone.

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.

 

'Kinky Boots' at The Fugard extended until 2020

2019-08-19 22:00

South African premiere production of Kinky Boots at The Fugard Theatre has been extended for a final time until 2 February 2020.

Here's what happened after a man was shot with a crossbow at The National Arts Festival

2019-07-01 12:27

Festival CEO Tony Lankester explained exactly what happened after performer Li Lau was shot with a crossbow live onstage.

5 things you should know before you come to The National Arts Festival

2019-06-30 12:19

Planning on going to The National Arts Festival? Here are a few tips to make your trip a good one.

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.

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