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Celebrating ubuntu at New York’s Carnegie Hall

Music, art and film will feature in a three-week long festival focusing on South Africa at the famous Carnegie Hall in New York City. It will feature renowned artists like Hugh Masekela and Abdullah Ibrahim, as well as sopranos making their New York debuts.

Lights dim on South Africa’s stages

Joan Brickhill, grande dame of South African theatre, has taken her final bow. After a lifetime in the spotlight, the all-singing, all-dancing, all-razzmatazz actress has gone on to the great stage in the sky. She shall be missed; they just don't make 'em like that anymore.

Afcon 2013 closes in dazzling fashion

Afcon 2013 closes in dazzling fashion

The 2013 Africa Cup of Nations closed with a dazzling musical performance by African artists before Nigeria and Burkino Faso locked horns in front of a packed crowd of 85 000 at the National Stadium outside Soweto on Sunday.
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Football, love, conflict musical a winner

Not everyone would agree that "football is the only reason God gave us feet", but the players in The Boys in the Photograph certainly believe this. An all-South African cast shines in the Andrew Lloyd Webber-Ben Elton musical about love and football in a time of conflict.
Video: Grease rocks again in Cape Town

Video: Grease rocks again in Cape Town

The ever popular musical Grease is on at Cape Town's Artscape Theatre until 11 April. Catch a glimpse of the show, and hear from some of the actors who bring its timeless characters to life.
Video: Spectacular 'Cats' returns

Video: Spectacular ‘Cats’ returns

The world's best-loved musical, Cats, has returned to South African stages for the second time in eight years. Producer Pieter Toerien explains why seeing the South African production is like "seeing it again almost for the first time". The show runs at Johannesburg's Montecasino for two months before moving to the Artscape in Cape Town.
Video: Beauty and the Beast

Video: Beauty and the Beast

Broadway smash-hit musical Beauty and the Beast, boasting an all-South African cast in a lavish, large-scale prodution, has had its run at Cape Town's Artscape Opera House extended to 22 March. Take a look at what you're missing - if you haven't seen it already!
Rocky Horror to rock Cape Town

Rocky Horror to rock Cape Town

The world's most popular rock 'n roll musical, The Rocky Horror Show, is set to delight local audiences when it takes to Ratanga Junction's main stage from 24 November to mid-January 2005.
Market remembers Manaka

Market remembers Manaka

The life and talents of the late Matsemela Manaka, gifted playwright, artist and poet, will be celebrated with the staging of his musical Goree at the Market Theatre in Newtown, Johannesburg this month.
Experience Africa's oldest sound

Experience Africa’s oldest sound

The internationally acclaimed Imilonji kaNtu Choral Society, the Traditional African Orchestra and Drumstruck team up for two nights only in the African Sound Experience, a unique melding of voices, drums and traditional African instruments, some of which have all but disappeared from the continent's repertoire.

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