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South Africa’s youth shine at Children’s Monologues charity benefit

The Children's Monologues is a spoken-word performance piece of soliloquies and testimonies of South African children about their country, performed by some of the...
King Kong the musical

King Kong swings back on to South African stages

The massively successful King Kong musical is back on South African stages. More than half a century ago, it helped to launch the careers...
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Homeless theatre group takes Shakespeare to the streets

A group of homeless people living on the streets of Johannesburg have found their true calling in theatre. With the help of a dedicated...

Remembering Zakes Mokae, South African actor 1934 – 2009

CD AndersonActor Zakes Mokae was a true South African journeyman in the world of theatre, film and television. Before his death on 11 September...
South Africa's first green theatre production

South Africa’s first green theatre production

The Power Struggle is a new conceptual theatre project featuring comedian Nik Rabinowitz and actor Sne Dladla. The production uses music and comedy to tell the history of how the world uses power and energy, while educating audiences about the importance of renewable energy.

Twist brings stories to stage

Twist thumbBringing stories to life through performance art and putting actors on stage is at the heart of Twist Theatre Development Projects, a grassroots arts organisation.

Cape Town Fringe returns to Mother City

Cape Town Fringe returns to Mother City

A thought-provoking selection of bold productions is on the programme of the second annual Cape Town Fringe. The 11-day festival is a showcase of the best of South African theatre, with productions from across the country in an" engaged, original, and socially aware programme".
Tribute to South African theatre great

Tribute to South African theatre great

To mark the 20th anniversary of the death of legendary South African theatre-maker Barney Simon, the Baxter Theatre Centre is restaging his riveting docudrama Born in the RSA at the National Arts Festival. Still relevant today, it reminds us of our painful past.
Seminal South African theatre returns to stage

Seminal South African theatre returns to stage

This year marks Athol Fugard's 83rd birthday and the 20th anniversary of the death of Barney Simon, two giants of South African theatre. To mark the occasion two of their great works have been restaged for a new audience, and will be performed at the National Arts Festival.
SS Mendi tragedy on stage at the Soweto Theatre

SS Mendi tragedy on stage at the Soweto Theatre

On 21 February 1917, the SS Mendi troopship carrying more than 800 black South African men sank off the Isle of Wight in the British Channel. The bravery of the men as they stared death in the face is portrayed on staged at the Soweto Theatre.

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