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Catching up with: Antony Sher

Catching up with: Antony Sher

Ten years ago, Sir Antony Sher, KBE returned to South Africa to join up with Dr John Kani, Janice Honeyman and Mannie Manim for the celebrated ‘African’ production of The

The power of silence in protests

The power of silence in protests

Artlooks & Artlines is a monthly column written by Ismail Mahomed, CEO of the Market Theatre Foundation. In an article in The Guardian on Friday 20 June 2014, theatre writer Jack Klaff wrote about

Everything fits in the room

Everything fits in the room

After two decades under the successful leadership of Nicola Danby and then Michelle Constant, Business and Arts South Africa (BASA) will be helmed by Ashraf Johaardien from 1 March 2019.

Baxter Theatre shows Womb of Fire

Baxter Theatre shows Womb of Fire

Set against an episode from the Indian epic, The Mahabharata, the play interweaves personal narrative and contemporary realities with the lives of two women from the founding years of the

Keeping Dance Alive

Keeping Dance Alive

The annual Baxter Dance Festival will take place from 5 to 14 October, providing a platform for South Africa’s top and upcoming dance companies to showcase the best of cutting-edge

Classic Comedy Returns to Cape Town

Classic Comedy Returns to Cape Town

The original and classic comedy, Defending the Caveman is coming to Cape Town this June. Showing at The Baxter Theatre from 14 to 25 June, Tim Plewman will have audiences in stitches

2016 Baxter Dance Festival Applications

2016 Baxter Dance Festival Applications

The Baxter Dance Festival is now calling for applications for the 2016 line-up. Following the unprecedented success of the Baxter Dance Festival last year (where close to 80 choreographers participated),

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