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Igama? women's month day play theatre stage production South Africa Slindile Mthembu

Igama? at Vavasati International Women’s Festival

During women’s month, the writer and director of Milked Voice, Slindile Mthembu (2016 Standard Bank Ovation Award Winner), returns with her production Igama? which will be staged at Vavasati International Women’s Festival, presented by The South African State Theatre from 3 – 4 August 2019.

Ashraf Johaardien q&a interview

Encore: Ashraf Johaardien

Ashraf Johaardien is the recently appointed CEO of Business and Arts South Africa (BASA). He works closely with the new Chairperson, Charmaine Soobramoney, and the board to manage, drive and translate our organisational strategy and purpose into tangible outputs and engagement that create deliberate value

Naledi Theatre Award Winners Announced 2019

Winners of the 2019 Naledi Theatre Awards announced!

2018 was a very special year in theatre for South Africa, with a host of world class productions being nominated for the awards. Outstanding talent and excellence in theatre are the watchwords for the Naledi Theatre Awards. As the theatre landscape diversifies and matures to

Editor's note Antony Sher King Lear

Catching up with…

Lore Watterson is the Editor-in-Chief and Publisher of Creative Feel Magazine Simply one of the best aspects of my job is to be able to interview someone I admire, someone I am curious about, someone who shares their thoughts with me. Just to be able
Fugard Theatre Cape Town

The Fugard Theatre

The Cape Town-based theatre is perhaps the most fitting place to host the African premiere of John Kani’s new play: Kunene and the King. This moving and funny two-hander provides a fitting tribute to mark the 25th anniversary of South Africa’s first democratic elections. The

Salaam Stories Ashraf Johaardien theatre

‘Salaam Stories’ by Ashraf Johaardien

NZLEE Productions presents Ashalin Singh in Ashraf Johaardien’s award-winning play Salaam Stories directed by newcomer Niquita Hartley under the mentorship of Standard Bank Young Artist alumna and Naledi Award-winner Jade Bowers. Set against the historical backdrop of the Cape slave trade and the Malay diaspora

The Mousetrap Agatha Christie Pieter Toerien

The Mousetrap

Agatha Christie’s best-loved murder whodunnit, The Mousetrap, a classic tale of mystery, drama and crime, returns to The Pieter Toerien Theatre at Montecasino from 24 January to 3 March 2019. The Mousetrap, the murder-mystery that’s been thrilling theatre audiences for some 66 years, is as

Market Theatre Nailed South African Theatre play

The Market Theatre presents ‘Nailed’

If you want to tell the naked truth about post-apartheid South Africa, better do it through fiction. Author Niq Mhlongo masters this art brilliantly. His latest work, Soweto Under the Apricot Tree is a collection of short stories about contemporary Soweto, Johannesburg and South Africa in

Nina Simone Four Women

The Market Theatre and US Mission in SA will commemorate Black History Month with the South African premiere of Nina Simone Four Women by Christina Ham and directed by James Ngcobo. “Music can’t just be about the art, but it has to be an expression

Dave Mann

Performance as a means of play

The Art of Performance is a monthly column written by Dave Mann, an editor and award-winning arts journalist. ‘The longing had always been a place to call my own. Now my problems are with the council, dealing with things like water and electricity and all of

The Vagina Monologues

The Vagina Monologues

South African Actresses to join International cast of women in a production of The Vagina Monologues in New York to raise funds for women in need.      A production Eve Ensler’s The Vagina Monologues featuring a cast of women from all over the world, including two

Womb of Fire Baxter

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 Cape Colony to interrogate the Womb of Fire that birthed South Africa.      We

Athol@86

A uniquely human perspective

Charmaine Weir-Smith is an award-winning actress, director and writer who has performed in and directed over 40 theatre productions. She will bring her skill as a storyteller to The Train Driver, directing John Kani and Dawid Minnaar in Athol Fugard’s powerful piece. Creative Feel sat

Joburg Theatre

Woza Albert!

Percy Mtwa, Mbongeni Ngema and Barney Simon’s Woza Albert! will enjoy a run at The Soweto Theatre from 22 February to 11 March 2018 and at the Joburg Theatre Fringe Theatre from 1 to 17 June 2018.      In the past year, young South

Lara Foot’s The Inconvenience of Wings returns

Lara Foot’s highly-acclaimed, award-winning play, The Inconvenience of Wings, returns to the Baxter Golden Arrow Studio, from 13 February to 3 March.      The production transfers to the Baxter, following a short season at the Theatre on the Bay, from 30 January to 10

Blonde Poison

Blonde Poison returns to Sandton theatre

Blonde Poison, the gripping story of Nazi betrayer Stella Goldschlag, returns to the Auto and General Theatre on the Square from January 30 until February 18.      Presented by Daphne Kuhn by arrangement with Troupe Theatre Company, it once again stars multi-award-winning actress Fiona Ramsay,

Playhouse

A Seussified Christmas Carol opens

Just in time for the December holidays, National Children’s Theatre presents a whimsical reinvention of Dickens‘ most beloved Christmas story. Peter Bloedel, the playwright, has reinvented the story in rhyming couplets that remind you of the wacky rhymes of Dr Seuss. It’s a glorious, colourful,

What Remains

What Remains: A new play by Nadia Davids

What Remains, a new play by Nadia Davids, is a captivating fusion of text, dance and movement to tell a story about an unexpected uncovering of a slave burial ground in Cape Town, the archaeological dig that follows and a city haunted by the memory of slavery.

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