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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 Tempest at the Baxter Theatre. Now, Sher is back to partner with John Kani in

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
Market Theatre CONGO The Trial of King Leopold II John Kani Robert Whitehead Lesedi Job

John Kani & Robert Whitehead in a thinking person’s play

Artlooks & Artlines is a monthly column written by Ismail Mahomed, CEO of the Market Theatre Foundation. In June this year, an opulent 187-year-old mansion in France belonging to King Leopold II of Belgium went on sale for a whopping $410 million. The 14-bedroom villa, which has an Olympic-size

Encore: Dawn Lindberg

Encore: Dawn Lindberg

Dawn Lindberg is the founder and CEO of the Naledi Theatre Awards. One of the biggest and most prestigious awards events in South Africa, it recognises and honours excellence in South African theatre. Previously, she was an independent theatre producer and entertainer (with her husband,

Rolex

Celebrating mentorship

Following a year of collaboration, the eighth cycle of the Rolex Mentor and Protégé Arts Initiative culminated in an inspiring showcase of exceptional art at the Arts Weekend held in Berlin in February. This remarkable promotion of artistic creativity seeks to nurture the talent of

Artscape

Creating a culture of excellence

Between Table Mountain and Table Bay, the City of Cape Town boasts a cosmopolitan mix of historic and modern landmarks. One of these is Artscape Theatre Centre on the Foreshore, home to the Artscape performing arts company.      Established 40 years ago as the

King Kong

King Kong season extended – new cast announced!

After a sold-out six week season at the Fugard Theatre, the hit musical King Kong returns due to overwhelming public demand for the summer season. Presented by Eric Abraham and the Fugard Theatre, King Kong will run from 12 December with bookings now extended to 18 February 2018. More

Encore

Encore: Indra Wussow

Indra Wussow is a literary translator, writer, editor and curator with a strong desire to learn as much about the world as possible. She focuses on international art projects and networking in order to connect the world through the arts. Name three artworks that you

Memories and Empty Spaces

Memories and Empty Spaces

A new play that explores female identity and heritage. Award-winning actress and Champions of the Environment Ambassador, Terry Pheto, will open the new production. Memories and Empty Spaces explores the very real gender, cultural and heritage issues women in rural and urban areas are faced with.

ACT | UJ Conference

ACT | UJ unlearns how to conference

#CreativeUprising, the 5th ACT | UJ Creative Conference will engage with South African Art Education in its current state and possible future. This iteration of the conference is about unlearning and rethinking how we do things and present things. From curating a conference to how

King Kong

Cast announced for King Kong

Over half a century since the original production, the Fugard Theatre’s forthcoming, brand new production of the legendary South African musical, King Kong, is now fully cast and rehearsals commenced on 12 June. King Kong – The Musical tells the story of heavyweight 1950s boxing

NAF

Tartuffe is the story of…

… A wily opportunist, who affects sanctity and gains complete control over Orgon, a rich bourgeois who in his middle years has become a bigot and a prude. To the great despair of his family and staff, Orgon has been brainwashed into believing Tartuffe’s rhetoric,

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