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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.

Woza Albert! State Theatre Joburg

Original ‘Woza Albert!’ Comes to South African State Theatre

Performers and storytellers extraordinaire, the dynamic and renowned original actors of the internationally acclaimed South African classic Woza Albert! Mbongeni Ngema and Percy Mtwa, together with their original crew, have regrouped to stage this world-class form of protest theatre once more, and they are headed

Joburg Ballet

Joburg Ballet

About: Ballet has a long history in Johannesburg but Joburg Ballet traces its beginnings to the establishment of The South African Ballet Theatre at the State Theatre Pretoria in 2001 when six dancers gathered a company together and began presenting performances.      A major

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.

Youth Expression Festival

2017 Youth Expression Festival Remembers O.R. Tambo

The State Theatre’s 9th Annual Youth Expression Festival will draw inspiration from O.R. Tambo under the theme “Step Up”, running from 16 to 30 June. The anti-apartheid revolutionary, Oliver Reginald Tambo would have celebrated his 100th birthday this year. The 2017 festival will reflect on


Sarafina returns!

Mbongeni Ngema and team have finally gathered to commence previews amid the highly anticipated return of Sarafina at the South African State Theatre (SAST). After sourcing talent from across Gauteng, a team of young and hungry artists is assembled and ready to deliver the production

Sidiya to enthrall Tshwane Audiences in May

Sidiya to Enthrall Tshwane Audiences in May

The South African State Theatre is proud to present the Standard Bank Young Artist for Dance 2015, Luyanda Sidiya’s work SIVA, produced by Vuyani Dance Theatre. Sidiya’s latest work SIVA (Seven) will be performed by Vuyani Dance Theatre, noted for its cutting edge theatrical works.

Aubrey Sekhabi - Marikana – The Musical

Marikana – The Musical sweeps the boards at 11th Naledi Theatre Awards

MARIKANA – THE MUSICAL SWEEPS THE BOARDS AT NALEDI THEATRE AWARDS Athol Fugard and Shaleen Surtie-Richards honoured while War Horse gets a special mention ________________________________________ Aubrey Sekhabi’s emotive production, Marikana – The Musical has swept the boards at the South African Naledi Theatre Awards. For the

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