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Joburg Theatre Sarafina

Sarafina! the Broadway musical for Joburg Theatre

Joburg Theatre, in partnership with Keeloz Global Entertainment, will be restaging the internationally acclaimed Broadway hit musical Sarafina!. Directed by Nhlanhla Ngema and starring Noxolo Dlamini as Sarafina, it will be staged from 19 July to 11 August 2019 at the Joburg Theatre’s Mandela Stage.

Fugard Theatre Kinky Boots Creative Feel

Runaway hit Kinky Boots extended at The Fugard Theatre

Just two weeks into its South African premiere run, The Fugard Theatre’s production of multiple Tony-Award winning musical Kinky Boots has been extended. Bookings are now open for performances until 27 October.  Presented by Eric Abraham and The Fugard Theatre, this is the first non-replica

Gregory Maqoma Exist Exit Vuyani Dance Theatre

The power of storytelling Gregory Maqoma’s Exit/Exist

Gregory Maqoma explores his personal and national history as a descendant of the great Xhosa Chief Jongumsobomvu Maqoma with his timeless solo piece Exit/Exist for Africa Month 2019. ‘The theatre’s house lights fade to black and audience chatter quickly subsides. Music begins – a trance

Market Theatre Laboratory South Africa

Permission to fail | Market Theatre Laboratory

Thirty years ago it was decided by Barney Simon and John Kani, the then managers of the world-renowned Market Theatre, that, as an extension of the company, it was important to create an inclusive laboratory type space where collaborative and experimental work could be given

musical Kinky Boots Fugard Theatre Cyndi Lauper

Tony award-winning Kinky Boots come to SA’s Fugard Theatre

The countdown is on to the hottest production of the year – the eagerly awaited South African premiere of the multiple Tony award-winning musical Kinky Boots. Presented by Eric Abraham and The Fugard Theatre, a brand new, original production of this huge-hearted, smash-hit musical will
Joburg Theatre Color Purple Colour

The Color Purple returns to Joburg Theatre

Joburg Theatre and producer Bernard Jay are proud to announce the ‘bon voyage’ season of the musical The Color Purple. It will return to Joburg Theatre’s The Mandela stage prior to the all-South African company taking its acclaimed production on tour to Europe and Asia.

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

Brett Bailey Samson dance music theatre

Brett Bailey’s Samson

Third World Bunfight’s newest production, Samson, is a sensuous, poetic and thought-provoking dance-music-theatre piece set in a dystopian contemporary context of political extremism, inequality, human displacement and violence. Creative Feel spoke to writer, designer and director Brett Bailey to find out a bit more. Beyond

The Snow Goose Fugard Theatre Cape Town

The Snow Goose to show at The Fugard Theatre

Contagious Theatre is bringing their beloved hit show – The Snow Goose – to The Fugard Theatre from 9 April until 4 May 2019.      The Snow Goose is a timeless classic based on the Paul Gallico short story. A chance encounter between a

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

Chicago Musical South Africa Teatro Montecasino Artscape

Lend an ear… It’s Chicago and all that jazz!

A nightclub singer, a double murder, a smooth-talking lawyer and a cell block of sin, surrounded by the razzle-dazzle of the world’s sexiest musical: Chicago. Now on stage at Artscape, Cape Town, until 14 April, then playing at Montecasino’s Teatro, Johannesburg, from 20 April to

Joburg Theatre

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 the enduring power of South African protest theatre that ‘roared around the world, bringing pressure

Fugard Bioscope theatre movie screening

Best of the Fugard Bioscope for March encore season

Ballet and theatre lovers are in for a treat with The Fugard Bioscope Encore Season on Sundays in March. The Encore Season presents the most popular titles from The Fugard Bioscope’s 2018 line-up, screened on the Fugard’s full size high definition cinema screen and a
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

Tobie Cronje

Actor Tobie Cronjé awarded Chancellor’s Medal

South Africa’s “king of farce”, Tobie Cronjé was awarded the Chancellor’s Medal at the University of Pretoria’s (UP’s) Faculty of Humanities graduation ceremony on 5 September, for his contribution to the arts. Tobias Jurgens Cronjé was born in 1948 in Germiston, matriculating at Vryburger Hoër

“Matilda The Musical” comes to SA!

Matilda The Musical, presented by Pieter Toerien and GWB Entertainment, will begin its run from 17 October 2018 at the Teatro at Montecasino before moving to Cape Town. Matilda The Musical is the multi-award-winning musical from the Royal Shakespeare Company, inspired by the beloved book

Casta Diva Boutique Hotel

Casta Diva Boutique Hotel

About: Casta Diva Boutique Hotel is a luxury and very private 4-star Boutique Hotel, Restaurant, Theatre, Art-Gallery and Conference Centre. The beautiful and serene Casta Diva Boutique Hotel, nestled on the northern slopes of the Magaliesberg mountain range in Pretoria, is a place to escape

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