A small independent theatre company in Durban has struck it big at the Naledi Theatre Awards
But even global smash hits are no guarantee of commercial success in SA
Jonathan Roxmouth plays the lead role of Tony in the Fugard Theatre’s production of West Side Story. He spoke to Christina Kennedy
A heartwarming, heartbreaking exposition of sex and gender
An intimate, moving and sometimes brutally unsettling tale of forbidden love — a Romeo and Juliet of the post-Cold War era
The revelations that the play Mosali Eo U ’Neileng Eena (The Woman That You Have Given Me) throws up at the non-Sesotho-speaking viewer, but its significance ...
Debbie Hathway talks to Athol Fugard about his latest play, The Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek, prior to its SA premiere
The piece requires Daniel Richards to play 24 characters in a commentary on what is happening in SA now, how power manifests not just in politics or economics ...
Deep down we all want the same things out of life: to love and be loved, to have a purpose, writes Debbie Hathway
One recognises this sentiment — this conception of the child as a 'giant' — from Ingrid Jonker’s poem Die Kind which Nelson Mandela famously included in his ...
Morwa the Rising Son, directed and performed by Tefo Paya, addresses the complexities of masculine identity, as well as the complex nature of gender, through ...
With the focus on women at this year’s festival, Christina Kennedy spoke to some of the main players about their productions
SA’s Tarantino, Mpumelelo Paul Grootboom, talks to Christina Kennedy about his new playThe President’s Man
The allure of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat is unfathomable, because by any objective analysis it’s not a terribly good musical, writes ...
Debbie Hathaway talks to SA’s foremost satirist, Pieter-Dirk Uys, about his new show, a one-man memoir of his life
An intimate play on the life of Alan Paton is making waves across theatres in SA. Christina Kennedy met the team
With a tough mandate to transform the Joburg City Theatres, its new artistic manager tells Christina Kennedy about the ideas he’s hatching
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