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Dynamo to bring Seeing is Believing tour to South Africa

The award-winning magician Dynamo will bring his Seeing is Believing Live Tour to South Africa in May 2018.

16 Apr 2018

Skhumba Hlophe to host Savanna Newcomer Showcase

Twenty-four novice comics from across the country will be given the opportunity to perform in a theatre as opposed to their local comedy club in the Savanna Newcomer Showcase, which will take place at The Soweto Theatre in Johannesburg on 20 May 2018.

11 Apr 2018

Peppa Pig proves riveting for kids

For those who are unfamiliar with the antics of the anthropomorphic Peppa Pig, Peppa is a cartoon character in a hugely popular series aimed at teaching life lessons to toddlers and pre-schoolers.

By Candice Miller 9 Apr 2018

Fugard Theatre celebrates Athol Fugard's 85th birthday with The Road to Mecca

As a serial visitor to Nieu Bethesda and the Owl House, I have a more than a subjective interest in The Road to Mecca, the 1984 play by Athol Fugard, currently making its maiden performance at the iconic Cape Town theatre which bears his name.

By Terry Levin 9 Apr 2018

National Arts Fest opens ticket sales for three productions

The sale of early bird tickets for the National Arts Festival is now open. The National Arts Festival will be held in Grahamstown from 28 June-8 July 2018.

6 Apr 2018

Q&A with Puppet Guy Conrad Koch

Top South African ventriloquist and award-winning performer Conrad Koch is back at The Baxter Theatre in Cape Town from 3-14 April 2018 in a brand new show Puppet Guy along with his famous puppet comrade Chester Missing.

By Martin Myers 3 Apr 2018

Peppa Pig to tour SA

Peppa Pig is set to tour South Africa from 29 March-22 April 2018, with a second leg scheduled for June/July 2018.

28 Mar 2018

Dein Perry's Tap Dogs brings high-energy dance to South Africa

Dein Perry's Tap Dogs comes to South Africa with shows heading for Cape Town on 22 August at the Grand Arena, GranWest and Johannesburg on 29 August 2018 at Montecasino...

26 Mar 2018

2018 Fleur du Cap Theatre Award winners announced

The winners of the 53rd annual Fleur du Cap Theatre Awards were crowned at the Baxter Theatre in Cape Town on 18 March 2018.

19 Mar 2018

Showroom March-July line-up

In the quaint village of Prince Albert, you can not only adopt a donkey and cultivate a rural lifestyle of leisure, but enjoy world-class live entertainment at its Showroom Theatre.

16 Mar 2018

Darkroom Contemporary introduces In C and clone

Clone will take place from 15-16 March 2018 at the William Kentridge's Centre For The Less Good Idea in Johannesburg. In C then returns to Cape Town for a performance run at the Magnet Theatre from 20-25 March 2018.

15 Mar 2018

American Theatre Wing, The Broadway League to receive Lifetime Achievement Award from NYF

New York Festivals (NYF) International Advertising Awards will honour two of New York City's iconic theatre organisations, The Broadway League and the American Theatre Wing with the New York Festivals Lifetime Achievement Award...

13 Mar 2018

Zabalaza Theatre Festival to showcase 150 artists, 40 productions

The annual Zabalaza Theatre Festival will be held at the Baxter Theatre Centre in Cape Town from 10-17 March 2018. This year's festival will feature nearly 150 artists in more than 40 theatre productions and events.

5 Mar 2018

Dance Umbrella 2018 celebrates 30th anniversary

The Dance Umbrella festival, which celebrates its 30th anniversary, presents new and exciting contemporary works from 6 to 8 March 2018 at UJ Centre for the Arts, Wits Theatre Complex, Dance Factory, Joburg Fringe Theatre and the Hillbrow Theatre.

2 Mar 2018

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