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2017 National Arts Festival responds to a country in flux

This year's National Arts Festival, to be held in Grahamstown from 29 June to 9 July, plans to showcase provocative, engaging and entertaining productions, responding to the challenges of living in a country in flux.

4 Apr 2017

Priscilla offers ultimate escapism

Writer-director Stephen Elliot's cult film Priscilla, Queen of the Desert made a world of difference in creating a profound awareness of the drag culture and same-sex sexuality when it was released 26 years ago.

By Daniel Dercksen 31 Mar 2017

Africa's funniest to entertain at Heavyweights International Comedy Show

The Heavyweights International Comedy Show takes place on Saturday, 1 April, at the Carnival City Big Top Arena.

31 Mar 2017

2017 Naledi Theatre Awards nominations announced

The Naledi Theatre Awards has revealed the 2017 nominees for productions staged during 2016.

28 Mar 2017

Go see Blue Man Group!

Blue Man Group now gives Cape Town a taste of their unique entertainment with their New World Tour at GrandWest in Cape Town till 26 March.

By Ruth Cooper 23 Mar 2017

Savanna Comics' Choice Awards announces 2017 theme

The seventh annual South African Savanna Comics' Choice Awards has announced its theme for 2017: The Freedom of Funny.

14 Mar 2017

RENT musical heads to Johannesburg

Following recent sell-out shows in Cape Town and in celebration of its 20th anniversary, RENT, the award-winning Rock Musical, will take place at Joburg Theatre from 28 April-7 May.

13 Mar 2017

2017 Baxter Zabalaza Theatre Festival lineup showcases 56 productions

From 18 to 25 March, The 2017 Baxter Zabalaza Theatre Festival will offer a diverse programme with a record number of 56 productions...

8 Mar 2017

Johannesburg International Comedy Festival

Both local and international comedic talent will be celebrated at The Johannesburg International Comedy Festival (JICF), which will take place from 31 March - 1 April 2017.

27 Feb 2017

Blue Man Group extends JHB show dates

An extra week has been added to the Blue Man Group run in Johannesburg due to high demand. The show commenced at the Teatro at Montecasino in Johannesburg on 7 February and will now run until 18 March. It will then head to Cape Town from 21 March - 26 March.

21 Feb 2017

Priscilla Queen of the Desert comes to SA

On Sunday 26 March Priscilla Queen of the Desert, a critically-acclaimed hit musical based on the Oscar-winning hit film, will make its South African premiere at Artscape, Cape Town. It will run until 23 April and thereafter move to Montecasino's Teatro from 29 April to 18 June.

21 Feb 2017

The Big Five Comedy Show at GrandWest

Comedians Stuart Taylor, Joey Rasdien, Barry Hilton, Kagiso Lediga and Loyiso Gola are set to perform at The Big Five Comedy Show at the Grand Arena on 4 March. They will be joined by award winning DJ Ready D.

20 Feb 2017

52nd Fleur du Cap Theatre Awards nominees announced

The 52nd Fleur du Cap Theatre Awards has announced this year's nominees, with the ceremony to take place on Sunday, 19 March, at the Artscape Theatre, Cape Town.

14 Feb 2017

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