Subscribe to industry newsletters

Bizcommunity has over 400 industry contributors and we always welcome further contributions and contributors.
Famous Last Words to conclude at Emperors Palace
Famous Last Words to conclude at Emperors Palace

The Comedy Central Famous Last Words charity gala event will be held at the Theatre of Marcellus at Emperors Palace in Johannesburg on 4 October 2017.

14 Sep 2017

Savanna Comics' Choice Awards winners announced
Savanna Comics' Choice Awards winners announced

The seventh annual South African Savanna Comics' Choice Awards (Savanna CCA) was held at the Lyric Theatre at Gold Reef City on 9 September 2017.

11 Sep 2017

Dance, music and jazz at Artscape's Heritage Festival
Dance, music and jazz at Artscape's Heritage Festival

Artscape Theatre Centre's 2017 Heritage Festival is set to showcase indigenous, contemporary and international artistic works in dance, music and jazz from 10 to 30 September.

5 Sep 2017

2017 Cape Town Fringe expands to 14 performance spaces
2017 Cape Town Fringe expands to 14 performance spaces

This year, the Cape Town Fringe, which takes place on 21 September introduces a revised format with a fresh new focus.

4 Sep 2017

Cape Town comedian, Dalin Oliver
Comedy is no joke! Being funny is a serious business

Cape Town comedian and Good Hope FM radio presenter, Dalin Oliver, is back with a brand new stand-up comedy show, Face for Radio, following the sold-out success of his début one-man show, I Came, I Taught, I Left...

By Juanita Pienaar 1 Sep 2017

Second show added to Michael McIntyre's Big World Tour
Second show added to Michael McIntyre's Big World Tour

A second show has been added to Michael McIntyre's Big World Tour at Grandwest, Cape Town on the 18 January 2018. The English comedian's first show at Grandwest on 19 January 2018 sold out due to high demand.

25 Jul 2017

The Wonderful World of Disney On Ice now on in SA, skates into Cape Town
The Wonderful World of Disney On Ice now on in SA, skates into Cape Town

Disney On Ice returns to South Africa for the sixth time with The Wonderful World of Disney On Ice! Families are able to celebrate the magic, spirit, and fun as an extraordinary lineup of Disney stories comes to life in Cape Town...

Issued by Showtime Management 18 Jul 2017

Joburg Theatre presents Big City, Big Dreams with Fiona Ramsay
Joburg Theatre presents Big City, Big Dreams with Fiona Ramsay

Moving into Dance Mophatong (MIDM) in collaboration with Joburg Ballet and Vuyani, will be opening their production act on Friday, 28 July 2017, at the Joburg Theatre, during the Big City, Big Dreams world premiere.

17 Jul 2017

Artscape Women Humanity Arts Festival returns
Artscape Women Humanity Arts Festival returns

Now in its 11th year, the Artscape Women Humanity Arts Festival will take place at Artscape in Cape Town from Wednesday, 2 August to Saturday, 5 August.

14 Jul 2017

Savanna Comics' Choice Awards nominees announced
Savanna Comics' Choice Awards nominees announced

The Savanna Comics' Choice Awards has announced the nominees in this year's award categories, following thousands of votes, across hundreds of registered comedians.

13 Jul 2017

Cape Town Fringe introduces new format for 2017
Cape Town Fringe introduces new format for 2017

The Cape Town Fringe is back in the Mother City from 21 September to 8 October 2017 in a brand new format.

11 Jul 2017

Winners announced for the 2017 National Arts Festival Awards
Winners announced for the 2017 National Arts Festival Awards

The Fringe at this years' National Arts Festival saw more than two hundred productions premiere, with the Ovations Awards panel making their way through the festival's theatres to select work that stood out and made audiences stand up.

10 Jul 2017

#YouthMonth: Providing opportunities for young performers, Q&A with Artscape's Marlene Le Roux
#YouthMonth: Providing opportunities for young performers, Q&A with Artscape's Marlene Le Roux

We got in touch with Artscape's CEO, Marlene le Roux to find out how the Youth Month Festival is progressing and how the arts can help uplift young communities.

By Ruth Cooper 26 Jun 2017

Ten reasons to get to the National Arts Festival
Ten reasons to get to the National Arts Festival

Looking for a reason to attend the 2017 National Arts Festival, happening from Thursday, 29 June 2017 - Sunday, 9 July 2017 in Grahamstown? Well here's ten!

14 Jun 2017

Artists the world over head to SA's National Arts Festival
Artists the world over head to SA's National Arts Festival

From 29 June to 9 July, Grahamstown will become the cultural mecca of South Africa when the National Arts Festival draws artists, dancers and musicians from around the world to perform on its stages...

13 Jun 2017

Artscape Youth Jazz Festival celebrates young soloists and their mentors
Artscape Youth Jazz Festival celebrates young soloists and their mentors

Artscape Youth Jazz Festival gives a group of young musicians the opportunity to work with some of SA's top musicians in a 10-week mentorship programme...

9 Jun 2017

King Kong - The Musical comes to the Fugard
King Kong - The Musical comes to the Fugard

The full cast for the Fugard Theatre's production of King Kong - The Musical has been announced and rehearsals commence Monday, 12 June 2017...

8 Jun 2017

Naledi Theatre Awards winners announced
Naledi Theatre Awards winners announced

The musical Annie came out tops at the annual Naledi Theatre Awards by garnering four awards, including,‘Best Production of a Musical'...

7 Jun 2017

What to watch at the Showroom Theatre
What to watch at the Showroom Theatre

If you are looking for world-class entertainment and a well-deserved break, escape to the quaint and cosy Showroom Theatre in Prince Albert in the heart of the Karoo where you can see Elvis Blue, Chris Chameleon, Emile Minnie, Three Tons of Fun and Blacksmith Band and Jenny & the Jameses during June and July.

By Daniel Dercksen 5 Jun 2017

Artscape Theatre plans exciting lineup for Youth Month
Artscape Theatre plans exciting lineup for Youth Month

Artscape plans to host a historic Youth Month celebration, with an exciting lineup, which will run from Saturday, 3 June to Saturday, 15 July ...

17 May 2017

Andre the hilarious hypnotist returns to GrandWest
Andre the hilarious hypnotist returns to GrandWest

Andre the hilarious hypnotist is back at GrandWest at the Roxy bar for a month-long run of shows...

3 May 2017

Gate 69 - a portal to heavenly entertainment
Gate 69 - a portal to heavenly entertainment

If there's one gateway to blissful showbiz, it's the super sumptuous and glamorous Gate 69, a cosy and intimate pleasure palace where Brendan van Rhyn's divine creation Cathy and the Trolley Dollies offers five-star entertainment.

By Daniel Dercksen 10 Apr 2017

2017 National Arts Festival responds to a country in flux
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
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
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
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!
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
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
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

Show more