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One hell of a show

Following his award-winning performance over a decade ago, Graham Clarke revives his role in The Devil and Billy Markham.

By Eugene Yiga 14 Apr 2014 11:07


Coming up for air

Graham Russell, singer-songwriter and guitarist in soft rock duo Air Supply, chats about Rod Stewart and paths in the jungle.

By Eugene Yiga 11 Apr 2014 10:10


Holding out for a hero

Ahead of its run at the National Arts Festival in Grahamstown, a new story about an everyday hero premieres at Cape Town's Kalk Bay Theatre.

By Eugene Yiga 10 Apr 2014 16:23


The gods must be happy

A shared love of food brought Agnes and Jonny together. The very same love has also made their restaurant, Manna Epicure ("heavenly food"), such a success.

By Eugene Yiga 31 Mar 2014 09:50


East meets best

If you can't stand the heat, get out of the kitchen. Unless we're talking about Chef Pon's Asian Kitchen, in which case I suggest you come right in!

By Eugene Yiga 27 Mar 2014 09:53


Where angels love to tread

Following the successful staging of The Quartet exactly two years ago, Cape Town's Theatre on the Bay once again presents a production straight from the West End.

By Eugene Yiga 24 Mar 2014 12:17


Prison drama steals the show

The 49th Annual Fleur du Cap Theatre Awards took place at Cape Town's Baxter Theatre on Sunday, 16 March 2014.

By Eugene Yiga 18 Mar 2014 14:04


Music to my ears

Following a string of successful musicals in Cape Town last year, 2014 begins on a high note with The Sound of Music.

By Eugene Yiga 17 Mar 2014 11:16


Roses are red

Following the recent success of A Certain Lady, Cape Town's Alexander Bar presents Rose Red, a reimagining of the fairy tale Snow White, as told from the perspective of the Evil Queen.

By Eugene Yiga 14 Mar 2014 10:48


Hitting the right note

Award-winning performer Jonathan Roxmouth pays tribute to Liberace in Call Me Lee, a new concert biography of the musical icon's life.

By Eugene Yiga 12 Mar 2014 10:20


Murder she wrote

After last year's sold-out five-week workshop run at The Hampstead Downstairs - and before it returns to London this May - local audiences can experience powerful theatre in a new play about apartheid assassin Eugene "Prime Evil" de Kock.

By Eugene Yiga 10 Mar 2014 09:35


Sing your heart out

Bianca le Grange, currently starring in the South African staging of Blood Brothers, was nominated for a Fleur du Cap Theatre Award this week. Here's what she had to say about the news.

By Eugene Yiga 28 Feb 2014 10:25


Baxter Theatre tops award nominations

The 49th annual Fleur du Cap Theatre Awards take place on Sunday 16 March. The Baxter Theatre (this year's host) received 30 nominations:

By Eugene Yiga 25 Feb 2014 10:22


Dark and lovely

A new one-woman show based on the short stories of American writer and satirist Dorothy Parker is now showing at Cape Town's Alexander Bar. A Certain Lady is directed by Greg Karvellas and is darkly humorous, much like his outstanding work in The Frontiersmen and Champ.

By Eugene Yiga 24 Feb 2014 10:35


Home is where the heartache is

Cape Town's Baxter Theatre kicks off 2014 with two award-winning plays that explore what it means to find your home in the world.

By Eugene Yiga 21 Feb 2014 09:21


Sizzle and steak

Chinese philosopher Wu-men once said that if your mind isn't clouded by unnecessary things, then this is the happiest season of your life. I couldn't agree more.

By Eugene Yiga 20 Feb 2014 11:15


West End musical becomes local hit

Thirty years after Blood Brothers made its debut, director David Kramer's adaptation became one of the theatrical highlights of 2013. Kramer first saw the Olivier Award-winning musical in the 1980s and was impressed by its emotional impact.

By Eugene Yiga 10 Feb 2014 09:29


Waxing lyrical

Mental illness is a serious problem. So serious, in fact, that at some point in our lives, one in four of us is likely to be affected. What can we do? For a start, you can bring three friends to see US-born comedian and TV presenter Ruby Wax in Sane New World, her one-woman show now playing at Cape Town's Theatre on the Bay.

By Eugene Yiga 4 Feb 2014 09:46


If koeks could kill

I love a good television crime drama but what if the show went one step further? What if the murderer was sitting next to you or what if the next victim was you? That is the premise of 'To Kill a Koeksister', an interactive murder mystery comedy at Cape Town's Kalk Bay Theatre until 25 January 2014.

By Eugene Yiga 13 Jan 2014 12:27


Korean barbeque gets African twist

My first visit to Galbi almost didn't happen. Even though the restaurant is visible from Long Street, actually getting inside it required navigating through a back alley and past some shops in an obscure Cape Town mall.

By Eugene Yiga 9 Dec 2013 09:59