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Rising through the ranks: Q&A with new manager of The Fugard, Lamees Albertus
Rising through the ranks: Q&A with new manager of The Fugard, Lamees Albertus

As of 1 March 2020, Lamees Albertus will assume the role of general manager and producer of the iconic The Fugard Theatre in Cape Town. We go in touch to chat about her new promotion, plans for The Fugard and supporting the arts...

By Ruth Cooper 1 day ago

What to expect from the Baxter's Zabalaza Theatre Fest
What to expect from the Baxter's Zabalaza Theatre Fest

The Baxter Theatre's Zabalaza Theatre Festival will be held in Cape Town from 7 to 13 March 2020...

17 Feb 2020

Rolex Mentor and Protégé Arts Initiative - a weekend of inspiration
Rolex Mentor and Protégé Arts Initiative - a weekend of inspiration

This past weekend was one of sheer inspiration, witnessing the unique and lasting contribution Rolex is making to culture and the arts by promoting the transmission of knowledge across generations...

By Ann Nurock 13 Feb 2020

And the 55th Fleur du Cap Theatre Awards nominees are...
And the 55th Fleur du Cap Theatre Awards nominees are...

The nominees of the 55th Fleur du Cap Theatre Awards have been announced. The winners will be announced at a gala awards function at The Baxter Theatre in Cape Town on 22 March 2020...

12 Feb 2020

Spike Lee, Phyllida Lloyd, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Carrie Mae Weems named mentors in Rolex Arts Initiative
Spike Lee, Phyllida Lloyd, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Carrie Mae Weems named mentors in Rolex Arts Initiative

Rolex announced the mentors for its 2020-2021 Arts Initiative at the Baxter Theatre Centre in Cape Town...

12 Feb 2020

'Peter Pan on Ice': 1 more reason to never grow up
'Peter Pan on Ice': 1 more reason to never grow up

Somewhere between live streaming, Netflix and adulthood, I think I forgot how to be entertained. Not just distracted but truly entertained. Until Peter Pan on Ice, that is...

By Taryn Springhall 4 Feb 2020

What to expect from the 2020 Rolex Arts Weekend
What to expect from the 2020 Rolex Arts Weekend

The Rolex Arts Weekend will take place at the Baxter Theatre Centre in Cape Town on 8 and 9 February 2020. Over 200 renowned artists and arts leaders are expected to attend the event...

3 Feb 2020

What to watch at the 2020 Cape Town Comedy Fest
What to watch at the 2020 Cape Town Comedy Fest

The Cape Town International Comedy Festival (CTCF) will be held at the Artscape Theatre Centre in the Mother City from 1 to 8 March 2020. The CTCF will host 15 international artists alongside South Africa's funniest comedians...

21 Jan 2020

#FairnessFirst: Renewed call for #TimesUp in the entertainment media industry
#FairnessFirst: Renewed call for #TimesUp in the entertainment media industry

Annual film award season is in full swing, swiftly tailed by the annual hashtags signifying lack of industry diversity. This year, in addition to #OscarsSoWhite there's been a focus on #DirectorsSoMale and renewed call to stand with the #TimesUp movement...

By Leigh Andrews 20 Jan 2020

45 comedians to perform at 2020 Mother City Comedy Fest
45 comedians to perform at 2020 Mother City Comedy Fest

The Mother City Comedy Festival will make its return with more than 45 comedians performing in 40 shows at the Baxter Studio Theatre in Cape Town from 11 to 29 February...

17 Jan 2020

Christina Bianco to bring her Me, Myself & Everyone Else show to SA
Christina Bianco to bring her Me, Myself & Everyone Else show to SA

Internationally-acclaimed New York singer, actress and impressionist Christina Bianco will bring her Me, Myself & Everyone Else show to South Africa in April...

16 Jan 2020

Peter Pan on Ice to tour South Africa
Peter Pan on Ice to tour South Africa

Premier theatrical ice-skating company, The Imperial Ice Stars, will tour South Africa with their brand-new show, Peter Pan on Ice, at the Teatro At Montecasino in Gauteng from the 3 to 11 January and the Artscape Opera House in Cape Town from the 15 January to 2 February 2020...

3 Jan 2020

Q&A with new National Arts Festival CEO Monica Newton
Q&A with new National Arts Festival CEO Monica Newton

Earlier this month, it was announced that Monica Newton would be taking up the role of the new National Arts Festival CEO. We got in touch with her to chat about the evolution of the festival, future plans and how the arts can transform and uplift...

By Ruth Cooper 19 Dec 2019

Rocky Horror Show at the Artscape is more than "a bit of fun"
Rocky Horror Show at the Artscape is more than "a bit of fun"

Richard O'Brien's Rocky Horror Show, currently on at the Artscape Theatre and soon to be moving to Teatro, Montecasino, is the best version of the production we have seen yet says Debbie Hathway...

By Debbie Hathway 18 Dec 2019

Tracy Morgan to tour SA in 2020
Tracy Morgan to tour SA in 2020

Emmy Award-winning actor and comedian Tracy Morgan will present his No Disrespect show at the GrandWest Grand Arena on 29 May 2020, the International Convention Centre in Durban on 30 May 2020 and the Sun Arena at Time Square in Pretoria on 31 May 2020...

18 Dec 2019

AFDA in on the act with a Higher Certificate in Performing Arts for 2020
AFDA in on the act with a Higher Certificate in Performing Arts for 2020

AFDA has announced the introduction of a Higher Certificate in Performing Arts on their Johannesburg, Cape Town and Port Elizabeth campuses...

Issued by AFDA 17 Dec 2019

Maynardville Open-Air Theatre Festival to skip 2020 season
Maynardville Open-Air Theatre Festival to skip 2020 season

The Maynardville Open-Air Theatre Festival will take a break in 2020. The Maynardville Open-Air Theatre in Wynberg, Cape Town has been forced to suspend its 2020 season due to a funding shortfall and increased risk in the current economic climate...

17 Dec 2019

Cape Town City Ballet's 'A Christmas Carol - The Story of Scrooge' is sensational seasonal fare
Cape Town City Ballet's 'A Christmas Carol - The Story of Scrooge' is sensational seasonal fare

A refreshing alternative to The Nutcracker, traditionally staged at this time of year, A Christmas Carol - The Story of Scrooge was brand new for many of us in the opening night audience who remained captivated by the on-stage action throughout...

By Debbie Hathway 17 Dec 2019

#BestofBiz 2019: Lifestyle
#BestofBiz 2019: Lifestyle

We've compiled our annual #BestofBiz 2019 lists across all our industries featuring our most popular articles, most-read contributors and brand press offices with the most views. Discover the most read content on Bizcommunity's Lifestyle & Entertainment site over the past year below...

17 Dec 2019

Calendar Girls at the Masque Theatre is a perfect holiday show
Calendar Girls at the Masque Theatre is a perfect holiday show

This delightful production of Calendar Girls is a perfect choice for the "reboot" initiative that celebrates 60 years of Masque Theatre entertainment.

By Coleen van Staden 13 Dec 2019

Dr John Kani, Siya Kolisi amongst the winners of the inaugural GQ SA Men of the Year Awards
Dr John Kani, Siya Kolisi amongst the winners of the inaugural GQ SA Men of the Year Awards

GQ South Africa recently held its inaugural Men of the Year Awards at the Houghton Hotel in Johannesburg...

5 Dec 2019

I'm infected: Infecting the City is contagious
I'm infected: Infecting the City is contagious

Infecting the City is in full swing in Cape Town city's open spaces and frequently used pedestrian routes. On Tuesday, outside Iziko South African Museum, two events were unfolding simultaneously...

By Michael Britton 21 Nov 2019

Vaslav explores the fine line between genius and insanity
Vaslav explores the fine line between genius and insanity

I saw Vaslav recently and came out of the theatre disturbed and saddened. Not by the performance of Godfrey Johnson, his portrayal of Vaslav Nijinsky or by any other aspect of the production.

By Michael Britton 14 Nov 2019

Paw Patrol Live to tour SA with The Great Pirate Adventure in April 2020
Paw Patrol Live to tour SA with The Great Pirate Adventure in April 2020

Paw Patrol Live will embark on a tour of South Africa in April 2020...

7 Nov 2019

Meet the 2020 Standard Bank Young Artists
Meet the 2020 Standard Bank Young Artists

The 2019 Standard Bank Young Artists are Blessing Ngobeni (visual art), Nthato Mokgata, also known as Spoek Mathambo, (music), Lulu Mlangeni (dance), Jefferson Tshabalala (theatre), and Sisonke Xonti (jazz)...

6 Nov 2019

Disney On Ice celebrates Mickey and Friends comes to SA in June 2020
Disney On Ice celebrates Mickey and Friends comes to SA in June 2020

Disney On Ice celebrates Mickey and Friends will be on show in South Africa for the first time 2020...

31 Oct 2019

'Must-see' Rock of Ages ends this Sunday
'Must-see' Rock of Ages ends this Sunday

"Come on feel the noize!" Broadway's smash hit musical, Rock of Ages, is now on stage, rocking Montecasino's Teatro until this Sunday, 20 October 2019...

Issued by Debra Anne Communications 17 Oct 2019

Know your business inside out with a Biz Office
Know your business inside out with a Biz Office

New expectations of transparency and authenticity in business means things like organisational purpose, brand stories, how your company does things, what it believes in and what it stands for, can all play a part in how your company sees itself and how it is seen by others...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 2 Oct 2019

National Arts Festival appoints Rucera Seethal as its new artistic director
National Arts Festival appoints Rucera Seethal as its new artistic director

The National Arts Festival (NAF) has appointed Rucera Seethal as its new artistic director...

2 Oct 2019

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