Paul du Toit chats new play The Unlikely Secret Agent - on at The Drama Factory
Paul du Toit chats new play The Unlikely Secret Agent - on at The Drama Factory

The Unlikely Secret Agent will be staged at The Drama Factory in Somerset West, Cape Town from 10 to 20 June 2021. Daniel Dercksen chats to writer, actor and director Paul du Toit.

By Daniel Dercksen 7 Jun 2021

Q&A with Kiss of the Spider Woman director, Sylvaine Strike and cast
Q&A with Kiss of the Spider Woman director, Sylvaine Strike and cast

Celebrating the return to live theatre in South Africa, Marcel Puig's extraordinary play Kiss of the Spider Woman, directed by the multi-award-winning Sylvaine Strike, is on at The Baxter Golden's Arrow Studio in Cape Town from 5 to 19 June 2021. Due to new Covid-19 restrictions this play has now been postponed.

By Daniel Dercksen 2 Jun 2021

#StartupStory: Scaffold aims to promote queer creators and culture in South Africa
#StartupStory: Scaffold aims to promote queer creators and culture in South Africa

With over ten years of experience in the media industry producing successful television shows, directing award-winning theatre productions and creating editorial content, Gary Hartley has created Scaffold, a platform for queer creators and culture...

By Evan-Lee Courie 27 Jan 2021

This week's free opera streams from the Met Opera
This week's free opera streams from the Met Opera

This weekend of free opera streams from the Met Opera celebrates Verdi with performances of his most beloved works...

By Daniel Dercksen 27 Aug 2020

Cyberspace is alive with the sound of music with more free opera streamings from the Met Opera
Cyberspace is alive with the sound of music with more free opera streamings from the Met Opera

Catch these free music and opera streamings from the Met Opera this weekend...

By Daniel Dercksen 14 Aug 2020

Free musical and opera streamings this weekend
Free musical and opera streamings this weekend

Add some music to your entertainment menu with free streamings from New York's celebrated Lincoln Centre and Met Opera...

By Daniel Dercksen 7 Aug 2020

New online ballet and opera productions to stream this weekend
New online ballet and opera productions to stream this weekend

Snuggle up in the comfort of your home with a feast of new free ballet and opera streamings...

By Daniel Dercksen 31 Jul 2020

Warm up your winter blues with free opera, ballet and theatre streamings
Warm up your winter blues with free opera, ballet and theatre streamings

Here are some free opera, ballet and theatre streamings you can catch during these wintery lockdown times...

By Daniel Dercksen 9 Jul 2020

Theatre, opera and ballet streamings to watch this weekend
Theatre, opera and ballet streamings to watch this weekend

Stream opera, theatre and ballet content online from your home while theatres are closed...

By Daniel Dercksen 3 Jul 2020

Theatre, opera and musical streamings to watch this weekend
Theatre, opera and musical streamings to watch this weekend

There's an abundance of live theatre, opera and musical streamings that you can watch in the comfort of your home...

By Daniel Dercksen 26 Jun 2020

Free ballet, opera and theatre screenings you can catch online
Free ballet, opera and theatre screenings you can catch online

Here's a list of free online ballet, opera and theatre screenings you can stream while you continue social distancing during the Level 3 lockdown...

By Daniel Dercksen 10 Jun 2020

#StartupStory: Hope Project SA offers performers a ray of light
#StartupStory: Hope Project SA offers performers a ray of light

The Hope Project SA is a non-profit organisation that's building a community creating job opportunities and relief for artists and crew members who find themselves in dire financial trouble during our current economic climate...

By Evan-Lee Courie 27 May 2020

Enjoy a feast of free National Theatre and Met Opera streamings during lockdown
Enjoy a feast of free National Theatre and Met Opera streamings during lockdown

If you are looking for world-class entertainment in the comfort and safety of your house during the lockdown, you can indulge in daily free streamings from the National Theatre in London and the Met Opera in New York...

By Daniel Dercksen 8 May 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

'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

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

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

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

Cape Town City Ballet's Sleeping Beauty opens to rapturous applause
Cape Town City Ballet's Sleeping Beauty opens to rapturous applause

Cape Town City Ballet's (CTCB) much-anticipated production of Sleeping Beauty opened to a full house at the Artscape Opera House in Cape Town at the weekend...

By Debbie Hathway 19 Aug 2019

Catch the last of local Simon & Garfunkel tribute at Theatre On The Bay
Catch the last of local Simon & Garfunkel tribute at Theatre On The Bay

Here's to You honours the work of Paul Simon and Art Garfunkel at Theatre On The Bay until 17 August 2019 with a programme of well-loved and lesser-known songs...

By Debbie Hathway 15 Aug 2019

Burn the Floor in SA. Now, that's entertainment!
Burn the Floor in SA. Now, that's entertainment!

Fuelled from the start by producer Harley Medcalf's vision and the enormous talents of directors and choreographers Burn the Floor has delighted fans of the ballroom and Latin-American dance genres since 1999...

By Debbie Hathway 14 Aug 2019

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