Debbie Hathway
Figure Of 8 Dance Collective's Wag (Waiting) is all about soul

Figure Of 8 Dance Collective's Wag (Waiting) is all about soul[Debbie Hathway] Figure Of 8 Dance Collective's Wag (Waiting) is currently on at the Baxter Theatre in Cape Town...

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Ruth Cooper
Kinky Boots delivers with camp and heart

Kinky Boots delivers with camp and heart[Ruth Cooper] Eric Abraham and the Fugard Theatre's production of Kinky Boots is a fast-paced, stiletto-strutting campy romp with a whole lot of heart at its core and a sweet message at the forefront...

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Debbie Hathway
Opening night success for Cape Town City Ballet's Amaranth

Opening night success for Cape Town City Ballet's Amaranth[Debbie Hathway] Because I don't see the point in writing about something without passion and honesty, it was with equal parts excitement and trepidation that I prepared for the much-anticipated opening night of Amaranth, the first triple bill presented by Cape Town City Ballet under new CEO Debbie Turner...

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Debbie Hathway
Choreographer Christopher L Huggins chats new ballet Amaranth

Choreographer Christopher L Huggins chats new ballet Amaranth[Debbie Hathway] Dance fans are in for a treat when Cape Town City Ballet's Amaranth opens on Saturday, 22 June 2019. We talk to choreographer Christopher L Huggins about his work included in the triple bill...

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Terry Levin
John Kani's Kunene and the King is a triumph and a privilege

John Kani's Kunene and the King is a triumph and a privilege[Terry Levin] Following the 2019 premiere at the Royal Shakespeare Company's Swan Theatre in Stratford-upon-Avon, Kunene and the King opened in Cape Town at the Fugard Theatre on 30 April 2019...

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Ruth Cooper
Chicago delivers with sex, scandal and all that jazz

Chicago delivers with sex, scandal and all that jazz[Ruth Cooper] The South African production of the ever-popular award-winning Broadway and West End musical hit Chicago is currently razzle-dazzling at the Artscape in Cape Town till the 14 April, before shimmying on over to Montecasino's Teatro in Johannesburg from 20 April to 26 May 2019...

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Debbie Hathway
Prepare to be moved by Mooi Genoeg om Engels te Praat

Prepare to be moved by Mooi Genoeg om Engels te Praat[Debbie Hathway] Growing up in the apartheid era my experience had been mainly classical ballet and modern dance and I had seldom seen dancers of colour performing anything other than traditional dance...

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Juanita Pienaar
Nik Rabinowitz is dry but you can laugh though

Nik Rabinowitz is dry but you can laugh though[Juanita Pienaar] Stand-up comedian Nik Rabinowitz is known for his clever wit and fast-paced routines. And so it was when we went to watch his latest show, Dry White currently showing at the Baxter until 12 January...

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Debbie Hathway
Thought-provoking musical Langarm ticks all the right boxes

Thought-provoking musical Langarm ticks all the right boxes[Debbie Hathway] Debbie Hathway reviews Langarm - produced and presented by Eric Abraham and The Fugard Theatre, written and directed by David Kramer, with musical arrangements by Charl-Johan Lingenfelder, and choreographed by Grant van Ster...

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Debbie Hathway
A memorable tribute to a dance legend

A memorable tribute to a dance legend[Debbie Hathway] Debbie Hathway reviews A Tribute to Mignon Furman, presented by Gilbert Mayer, star of the Paris Opera Ballet at the Artscape Theatre...

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Juanita Pienaar
Chris Tucker tickles our funny bones as he tours SA

Chris Tucker, live at the GrandWest Arena in Cape Town. © Lance Peterson.
Chris Tucker, live at the GrandWest Arena in Cape Town. © Lance Peterson.
[Juanita Pienaar] American actor and stand-up comedian Chris Tucker toured South Africa last week with his new comedy show. Juanita Pienaar attended the Cape Town event and shares what she enjoyed most...

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Debbie Hathway
5 highlights from the 2018 Baxter Dance Festival

5 highlights from the 2018 Baxter Dance Festival[Debbie Hathway] Debbie Hathway reports on the impactful and recently concluded 14th annual Baxter Dance Festival curated by artistic director Nicolette Moses...

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Martin Myers
#MusicExchange: Siphokazi Jonas

#MusicExchange: Siphokazi Jonas[Martin Myers] Following the success of her Wrestling With Dawn production in late 2015, and 2016's sold-out masterpiece Around The Fire...

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Taryn Springhall
Disney On Ice, Parenting on Point

Disney On Ice, Parenting on Point[Taryn Springhall] One of the joys of parenting is seeing your child happy. Seeing them sit still for 40 whole minutes is the other joy...

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Martin Myers
#BehindTheCurtain: Q&A with comedian Alan Committie

#BehindTheCurtain: Q&A with comedian Alan Committie[Martin Myers] Alan Committie, the star of Defending the Caveman, comes to the Baxter Flipside from 29 May to 16 June 2018, with a brand-new, hilarious exploration of the battle of the sexes (and the exes) called Love Factually.

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Juanita Pienaar
Dynamo: A night of magic and illusion

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[Juanita Pienaar] Illusionist, Dynamo's first show in Cape Town at the Grand West Arena left me and thousands of people in awe as he both read and blew our minds...

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Terry Levin
Fugard Theatre celebrates Athol Fugard's 85th birthday with The Road to Mecca

Fugard Theatre celebrates Athol Fugard's 85th birthday with The Road to Mecca[Terry Levin] As a serial visitor to Nieu Bethesda and the Owl House, I have a more than a subjective interest in The Road to Mecca, the 1984 play by Athol Fugard, currently making its maiden performance at the iconic Cape Town theatre which bears his name.

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Martin Myers
Q&A with Puppet Guy Conrad Koch

Q&A with Puppet Guy Conrad Koch[Martin Myers] Top South African ventriloquist and award-winning performer Conrad Koch is back at The Baxter Theatre in Cape Town from 3-14 April 2018 in a brand new show Puppet Guy along with his famous puppet comrade Chester Missing.

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Ruth Cooper
Mind baffling magic from The Illusionists

Mind baffling magic from The Illusionists[Ruth Cooper] Do you believe in magic? This was a question often asked by David Williamson aka The Trickster and one of the performers from the smash hit show The Illusionists on opening night at Grandwest Casino.

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Eugene Yiga
Co-director Khayelihle Dominique Gumede on Tsotsi: The Musical

Co-director Khayelihle Dominique Gumede on Tsotsi: The Musical[Eugene Yiga] Cape Town Opera is set to debut a new musical based on Tsotsi.

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