Terry Levin
SOUTH AFRICA
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
SOUTH AFRICA
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
SOUTH AFRICA
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
SOUTH AFRICA
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
SOUTH AFRICA
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
SOUTH AFRICA
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
SOUTH AFRICA
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
SOUTH AFRICA
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
SOUTH AFRICA
#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
SOUTH AFRICA
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
SOUTH AFRICA
#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
SOUTH AFRICA
Dynamo: A night of magic and illusion

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Image supplied.
[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
SOUTH AFRICA
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
SOUTH AFRICA
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
SOUTH AFRICA
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
SOUTH AFRICA
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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Martin Myers
SOUTH AFRICA
#MusicExhange: Stuart Taylor

#MusicExhange: Stuart Taylor[Martin Myers] As a consummate funny fellow, Stuart Taylor needs no introduction. I bent his ear last week ahead of his new solo show at the Baxter Theatre to discuss important matters including music, which has become critical in the comedy space. Taylor's answers are both joyous and crisp.

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Martin Myers
SOUTH AFRICA
#MusicExchange: Chantal Stanfield

#MusicExchange: Chantal Stanfield[Martin Myers] Chantal Stanfield is a Cape Town-born actor, singer, dancer, voice-artist and stage and television performer. She graduated with a BA in Theatre and Performance in 2005 from the University of Cape Town. Now she stars in her one-person show, a hilarious comedy...

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Nicci Botha
SOUTH AFRICA
Shakespeare in Love

Shakespeare in Love[Nicci Botha] To borrow from the Bard himself, Shakespeare in Love has all the elements of a comedy of errors...

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Ruth Cooper
Ruth Cooper
Savanna Comics' Choice Awards

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.

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