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Abdullah Ibrahim in Four Solo Performances at the Fugard Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2016

Following a sold out performance at the Fugard Theatre earlier this year, Eric Abraham and the Fugard Theatre present four solo piano concerts by global music icon and South African legend Abdullah Ibrahim. (more...)

BWW Review: The Fugard's CLYBOURNE PARK a 'Woke' Look at White Privilege and Gentrification
by David Fick - Sep 19, 2016

The Fugard Theatre's production of CLYBOURNE PARK arrives at a time when South Africa is caught up in Archibald MacLeish's idea of 'the play without the play,' a world in which the gentrification trend and the problems caused by white privilege denialism intersect. (more...)

THE FALL Shares the Experiences of Seven Recent UCT Graduates During #RhodesMustFall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2016

THE FALL, a brand new production at the Baxter this October, shares the experiences of seven recent UCT graduates during the #RhodesMustFall and subsequent student movements. (more...)

2016 Baxter Dance Festival Opens 6 October in Cape Town
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2016

The 2016 Baxter Dance Festival opens in Cape Town this October, with the 40th anniversary revival of Alfred Hinkel's acclaimed BOLERO and John Linden's PROS AND CONS OF HITCHHIKING, in a programme that showcases 65 works over 10 days. (more...)

2016 Baxter Dance Festival Opens With Acclaimed BOLERO, Oct. 6 - Oct. 15
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2016

With 65 choreographic works on this year's line-up, the 2016 Baxter Dance Festival is poised to excite and entertain any dance lover or enthusiast, with a wide variety of genres and styles, at the Baxter Theatre from 6 to 15 October. (more...)

West End and Broadway Hit THE FATHER to Make South African Premiere at The Fugard
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2016

The Tony- and Olivier Award-winning Broadway and West End hit, Florian Zeller's THE FATHER, translated from the French by Christopher Hampton, is set to have its South African premiere at The Fugard Studio Theatre. (more...)

Short Afrikaans season at the Baxter with Wessel Pretorius in DIE ONTELBARE 48 and Antoinette Kellermann in AS DIE BROEK PAS
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2016

The award-winning Wessel Pretorius in Die Ontelbare 48 and Antoinette Kellerman in As Die Broek Pas make up the Baxter's Afrikaans season this October and November (more...)

LGBT Drama FIRE SONG to Be Released on DVD & VOD 11/8
by Movies News Desk - Oct 10, 2016

FIRE SONG will be released in the U.S. via Wolfe Video on November 8th on DVD / VOD: across all digital platforms including iTunes, Vimeo On Demand, and, and will be on DVD via Wolfe Video and many major retailers. (more...)

Kendrick, Midler & More Theater Stars React to Second Presidential Debate on Twitter
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2016

Upon the opening of the meeting of the candidates last night, Donald Trump apologized for his 2005 comments, but continued to insist that his words were merely 'locker room talk.' Stars of stage and screen quickly turned to Twitter to react to Trump's debate performance. Check out some of our favorite tweets below: (more...)

IsiXhosa Drama AMATHAF'ENTANDABUZO to Play the Baxter Theatre this May
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2016

AMATHAF'ENTANDABUZO, an intriguing and passionate isiXhosa drama, will be performed at the Baxter for a short season this May. (more...)

Tony, Olivier and Pulitzer winner CLYBOURNE PARK to Play the Fugard Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2016

Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Drama (2011), the Olivier Award for Best New Play (2011) and the Tony Award for Best Play (2012), Bruce Norris's acclaimed black (and white) comedy CLYBOURNE PARK is set to have its South African premiere at the Fugard Theatre this year. (more...)

BWW Review: Mongiwekhaya's I SEE YOU / NGIYAKUBONA / EK SIEN JOU / NDIYAKUBONA Negotiates Essential South African Territory
by David Fick - May 18, 2016

Mongiwekhaya's I SEE YOU / NGIYAKUBONA / EK SIEN JOU / NDIYAKUBONA places the issue of reconciliation within and between black communities within the wider context of South Africa's fractured rainbow nation - an image that was perhaps more idealistic than true. (more...)

DISTRICT SIX - KANALA Extends Run at The Fugard Theatre Through July
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2016

Owing to popular demand and after an extraordinary run thus far, the Eric Abraham and Fugard Theatre production of DISTRICT SIX - KANALA, David Kramer's brand new musical tribute, has now been extended to 3 July 2016, which will also be the official closing date of the show. (more...)

BWW Review: Van Vuuren Makes LIFE a Laugh-a-minute Affair at the Baxter Theatre's Golden Arrow Studio
by David Fick - May 11, 2016

Rob van Vuuren's LIFE is a side-splitting observation of the way we live today. Van Vuuren is uproariously funny, landing the many laughs that he sets up with his particularly distinctive flair. But watch out if you're seated in the first few rows... (more...)

BEAUTIFUL: THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL Heading Down Under Next Spring; Rebecca LaChance to Star?
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2016

BroadwayWorld is excited to report that the multi award-winning Broadway hit musical Beautiful: The Carole King Musical will make its Australian premiere at a newly refurbished Sydney Lyric Theatre from September 2017. (more...)

Checkers & Rally's Partners With Buxton to Identify Restaurant Growth Opportunities
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2016

FORT WORTH, Texas, March 8, 2016 /PRNewswire/ Checkers Drive-In Restaurants, Inc., an iconic and innovative drive-thru restaurant chain known for its 'Crazy Good Food,' exceptional value and people-first attitude, has partnered with Buxton to identify growth opportunities for Checkers & Rally's restaurants across the United States. The company, which operates and franchises both Checkers and Rally's restaurants, currently has more than 800 restaurants. (more...)

Park Lane Ala Moana Hosts Private Event Featuring Artist Fumiya Fujii
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2016

Fumiya Fujii is internationally known for his work in pop and rock, breaking records as a vocalist for musical group The Checkers and as a solo artist. "We're thrilled Mr. Fujii accepted our invitation to perform tonight at this incredible venue," said Park Lane co-developer Alana Kobayashi Pakkala. "To have someone as acclaimed as Mr. Fujii with us tonight has really brought something special to the experience." (more...)

VIDEO: Donald Trump Contradicts Himself About Negative Ad Within Minutes On Live TV
by - Mar 17, 2016

GOP front-runner Donald Trump told NBC's TODAY that he hadn’t seen a new ad scrutinizing statements he’s made about women only moments after he told another morning show that he had viewed the ad. (more...)

The Pearl to Present Mark Shanahan's THE DINGDONG
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2016

The Pearl Theatre Company is pleased to present the world premiere of The Dingdong, Mark Shanahan's adaptation of French farceur Georges Feydeau's Le Dindon. Directed by The Pearl Theatre's Artistic Director Hal Brooks, The Dindong follows the misadventures of one madcap night in a Paris Hotel, dancing us into a world where opening the wrong door in the dark of night leads to mayhem, laughter and, maybe, a few home truths about the secrets to a happy marriage. The production runs April 5-May 15 and features five actors taking on multiple roles in this breezy comedy full of romance, lust and theatricality.  (more...)

World Premiere for Lara Foot's THE INCONVENIENCE OF WINGS at the National Arts Festival, with Baxter Season to Follow
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2016

Acclaimed writer and director Lara Foot's latest play, THE INCONVENIENCE OF WINGS, brings bipolar disorder and friendships into the spotlight. The world premiere of the play takes place at the National Arts Festival in Grahamstown, after which a season at the Baxter Theatre in Cape Town follows. (more...)

KAROO MOOSE Set to Return to South African Stages at the National Arts Festival and the Baxter Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2016

Originally commissioned by ABSA Aardklop Festival and first performed at the ABSA Aardklop Festival in October 2007, KAROO MOOSE will return to South African stages as a part of the 2016 National Arts Festival's showcase of work by its 2016 Featured Artist, Lara Foot. A season at the Baxter Theatre in Cape Town follows. (more...)

Wolfe Releasing Acquires Gay Coming-of-Age Family Drama AKRON
by TV News Desk - Jun 17, 2016

Wolfe Releasing announced today that it has acquired gay coming-of-age family drama AKRON, ahead of its upcoming screenings at the Frameline LGBTQ Film Festival. (more...)

Musical Adaptation of A MAN OF GOOD HOPE to Play the Baxter Theatre's Flipside Venue
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2016

The Young Vic is teaming up with the Royal Opera House, the Repons Foundation and the Isango Ensemble to bring a musical inspired by one refugee's true story to the Baxter Theatre Centre's Flipside venue this August. A MAN OF GOOD HOPE is based on the book by Jonny Steinberg and has been adapted for the stage by the Isango Ensemble under the direction of Mark Dornford-May. (more...)

The Royal Players to Stage YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU This August
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2016

The Royal Players end their 2015-16 season with its production of the classic Moss Hart-George S. Kaufman comedy 'You Can't Take It with You' August 11-14 and 18-21, at the Royal Theater in Benton. (more...)

Julie Halston, Josh Radnor, Elizabeth Reaser and More to Lead Lincoln Center Theater's THE BABYLON LINE
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2016

Lincoln Center Theater has announced that it will produce Richard Greenberg's new play THE BABYLON LINE this fall in the Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater (150 West 65th Street). (more...)

Startling and Intimate THE INCONVENIENCE OF WINGS a Triumph for Lara Foot at the Baxter Theatre Centre
by David Fick - Jul 18, 2016

Lara Foot's latest play, THE INCONVENIENCE OF WINGS, has been seven years in the making. Since Foot started dreaming up this startling, intimate tale about the challenges of living with a mental disorder, both as a patient and a caregiver, this play achieving the same rich fulfilment of the promise that Foot's first original play, TSHEPANG, embodied in 2003. (more...)

Harbourfront Centre to Kick Off SHIELD TO SHORE Festival This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2016

Harbourfront Centre is excited to present the inaugural Shield To Shore Festival, showcasing the cultural riches of the St. Lawrence River corridor, from Ontario to Atlantic Canada, July 22-24. (more...)

Kaminski Auctions Features Harold "Harry" Everson of Marblehead, Massachusetts
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2016

Kaminski Auctions 2016 auction schedule kicks off with an Unreserved Estate Auction on January 17th, 2016. The auction features an extensive collection of fine art collected over a lifetime from the estate of Harold 'Harry' Everson of Marblehead, Massachusetts. There is also a selection of Twentieth Century and Modern items featured in the sale. (more...)

Third Installment of 'Growth' Trilogy, ADAGIO FOR A HACKED LIFE, Comes to the Baxter, 2/17
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2016

ADAGIO FOR A HACKED LIFE is the third and final instalment in the highly acclaimed 'Growth' trilogy - a collaboration between the Baxter Theatre Centre and Sweden's Scenkonst Sörmland - and culminates with a short season at the Baxter Flipside. (more...)

Seattle's 'Best' Happy Hour to Bring Games, Food, Drink & More to the Armory in 2016
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2016

Seattle's Best Damn Happy Hour, a monthly program presented by Seattle Center Productions, offers new reasons to be happy. The third Thursday gatherings in 2016 offer a wide range of competitions, art-related endeavors and participatory activities that supplement an array of great gaming, DJ-spun music, specialty drinks and food specials prepared by Armory merchants, 5 p.m. - 8 p.m., the third Thursday of each month in Seattle Center Armory. (more...)

HOW TO WIN AT CHECKERS (EVERY TIME) to Debut Across All Digital Platforms, 2l2
by TV News Desk - Jan 11, 2016

HOW TO WIN AT Checkers (EVERY TIME) debuts Feb 2, 2016 across all digital platforms including iTunes, Vimeo On Demand, and, and will also be available same date on DVD via Wolfe Video and many major retailers. (more...)

A DOLL'S HOUSE to Play the Baxter in March
by BWW News Desk - Feb 29, 2016

Henrik Ibsen's all-time classic play, A DOLL'S HOUSE, adapted and directed by one of South Africa's  most exciting young directors, Standard Bank Young Artist winner Christiaan Olwagen, comes to the Baxter Theatre stage for a short season. It will be performed from 15 to 24 March at 8pm with matinees at 2pm and schools performances at 11am. (more...)

BWW Recap: Liza and Josh Come to a Head, Cheryl Sussman Returns on YOUNGER
by Matt Smith - Feb 24, 2016

Hello, YOUNGER-ians! Hope you've had a great week, and are ready dive into our weekly YOUNGER recap. This week is chock-full of action, offering some rocky twists and turns for two of our three main couples, a(nother) potential book deal for Millennial, and guest spots from not one, but two (yes, two!!) of Broadway's best!! Intrigued? Well, after that short description, why wouldn't you be? (Lolz). Onward with the recap!  (more...)

Marlene le Roux Appointed Chief Executive Officer of Artscape Theatre Centre
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2015

History has been made as Marlene le Roux takes on the challenging role of Chief Executive Officer of the Artscape Theatre Centre. She is the first woman and black person to fill this role since its inception in 1971. (more...)

International Drama HOW TO WIN AT CHECKERS Coming to DVD/VOD 2/2
by Movies News Desk - Dec 28, 2015

Wolfe Video's acclaimed international drama HOW TO WIN AT Checkers (EVERY TIME) will be released on DVD and VOD on February 2, 2016. (more...)

Baxter Theatre Gears Up for its Annual New Year's Eve Celebration
by BWW News Desk - Dec 23, 2015

The festive fun is in full swing at the Baxter this summer as the theatre gears up for its New Year's Eve bash. (more...)

Fugard Theatre to Present Musical Tribute DISTRICT SIX – KANALA in 2016
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2015

Eric Abraham and the Fugard Theatre will present a musical tribute - DISTRICT SIX - KANALA, created and directed by David Kramer - to mark the 50th anniversary of the destruction of District Six. (more...)

BWW Reviews: BANGALORY'S BACK with a Bang at the Baxter
by David Fick - Dec 18, 2015

A revival of the iconic South African children's television show, BANGALORY TIME, adults are able to bring their children and grandchildren to enjoy fondly BANGALORY'S BACK and create some new fans at the same time. (more...)

Festive Season in Full Swing - with Knock-out New Year's Eve Party Planned - at the Baxter Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2015

The festive season is in full swing at the Baxter Theatre, with fun for the whole family, great shows to choose from, and a knock-out New Year's Eve party to herald in 2016! (more...)

Broadway Hit A STEADY RAIN Slated for the Fugard Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2016

The acclaimed production of Keith Huff's award-winning Broadway hit A Steady Rain transfers to the Fugard Studio Theatre, following a sold out season at the Alexander Bar, from 4 to 29 October. (more...)

Jennifer Garvey-Blackwell to Depart Vineyard Theatre as Executive Producer
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2016

Vineyard Theatre, one of the nation's leading nonprofit theatre companies has announced today that Executive Producer/CEO Jennifer Garvey-Blackwell, who has been a key member of the company's leadership team for almost 20 years, has decided to depart at the end of September 2016 to pursue new career opportunities. (more...)

Ventriloquist Conrad Koch Brings His New Comedy Show to The Baxter
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2016

Ventriloquist Conrad Koch set to let out his inner puppet in his brand new show, PUPPET GUY, at the Baxter Theatre. (more...)

Encore Run for REMEMBERING THE LUX at the Baxter Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2016

Alistair izobell's hit production REMEMBERING THE LUX is back by popular demand and returns to the Baxter Theatre for a limited season. (more...)

Mongiwekhaya's I SEE YOU to Open at Fugard Studio in May
by BWW News Desk - Apr 8, 2016

Hot off its premiere at The Royal Court, London and Market Theatre run, South African Mongiwekhaya's latest play, I See You will open at the Fugard Studio Theatre on May 5 and run until 28 May. (more...)

Check Out Quotables from TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON 3/28 - 4/1
by TV News Desk - Apr 5, 2016

Below, check out quotables from NBC's THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON - March 28 – April 1 (more...)

Best of Zabalaza Production TIP-EX to Play Short April Season at the Baxter Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2016

The Baxter's Best of the Zabalaza Theatre Festival production winner for 2016, Lauren Hannie's TIP-EX, will be staged at the Baxter Golden Arrow Studio for a short season from 12 to 23 April at 7.30pm nightly, following its recent success at the annual festival. (more...)

Valpak Hires New Franchise Sales Director
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2016


NYC-Set Drama THOSE PEOPLE Opens at Cinema Village This May
by TV News Desk - Apr 13, 2016

THOSE PEOPLE presents a complicated gay love triangle, brimming with erotic tension, and opens a fascinating window into upper crust, young Manhattanites struggling to find themselves amidst a myriad of moral, emotional, and erotic choices. (more...)

New Stand-up Comedy Show Sees Rob van Vuuren's Take On LIFE at the Baxter
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2016

LIFE, directed by Tara Notcutt, is the new stand-up comedy show from multi-award winning comedian Rob van Vuuren that will run at the Baxter Golden Arrow Studio from the 3 to 28 May 2016. (more...)

Boston Theater Marathon XVIII to be Held in May
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2016

Boston Playwrights' Theatre (BPT) presents the 18th annual Boston Theater Marathon and the eighth year of The Warm-Up Laps. This year's Boston Theater Marathon features 50 ten-minute plays, by 52 New England playwrights, produced by 50 New England theatres in ten hours. (more...)

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