FATHER FATHER FATHER at Alexander Upstairs Theatre FATHER FATHER FATHER at Alexander Upstairs Theatre
by BWW News Desk on July 25, 2016

Award winning Father, Father. Father! is a devised theatre piece created by Roberto Pombo, Joni Barnard and Racheal Neary, directed by Toni Morkel. The show follows the story of three sister, locked i... (more...)
GRIMOIRE OF HORRORS II at Alexander Upstairs Theatre GRIMOIRE OF HORRORS II at Alexander Upstairs Theatre
by BWW News Desk on July 25, 2016

Hear ye! Prepare yourselves for a magical storytelling journey into the twisted minds of Oh, Cruel Fate! The show will be a collaboration of projected visuals, atmospheric lighting, done by Critical M... (more...)
HELLO & WELCOME... at Alexander Upstairs Theatre HELLO & WELCOME... at Alexander Upstairs Theatre
by BWW News Desk on July 25, 2016

From the minds of two of Cape Towns sketchiest broads, Jessica Munna and Tamith Hattingh. Mother City Sketch Show returns to the Alexander bar with its latest creation: Hello & Welcome... A two woman ... (more...)
Artscape Selects 13 Plays From Western Cape Schools for High School Drama Festival Artscape Selects 13 Plays From Western Cape Schools for High School Drama Festival
by BWW News Desk on July 19, 2016

Artscape is delighted to announce the 13 competition finalists from the most recently held High School Drama Mini Festivals that witnessed the participation of 36 schools across the Western Cape Provi... (more...)
Startling and Intimate THE INCONVENIENCE OF WINGS a Triumph for Lara Foot at the Baxter Theatre Centre Startling and Intimate THE INCONVENIENCE OF WINGS a Triumph for Lara Foot at the Baxter Theatre Centre
by David Fick on July 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 disor... (more...)
ANGELS ON HORSEBACK: RELOADED Set to Play At Alexander Upstairs ANGELS ON HORSEBACK: RELOADED Set to Play At Alexander Upstairs
by BWW News Desk on July 15, 2016

Cape Town 's favourite rude, raunchy and rocking country cabaret will be reborn when ANGELS ON HORSEBACK: RELOADED opens at the Alexander Bar's Upstairs Theatre later this month.... (more...)
TO STAND SOMEWHERE To Play the Alexander Upstairs TO STAND SOMEWHERE To Play the Alexander Upstairs
by BWW News Desk on July 15, 2016

TO STAND SOMEWHERE is an hour-long solo storytelling piece, written and performed by Ter Hollmann and directed by Moses D. Rasekele. The production will be performed at the Alexander Bar's Upstairs Th... (more...)
New Musical Theatre Presentation SOME DAYS to Play at Alexander Upstairs New Musical Theatre Presentation SOME DAYS to Play at Alexander Upstairs
by BWW News Desk on July 15, 2016

A new 50-minute musical theatre piece, SOME DAYS, will premiere at the Alexander Bar's Upstairs Theatre this July.... (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top 10 Stories This Week Around the Broadway World - 7/15; SEUSSICAL at Music Circus, GREY GARDENS at Ahmanson and More! Regional Roundup: Top 10 Stories This Week Around the Broadway World - 7/15; SEUSSICAL at Music Circus, GREY GARDENS at Ahmanson and More!
by BWW Special Coverage on July 15, 2016

This week, we go around our Broadway World to feature stories in Boston, Sacramento, Los Angeles and more. Check out our top 10 stories around our Broadway World below, which include THE MUSIC MAN at ... (more...)
Ashraf Johaardien Named as New National Arts Festival Executive Producer Ashraf Johaardien Named as New National Arts Festival Executive Producer
by BWW News Desk on July 14, 2016

Playwright and Arts Administrator Ashraf Johaardien has been appointed as the Executive Producer of the National Arts Festival, a newly created role aimed at taking South Africa's premier arts event b... (more...)
BWW Blog: 11 Ways to Make More Amazing! National Arts Festival Days BWW Blog: 11 Ways to Make More Amazing! National Arts Festival Days
by David Fick on July 14, 2016

With the National Arts Festival having come to a close, many people are reflecting on what they took away from their experiences in Grahamstown over the past two weeks. I have based my observations on... (more...)
NOBODY'S DIED LAUGHING: A JOURNEY WITH PIETER-DIRK UYS Hits Cinemas from 29 July NOBODY'S DIED LAUGHING: A JOURNEY WITH PIETER-DIRK UYS Hits Cinemas from 29 July
by BWW News Desk on July 12, 2016

kykNET films and Vry Films in association with Lion's Head Productions and Who Projects are proud to announce the release of NOBODY'S DIED LAUGHING: A JOURNEY WITH PIETER-DIRK   UYS , a theatrical-act... (more...)
LILY'S LAMENT, Inspired by Mine Tragedies, at the Rosebank Theatre LILY'S LAMENT, Inspired by Mine Tragedies, at the Rosebank Theatre
by BWW News Desk on July 12, 2016

LILY'S LAMENT is a theatrical reflection of mine workers' stories: an ode to the rigors of time, a meditation on fate, chance, luck and (mis)fortune. ... (more...)
Extended Run of BROKEN PLATES Enters Final Week at Theatre On The Square Extended Run of BROKEN PLATES Enters Final Week at Theatre On The Square
by BWW News Desk on July 12, 2016

BROKEN PLATES, the solo theatre piece by Renos Spanoudes that describes itself as a theatrical feast of comedic Greek delicacies, has been enjoying a resounding season at Sandton's  Auto & General The... (more...)
Physical Theatre Piece WAIT to Play the Alexander Bar's Upstairs Theatre this July Physical Theatre Piece WAIT to Play the Alexander Bar's Upstairs Theatre this July
by BWW News Desk on July 12, 2016

WAIT, a 40-minute physical theatre performance piece written and performed by Raine Waring, will be performed at the Alexander Bar's Upstairs Theatre this July. ... (more...)
Awards Morning at the 2016 National Arts Festival Awards Morning at the 2016 National Arts Festival
by BWW News Desk on July 11, 2016

Outgoing National Arts Festival Artistic Director, Ismail Mahomed, was celebrated at the National Arts Festival yesterday morning, in a ceremony during which the winners of the 2016 Standard Bank Ovat... (more...)
NAF Offers a Sneak Peek at the Cape Town Fringe NAF Offers a Sneak Peek at the Cape Town Fringe
by BWW News Desk on July 11, 2016

The 2016 edition of the Cape Town Fringe will be taking to the streets this year, with the inclusion of a brand new event - the Cape Town Buskers Festival - presented as part of a partnership between ... (more...)
BWW Review: Top Notch Cabaret DANI & THE LION Reinvigorates the Genre at #NAF16's Albany Cabaret Club BWW Review: Top Notch Cabaret DANI & THE LION Reinvigorates the Genre at #NAF16's Albany Cabaret Club
by David Fick on July 09, 2016

DANI & THE LION is cabaret as it was meant to be. Created by Daneel van der Walt, who performs her own songs and stories with a cameo appearance by a few unexpected classic tunes, this show sets the g... (more...)
BWW Review: Gender and Performance Under the Spotlight in ACTRESSES: AN ADAPTATION OF CHEKHOV'S 'THE SEAGULL' at #NAF2016 BWW Review: Gender and Performance Under the Spotlight in ACTRESSES: AN ADAPTATION OF CHEKHOV'S 'THE SEAGULL' at #NAF2016
by David Fick on July 09, 2016

ACTRESSES: AN ADAPTATION OF CHEKHOV'S 'THE SEAGULL' is the kind of production that captures one's attention. The poster is excellent, with an image that is as provocative as production company Black H... (more...)
BWW Review: Devilishly Wicked Satire on the Drill Hall Stage in FATHER, FATHER, FATHER at #NAF16 BWW Review: Devilishly Wicked Satire on the Drill Hall Stage in FATHER, FATHER, FATHER at #NAF16
by David Fick on July 08, 2016

The winner of a Silver Standard Bank Ovation Award last year, Robaby's FATHER, FATHER, FATHER is back on the National Lottery Fringe at the National Arts Festival in Grahamstown. A devilishly wicked s... (more...)
BWW Review: PEOPLE BENEATH OUR FEET at #NAF2016 Represents Significant Development for Hungry Minds Productions BWW Review: PEOPLE BENEATH OUR FEET at #NAF2016 Represents Significant Development for Hungry Minds Productions
by David Fick on July 07, 2016

PEOPLE BENEATH OUR FEET is the first original play from Hungry Minds Productions, written by Katya Mendelson and Kiroshan Naidoo in response to the refugee crisis that has been the result of the Syria... (more...)
BWW Review: Highly Watchable New Production of OUT OF BOUNDS at #NAF2016 Needs More Nuanced Directorial Eye BWW Review: Highly Watchable New Production of OUT OF BOUNDS at #NAF2016 Needs More Nuanced Directorial Eye
by David Fick on July 07, 2016

Although OUT OF BOUNDS is highly watchable, director Crizelle Anthony should re-interrogate her production thoroughly so as to refine both her vision and her execution of this still significant South ... (more...)
NIQABI NINJA to Play Alexander Upstairs This Month NIQABI NINJA to Play Alexander Upstairs This Month
by BWW News Desk on July 06, 2016

NIQABI NINJA, written by Sara Shaarawi, directed by Megan Furniss, and performed by Bianca Flanders and Loren Loubser, is slated for Alexander Upstairs Theatre in July and August.... (more...)
BWW Review: Far-fetched and Flimsy, SCRATCH is a Heartfelt Attempt at Creating Original Musical Theatre BWW Review: Far-fetched and Flimsy, SCRATCH is a Heartfelt Attempt at Creating Original Musical Theatre
by David Fick on July 06, 2016

SCRATCH, written by Heather Livesey, describes itself as an 'indie style musical'. The piece comes across very much like a first draft, with its far-fetched and flimsy plot never finding any kind of c... (more...)
Last Chance to Catch Roland Perold's A GREAT AMERICAN SONGBOOK at #NAF16's Albany Cabaret Club Last Chance to Catch Roland Perold's A GREAT AMERICAN SONGBOOK at #NAF16's Albany Cabaret Club
by BWW News Desk on July 05, 2016

With more than half of its run at the National Arts Festival's Albany Cabaret Club done, audiences have only a few more opportunities to see Roland Perold in his charming cabaret, A GREAT AMERICAN SON... (more...)
   
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