BWW's Top South Africa Theatre Stories of 2012

BroadwayWorld brings you the Best of South Africa in the year 2012. Check out the Top Theatre Stories from each month during in the year 2012. We look forward to another exciting year of theatre in 2013!

January

BWW's Top South Africa Theatre Stories of 2012

STAGE TUBE: Behind the Scenes of PHANTOM OF THE OPERA South Aftrica


Broadway's longest running musical, Andrew Lloyd Webber's The Phantom of the Opera has experienced sell out seasons around the world, and just made its long awaited arrival in Cape Town at the Artscap... (read more...)
BWW's Top South Africa Theatre Stories of 2012

Barnyard Theatre Presents SIX OF THE BEST, et al. 2/12-4/29


The Barnyard Theatre presents three varied shows this month, beginning with 'Six of the Best' tribute show and concluding with 'Sultans of Swing,' another tribute show.... (read more...)
BWW's Top South Africa Theatre Stories of 2012

STAGE TUBE: Talking With the Cast and Creative Team of South Africa's PHANTOM OF THE OPERA


Broadway's longest running musical, Andrew Lloyd Webber's The Phantom of the Opera has experienced sell out seasons around the world and made its long awaited arrival in Cape Town at the Artscape Thea... (read more...)

February

BWW's Top South Africa Theatre Stories of 2012

Barnyard Theatre to Open Rivonia Venue for SIX OF THE BEST, 3/20


The Barnyard Theatre has announced that its Rivonia venue is now open for bookings for its first show. This new 500-seater theatre will open its doors to the public on 20 March 2012 for SIX OF THE BES... (read more...)
BWW's Top South Africa Theatre Stories of 2012

ROCKY HORROR PARTY & More Set for Barnyard Theatres' Feb-March Program


The Barnyard Theatres have announced its programme up until March 26. Highlights include THE ROCKY HORROR PARTY and MOONSHADOWS.... (read more...)

March

BWW's Top South Africa Theatre Stories of 2012

Cape Town's Artscape Theatre Centre Reworks ABBA, Shakespeare and More, 23 March-11 April


The Artscape Theatre Centre offers Easter entertainment over the school holidays. The program for the next two weeks includes an ABBA concert, intriguing drama, ballet and children's theatre.... (read more...)
BWW's Top South Africa Theatre Stories of 2012

DANCING IN THE STREET to be Featured at Barnyard Theatre's Easter Special


Dancing in the Street, the current show featured at the Barnyard Theatre, gives you the opportunity to party all over the world at various famous carnivals, celebrations and festivals. It will criss-c... (read more...)

April

BWW's Top South Africa Theatre Stories of 2012

ARTSCAPE Hosts Dramas and Operettas April 25-May 9


The Artscape Theatre Centre celebrates local creativity with several home grown presentations in its upcoming line-up - three dramas and an operetta. The programme for the next two weeks also includes... (read more...)

May

BWW's Top South Africa Theatre Stories of 2012

Andrew Lloyd Webber Works to be Licensed by DALRO in South Africa


DALRO has received the sole mandate to licence major Andrew Lloyd Webber works to schools, universities and amateur dramatic societies.... (read more...)

Barnyard Theatre Presents Music Celebration THE FINAL COUNTDOWN in Rivonia, Now thru 6/24


The Final Countdown is a musical journey that takes the audience on a ride through 6 decades of fashion, radio, music and above all "Rock 'n Roll.'... (read more...)

Barnyard Theatre Presents BIG TOP ROCK in Capetown, Now thru June 24


Big Top Rock is a Barnyard Theatre rock concert with a difference and is the sequel to the very popular show The Rock Circus. The show includes music, aerial acts, jugglers and a circus atmosphere tha... (read more...)

July

BWW's Top South Africa Theatre Stories of 2012

BWW Reviews: THE BLUE IRIS Disappoints and MIES JULIE Thrills on Cape Town stages, July 2012


A decade ago, I attended a lecture that addressed the need for South African theatremakers to tell their own stories. The idea of mounting plays by international playwrights was dismissed completely a... (read more...)
BWW's Top South Africa Theatre Stories of 2012

MAKE WAY FOR NODDY, BURN THE FLOOR and More Set for Artscape's Cape Town Events, Now thru July 29


The Artscape Theatre Centre hosts two internationally acclaimed shows in Cape Town - a Ballroom spectacular and a home-coming debut of a South African soprano. The programme for the next two weeks fur... (read more...)
BWW's Top South Africa Theatre Stories of 2012

BWW Reviews: JUST BUSINESS Entertains and Stimulates at the Artscape Arena, July 2012


There is honour among thieves, they say. In JUST BUSINESS, playwright and self-styled cultural activist Mike van Graan says otherwise. A reworking of an earlier play, HOSTILE TAKEOVER, the text offers... (read more...)

August

BWW's Top South Africa Theatre Stories of 2012

BWW Reviews: Partly First Class, Partly Frustrating RAYMONDA at the Artscape Opera House


16 years since it was last seen on stage in Cape Town, Cape Town City Ballet has brought RAYMONDA back to the Artscape for a short winter season. It is a beautiful production of a ballet that is infam... (read more...)
BWW's Top South Africa Theatre Stories of 2012

BWW Reviews: Electric CABARET Lights Up Theatre on the Bay


KickstArt's CABARET, the classic musical by John Kander, Fred Ebb and Joe Masteroff based on Christopher Isherwood's semi-autobiographical GOODBYE TO BERLIN, has opened at last in Cape Town. A profess... (read more...)
BWW's Top South Africa Theatre Stories of 2012

Sullivan Summit Ends With The Spirit Of Malabo


Victor Mooney, AIDS activist and executive director of New York based - South African Arts International, Ltd. (SAAI) has pledged to keep the camaraderie alive; thereby, naming his Brazilian custom ma... (read more...)

September

BWW's Top South Africa Theatre Stories of 2012

BWW Reviews: Mesmerising Dance in BIKO'S QUEST at Artscape Theatre


Memory. Identity. History. Emotion. These are the cornerstones of BIKO'S QUEST, the newest production from Jazzart Dance Theatre, directed by Mandla Mbothwe and choreographed by Jacqueline Manyaapelo,... (read more...)
BWW's Top South Africa Theatre Stories of 2012

Jazzart Dance Theatre and Steve Biko Foundation Present BIKO'S QUEST in Cape Town, Sept 8-16


Jazzart Dance Theatre and the Steve Biko Foundation present Biko's Quest at Artscape Theatre in Cape Town from 8 until 16 September 2012.... (read more...)
BWW's Top South Africa Theatre Stories of 2012

Kalk Bay Theatre Presents SWOOP; Opens September 28


There's enchanting entertainment for all the family this school holiday with Swoop at Kalk Bay Theatre from 28 September to 7 October. Swoop tells the story of a young boy who embarks on an amazing ad... (read more...)

October

BWW's Top South Africa Theatre Stories of 2012

Improguise Hosts SA's 1st Live Improv Soap-a-thon to Benefit Rape Crisis at UCT's Little Theatre, 27 Oct


Improguise, South Africa's longest running, award-winning and hilarious improvisation company turns 20 this year. To celebrate, on 27 October, they invite you to the Soap-a-thon: South Africa's first ... (read more...)
BWW's Top South Africa Theatre Stories of 2012

Magnet Theatre Announces CHICKENS Creative Team


A stellar creative team will bring Gabriella Pinto's play Chickens to life when it is performed at Magnet Theatre from 25 October to 3 November.... (read more...)
BWW's Top South Africa Theatre Stories of 2012

Improguise Hosts SA's 1st Live Improv Soap-a-thon to Benefit Rape Crisis at UCT's Little Theatre, 27 Oct


Improguise, South Africa's longest running, award-winning and hilarious improvisation company turns 20 this year. To celebrate, today, 27 October, they invite you to the Soap-a-thon: South Africa's fi... (read more...)

November

BWW's Top South Africa Theatre Stories of 2012

BWW Reviews: Evocative and Memorable RED at Theatre on the Bay


When I heard that RED would run briefly at Theatre on the Bay in Cape Town after a successful premiere at the National Arts Festival three months ago, I made sure that I would be able to see it. And, ... (read more...)
BWW's Top South Africa Theatre Stories of 2012

BWW Reviews: Compelling Comedy with Martin Evans in FBPK at the Kalk Bay Theatre


As the opening of FBPK rolled around, I was wondering whether I needed a break from comedy. As it turned out, this show, by Martin Evans, turned out to be the best comedy show I have seen in the last ... (read more...)
BWW's Top South Africa Theatre Stories of 2012

Minnie And Johnson Come to Kalk Bay Theatre, Beginning 28 November


Darlings of the South African cabaret stage, Emile Minnie and Godfrey Johnson, join forces and hands to bring you an evening of fun, humour and fabulous songs.... (read more...)

December

BWW's Top South Africa Theatre Stories of 2012

Follow Spot Productions Presents FACE THE MUSIC 2 at Kalk Bay Theatre, Dec 12-Jan 6


Award-winning Follow Spot Productions presents Face The Music 2 to get the whole family into the festive season groove. It will be performed at Kalk Bay Theatre from 12 December until 6 January, with ... (read more...)
BWW's Top South Africa Theatre Stories of 2012

Kalk Bay Theatre Presents Jori Snell's KITCHEN FABLES IN A COOKIE JAR, 12/14-1/6


Jori Snell presents captivating family entertainment at Kalk Bay Theatre this holiday with Kitchen Fables in a Cookie Jar. It will be performed at 11am on December 14 to 18, 20 to 23 and 27 to 31, 201... (read more...)
BWW's Top South Africa Theatre Stories of 2012

BWW Reviews: So-So Retelling of Kipling's Classic JUST SO STORIES at the V&A Waterfront


JUST SO STORIES has the potential to be great children's theatre, but it is just so-so, falling short in both the scripting and performances.... (read more...)

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