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Lindsay Kruger

Lindsay Kruger

Lindsay is a born and bred South African who lives in Cape Town after studying English, Media and Art, and Teaching at Stellenbosch University. She fell in love with musical theatre when she first saw the film version of The Phantom of the Opera in 2004. After studying drama in high school, she focused more on singing at university singing with the Stellenbosch University Choir for 5 years. By day she works from home as a student manager and freelance writer, and at night she is involved in the local community theatre scene as a chorus girl and karaoke queen.



BWW Review: CINDERELLA at Masque Theatre an Unexpected Toe-Tapping Delight
December 10, 2021

CINDERELLA opened this past week at the Masque Theatre. A lighthearted, modernized take on a well-known fairytale, this production from the Masque Theatre and Constantiaberg Theatre Players can be described as nothing short of whimsical.

BWW Review: ALL TOGETHER NOW! Shines Bright Spotlight on Local Talent
November 16, 2021

LAMTA'S year-end production, ALL TOGETHER NOW!, opened over the weekend to standing ovations. In collaboration with Music Theatre International and Pieter Toerien productions, ALL TOGETHER NOW! was a fantastic celebration of well-known musical theatre numbers that combined the best of established and up-and-coming local talent.

BWW Review: ALCHEMY - Cape Town City Ballet Astounds with Energetic Triple Bill
November 8, 2021

Cape Town City Ballet has entered its Spring season with a vibrant trio of performances in ALCHEMY - THREE DANCES. Honouring three of the world's most celebrate male choreographers from the 20th century, ALCHEMY stands as a programme dominated by accomplishments of athleticism.

BWW Interview: Entertainment Marketing Powerhouse Noeleen Bruton on Opening New Agency
September 15, 2021

From THE LION KING to The Parlotones, Noeleen Bruton has had a wealth of experience in entertainment marketing and is now co-owner of new Cape Town based marketing and digital agency, Marketing Grit. Ready to take new strides on a well-walked path, Noeleen chats with BroadwayWorld.

BWW Review: MEPHISTO by LAMTA Proves Exceptional Acting Skills of Students
September 13, 2021

Flaunting their triple-theatre students’ acting talents in satirical, 20th century MEPHISTO, the Luitingh Alexander Musical Theatre Academy (LAMTA) presented their 2021 acting production at Theatre on the Bay this past month.

BWW Interview: Joburg Ballet's Esther Nasser on Presenting New Programme SOLO FLIGHT
July 30, 2021

Having to replace their scheduled second season, EVOLVE, with a new programme this August, Joburg Ballet has expertly adapted their performing to fit current circumstances. CEO Esther Nasser tells BroadwayWorld of the company's journey thus far, and what to look forward to with the ballet's upcoming performances.

BWW Interview: Vicky Friedman on Helping Performers in Need with Noah's Art
July 12, 2021

At the beginning of this year a team of theatre and dance professionals came together to create Noah's Art, a charity organization collecting money and food for local performing artists affected financially by the pandemic. One of its founding members, Vicky Friedman, tells us more about their worthy cause.

BWW Review: LAMTA Brings Iconic Images to Life in Dance Production PHOTOGRAPH
June 28, 2021

Inspired by photography from the past and present, Luitingh Alexander Musical Theatre Academy's PHOTOGRAPH successfully debuted their students' variety of talents and abilities on the Theatre on the Bay stage last week.

BWW Interview: Steinway Pianist Charl Du Plessis To Perform in Aardklop Aubade Concert Series
June 1, 2021

Eleven years since being the youngest pianist in Africa to be named a Steinway Artist, Charl du Plessis has had an illustrious career both locally and internationally. Performing as part of Aardklop Aubade classical music concert series in collaboration with the Afrikaanse Hoër Seunskool, Du Plessis chats about his musical history and the upcoming concert, CARUSO & LANZA IN AFRICA.

BWW Interview: Neil Coppen on Adapting HAMLET for Live Online Reading
May 26, 2021

From casting for the Fugard stage to fitting faces into Zoom frames, Neil Coppen has been on a journey with HAMLET since early 2020. The prolific director discusses with BroadwayWorld his experience so far.

BWW Review: Cape Town City Ballet's Double Bill of INGOMA / LES SYLPHIDES Set to Enchant and Enthuse
May 24, 2021

Starting off its Autumn season in a notable way, Cape Town City Ballet presents the double bill of INGOMA / LES SYLPHIDES at Artscape Opera House.

BWW Interview: Bringing Award-Winning Novel to Life Through Puppetry in LIFE AND TIMES OF MICHAEL K
May 20, 2021

Adapted for stage by Lara Foot and in collaboration with Handspring Puppet Company, Nobel Prize-winning author JM Coetzee’s LIFE AND TIMES OF MICHAEL K opens for a special preview season next month at Baxter Theatre Centre. Letting us in on their process of working with puppetry for the past four decades, Basil Jones and Adrian Kohler of Handspring chat with BroadwayWorld.

BWW Interview: Artistic Director Marcus Desando on Presenting Second Edition of CANTIAMO - MZANSI OPERA CELEBRATION
April 13, 2021

After a highly successful debut hailed as 'an operatic musical extravaganza', CANTIAMO - MZANSI OPERA CELEBRATION returns to the Mandela Theatre this month. Directed by acclaimed artistic producer and director Marcus Desando, he discusses with BroadwayWorld his role as director in this celebratory showcase of international and local compositions.

BWW Interview: Megan-Geoffrey Prins performing at AARDKLOP AUBADE “PRINCE & THE PIANO” Concert
April 9, 2021

Megan-Geoffrey Prins is an internationally-acclaimed concert pianist working as a solist, chamber musician and lecturer. Performing at the third AARDKLOP AUBADE classical music concert entitled the PRINCE & THE PIANO, the celebrated local talent talks about his love for the instrument and his career as a pianist.

BWW Interview: Paul Rabenowitz on Starting The Assembly Improv South Africa
March 4, 2021

Joining a global community with sister schools in Toronto, Mexico City and Amsterdam, The Assembly Improv South Africa welcomes an international cast of 'improvisers, clowns and performers' to flaunt their comedic skills in this weekend's launch show. Founded by performer and teacher Paul Rabenowitz, he tells BroadwayWorld South Africa of what to expect from this new improv venture.

BWW Interview: Sandra Prinsloo At the Centre of Two Sold-Out Runs of KAMPHOER
February 15, 2021

Following sold-out performances at The Market Theatre, the story of Susan Nell KAMPHOER enters two more sold-out weeks at the Roodepoort Theatre this week. Starring esteemed South African actress Sandra Prinsloo, she tells BroadwayWorld of her experience with the multi-award winning solo theatrical play.

BWW Interview: Greg Homann Joins HOW NOW BROWN COW's Promising Playwrighting Initiative
February 4, 2021

Founded at the end of last year, local production company HOW NOW BROWN COW has launched a new and exciting writing programme. As one of the participants of its first instalment — director, playwright and academic Greg Homann chats to BroadwayWorld about his writing and his involvement with THE WRITERS' COLLECTIVE.

BWW Interview: LAMTA Graduate Amy Reed Goes International with First Performing Gig
December 22, 2020

The proof is not only in the performing with the Luitingh Alexander Musical Theatre Academy, as one of their first full-time graduates joins the cast of Universal Studios Beijing in 2021. Amy Reed chats to BroadwayWorld South Africa about her new venture and her time at LAMTA as she looks to the future as a performer.

BWW Review: LAMTA Does It Again With Exceptional End-Of-Year Showcase AWAKENING
December 1, 2020

The Luitingh Alexander Musical Theatre Academy (LAMTA) has managed to put together a celebration, reflection and exhibition of 2020 through their students’ talents and perspectives. A live theatrical journey not soon to be forgotten, AWAKENING is a beautiful production.