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BWW Review: WAYS OF DYING �" superb staging at The Baxter

It’s an incredible piece that seems almost naïve in story to being with but reveals a depth that is both disturbing and deeply impactful. The production of this story that is currently on at The Baxter’s Flipside Theatre is an adaptation created by Lara Foot.

BWW Feature: BAXTER BACK ON STAGE An Inspiring Series of World Firsts

This past week The Baxter Theatre Centre held an official reopening with two of South Africa's top artists appearing and collaborating onstage together for the first time. Gregory Maqoma and Zolani Mahola gave world premiere performances of original works that kicked off The Baxter's limited benefit season in a memorable way.

An Evening of Vintage Celebration at the 54th Fleur du Cap Theatre Awards

Winners of the 54th annual Fleur du Cap Theatre Awards were announced on Sunday 10 March 2019 at the Artscape Opera House in Cape Town.

The 2018 Best Of Zabalaza Winning Production, ONWEER, Returns For Its Season At The Baxter

The 2018 Best of Zabalaza Theatre Festival winner, Carlo Daniels' arresting two-hander Onweer, will take to the stage at the Baxter Golden Arrow Studio, for a short season, from 9 to 19 May, at 7.30pm nightly with matinee performances on 12 and 19 May at 3pm and 16 May at 11am.

Jam-packed Eighth Annual Baxter Zabalaza Theatre Festival Now On Stage

The eighth annual 2018 Zabalaza Theatre Festival to showcase some 40 productions by dynamic young theatre-makers from all over the Western Cape.

Nominees Announced For The 53rd Annual Fleur Du Cap Theatre Awards

The 2017 nominees for the Fleur du Cap Theatre Awards have been announced. These annual awards are regarded amongst the most valued and prestigious in the South African performing arts industry. This year's ceremony will take place on 18 March at 17:30 at the Baxter Theatre Centre in Cape Town and promises to be an 'Elegantly Extravagant' evening.

Deadline For the Baxter's Zabalaza Theatre Festival Applications Extended To 29 September

The call for applications for the Baxter's Zabalaza Theatre Festival has been extended to 29 September at 17:00. Theatre-makers, directors, scriptwriters, community groups and theatre companies are encouraged to apply to participate festival before the new deadline.

Photo Coverage: Smash South African Hit MIES JULIE Returns to the Edinburgh Assembly Fringe Festival

The Baxter Theatre Centre's smash hit production of MIES JULIE, which took Edinburgh by storm in 2012, returns to the Edinburgh Assembly Fringe Festival this month following its unprecedented international success. Written and directed by Yael Farber, the production joins an impressive line-up of six award-winning and cutting-edge productions from the  Baxter.

Photo Coverage: The Baxter Theatre's KAROO MOOSE - NO FATHERS at the Edinburgh Assembly Fringe Festival

One of three plays by writer-director Lara Foot, KAROO MOOSE - NO FATHERS, forms part of the Baxter Theatre Centre's impressive showcase of six award-winning and cutting-edge productions at the 2017 Edinburgh Assembly Fringe Festival in Scotland this August.

The 2017 Baxter Zabalaza Theatre Festival to Showcase 56 Productions from All Over the Western Cape and Other Regions

The 2017 Baxter Zabalaza Theatre Festival, which takes place from 18 to 25 March, will once again showcase an exciting and diverse programme of 56 different productions, performed by nearly 300 artists, from all over the Western Cape and other regions, covering various genres, theatrical styles and languages.

Contemporary Classic MARAT/SADE at the Baxter Flipside

Jaco Bouwer, the acclaimed and multiple award-winning designer and director, tackles one of the Baxter Theatre Centre's flagship productions for 2017, Peter Weiss's contemporary classic MARAT/SADE. The production will play the Baxter Flipside from 23 February - 25 March at 19:30 nightly.

Baxter's Zabalaza Theatre Festival Calling for Applications for 2017

The Baxter's Zabalaza Theatre Festival is calling for applications from theatre-makers, directors, script writers, community groups and theatre companies to participate in the 2017 Zabalaza Theatre Festival and the deadline for applications is by 26 September 2016.

BWW Blog: 11 Ways to Make More Amazing! National Arts Festival Days

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 conversations I had with artists, festival-goers, technicians and my own experience of this year's edition of '11 days of amazing'.

Awards Morning at the 2016 National Arts Festival

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 Ovation Awards were revealed.

KAROO MOOSE Set to Return to South African Stages at the National Arts Festival and the Baxter Theatre

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.

IsiXhosa Drama AMATHAF'ENTANDABUZO to Play the Baxter Theatre this May

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

BWW Reviews: BANGALORY'S BACK with a Bang at the Baxter

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.

Baxter's Zabalaza Theatre Festival Calling for Applications for March 2016 Festival

The Baxter's Zabalaza Theatre Festival is calling for applications from theatre-makers, directors, script writers, community groups and theatre companies to participate in the 2016 Zabalaza Theatre Festival. The deadline for applications is by 6 November 2015.

Baxter Run for BORN IN THE RSA Following National Arts Festival Premiere

To mark the 20th anniversary of the passing of theatre legend Barney Simon, the Baxter Theatre Centre, in association with the National Arts Festival, is proud to revive his hit production BORN IN THE RSA, 30 years after its world premiere.

Applications Now Open for Baxter's 2015 Zabalaza Theatre Festival

The Baxter's Zabalaza Theatre Festival is calling for applications from theatre-makers, directors, script writers, community groups and theatre companies to participate in the 2015 Zabalaza Theatre Festival. The highly popular development festival will take place at the Baxter Theatre Centre from 20-28 March 2015 and the deadline for applications is 3 October 2014.

Bongile Mantsai FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

What awards has Bongile Mantsai been nominated for?

Bongile Mantsai has been nominated for the Outstanding Lead Actor, Visiting Production award at the Helen Hayes Awards for his performance in Mies Julie at the Shakespeare Theatre Company.

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