This Educator's Corner is written by Taryn Henning, mommy of twins, a wifey, Drama Rama teacher, lover of theatre and dance and of life.
On a perfect Spring evening amongst glistening rooftops catching the sun’s last light we welcomed the Fugard’s new artistic director, Greg Karvellas, and his announcement of the 2020 Fugard Season. The joy of sipping bubbles on a Monday was topped only by the excitement of the new, locally written, creations ‘What We Wish For’ and ‘Hold Still’ that we can look forward to in May and June respectively. Other fan favourites are Peter-Dirk Uys’ 75th birthday celebrations of 10 plays in 10 days, Athol Fugard’s ‘Master Harold and the boys’ and the Fugard’s first Shakespeare production, Hamlet. Read more detail in the press release and watch this space, there’s much to come!
TheatreZA went to watch Cupcakes and Commiserations at the Auto & General Theatre on the Square. Read what we had to say about it here!
TheatreZA went to watch the Pieter Toerien Theatre's production of R&J. Read what we had to say about it here!
Le Journal is a new, original production from the Market Theatre Lab 2nd Year ensemble. Read a preview of the piece here!
After two wonderful outings to the Fugard it was time for TheatreZA to make their way to the Artscape - that minimalist and almost brutalist city landmark both loved and loathed by Capetonians. In contrast to the cosiness of the Fugard, the Artscape stands as an imposing but impressive structure with a stately staircase that … Continue reading Cape Town City Ballet: Sleeping Beauty Review
An Ode to Kwaito, Un-owed to Kwaito: A tale of Scamtho, Ringas and Kwaito “Kwaito music is inescapable in this Mzansi. It is ours. A creation that was and continues to be authored by the Black Lived Experience, and it engages Black Life. In Kwaito, we have a national treasure. A monument to the Township, … Continue reading Ekasi Lam’ Preview
The writer of "My Favourite Things", Brett de Groot, told us a little bit about the show. Read what he had to say here!
TheatreZA went to watch the Fugard Studio Theatre's production of The Old Man and the Sea. Read what we had to say about it here!
Hello! It's Taylor Salgado here. I’m going to be giving you insight into the international tour of Matilda The Musical. My on-tour-diary is a sneak peak into the life of a performer and what it means to pack up your bags and head off on a new adventure.