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BOLSHOI BALLET SEASON

A new season of seven wonderful ballets from Russia’s Bolshoi Ballet company is currently being screened at Ster-Kinekor Nouveau theatres over the next six months. The next ballet to be enjoyed on the big screen is The Golden Age, which releases on Saturday, 12 November for limited screenings. The other productions in this season include: The Nutcracker (17 December) for …

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VUYANI DANCE THEATRE: JOYS OF SHARING

Joys of Sharing directed by Gregory Maqoma will explode on to the stage at the beautiful Lyric Theatre at Gold Reef City in Johannesburg on 21 and 22 October 2016, where a live DVD recording will also take place. In Joys of Sharing, music and dance will again be inseparable lovers as Maqoma, Grammy-winning flautist Wouter Kellerman, beloved Afro-soul diva …

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SPLIT SIGNS

Split Signs is a double bill performance at the Theatre Arts Admin Collective featuring exciting new work by Julia de Rosenwerth and Adriana Jamisse. These young dance artists are working towards a language of movement and improvisation that is exploratory and different. Both de Rosenwerth and Jamisse have worked with award winning choreographer Nicola Elliot. Elliot was one of the …

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WEST SIDE STORY

After receiving rave reviews from critics and audiences alike, Eric Abraham and the Fugard Theatre’s smash hit, grand-scale, all South African production of West Side Story will be presented at the Joburg Theatre in January 2017 by popular demand. The superb cast of 40, which is led by stage stars Jonathan Roxmouth, Lynelle Kenned, Bianca Le Grange, Stephen Jubber, Daniel …

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PROUDLY COLOURED COMEDY

Kurt Schoonraad, Joey Rasdien and more in Proudly Coloured Comedy at Emperors Palace. Proudly Coloured Comedy – “BrainOu – BrainOu” returns to Emperors Palace on October 29, 2016 with another stellar line-up of ‘proudly coloured’ comedians. Apt timing too, with the hashtag #coloureds recently trending on Twitter as South Africans tried to claim their piece of Wayde van Niekerk’s 400m …

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I TURNED AWAY AND SHE WAS GONE

The Market Theatre and Windybrow Theatre present the Magnet Theatre production of I Turned Away and She Was Gone. South African theatre legend Jennie Reznek returns to the stage by popular demand in I Turned Away and She Was Gone. Her acclaimed one-woman show produced by the Magnet Theatre has been nominated for four prestigious Fleur du Cap Awards: Best …

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PRETTY YENDE

South African opera star’s debut album tops international charts. Internationally renowned opera singer and Piet Retief native, Pretty Yende, has thanked her South African fans for all their support after her debut album ‘A Journey’ went straight to the top of the charts! Leading up the launch, Pretty enjoyed time back home in South Africa, and took to Facebook to …

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ACCEPTANCE STARRING JERRY MOFOKENG

The hard-hitting and thought-provoking play Acceptance will be staged at The Fringe at Joburg Theatre for a limited season from Wednesday 5th to Sunday 16th October 2016 and stars the legendary Jerry Mofokeng. Acceptance is Directed by Rhodes University graduate Simona Mazza, written by Eva Mazza and was debuted at Drostdy Teater in Stellenbosch in November 2015. Acceptance is based …

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VINCENT MANTSOE: KONKORITI

After premiering with sold out houses and standing ovations, dancer and choreographer South African born Vincent S.K Mantsoe brings his new solo work KonKoriti home to Johannesburg, with a one night only performance at The Wits Theatre on 8 September 2016 at 8:00pm. Like much of this award-winning choreographer’s work, KonKoriti has a spiritual core, made tangible in physical expression. …

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DRAMA FOR LIFE SEX ACTUALLY

Drama for Life is bringing critical, bold theatre into the public domain through its 9th annual Drama for Life Sex Actually Festival. Hosted at Wits University, the Drama for Life Sex Actually Festival is a cross-community arts education, activism and therapeutic intervention. The festival is curated in a way that allows arts practitioners and audience members to holistically engage with …