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Bring On The Barnyard Theatre
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Bring On The Barnyard Theatre

I am a big fan of the vibey, laid back atmosphere the Barnyard Theatre creates, but never seem to get to their fantastic shows often enough. In fact I only seem to get myself organized when friends and family visit from the USA every two years and they request...
Jersey Boys – What a Jol!
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Jersey Boys – What a Jol!

I am a self proclaimed musical nut. I love all things theatre, but musicals are my favourite. My dvd and music collection will affirm this should you have any doubt. When I heard that Jersey Boys was coming to Cape Town I was ready and  gathered the troops and...
Gala performance of the Cape Town International Ballet Competition
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Gala performance of the Cape Town International Ballet Competition

On Saturday evening I went to the Artscape theatre with my mom and a good friend, we were there to watch the gala performance of the Cape Town International Ballet Competition. After stopping for a quick bite to eat and glass of wine at the News Café onsite re...
Unforgettable ‘The Nat King Cole Story’ – a review
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Unforgettable ‘The Nat King Cole Story’ – a review

Nathaniel Adams Cole was born and had lived his life some 20 years before I was even born, however he has still managed to influence my life quite considerably. Who is this person you might be asking yourself – then let me give you a few clues. I first heard t...
Africa Umoja, the Spirit of Togetherness – a South African song and dance sensation
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Africa Umoja, the Spirit of Togetherness – a South African song and dance sensation

Be a part of the reopening of one of Johannesburg’s oldest theatres - The Victory Theatre in Houghton Estates as it has become the permanent home to Africa Umoja. This is a proudly South African production that has wowed audiences around the world. London’s...
Grease the Musical at Artscape in Cape Town – a review
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Grease the Musical at Artscape in Cape Town – a review

Grease the Musical is currently playing at The Artscape Theatre Centre in Cape Town before moving on to The Teatro at Montecasino in Johannesburg.  The West End production was brought to our shores by Pieter Toerien, Paul Nicholas and David Ian and this produc...
New Fugard Theatre in District 6 set to take Cape Town by storm
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New Fugard Theatre in District 6 set to take Cape Town by storm

It isn't often that theatre stops you in your tracks, particularly when it's something like Magic Flute, which admittedly I've seen performed umpteen times in various guises but never to quite the aplomb with which it was being performed at the new Fugard Thea...
Cape Town City Ballet celebrates 75 years in Cape Town
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Cape Town City Ballet celebrates 75 years in Cape Town

Sunday 22 November 2009 is a special day for ballet in Cape Town as Cape Town City Ballet (CTCB) celebrates 75 years on ballet. This is South Africa’s premier ballet company and where better to commemorate this milestone but at the newly refurbished Artscape. ...
Cultural Camps Bay
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Cultural Camps Bay

I often complain there's nothing to do in Cape Town in Winter (or after the sun sets in Summer). If this is a popular refrain in your household, an option you may be overlooking is the Theatre on the Bay in Camps Bay. This intimate theatre is home to numerous ...
The Labia Theatre – Dinner and a movie, the Cape Town Way
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The Labia Theatre – Dinner and a movie, the Cape Town Way

Life in Cape Town always marches along to the beat of its own drum, but there are a few more traditional social institutions that we too subscribe to. One of these is that age-old night out: dinner and a movie. Now one of the things I’ve always envied about NY...