This week’s list of exhibitions and events around the city offer the perfect mix of world history, inspiration and humour.
Experience live music, magic, oudoor movie nights and summer school in Cape Town this week.
The biggest and the best, the controversial and the playful, these are the stories that make up our 2015 highlights.
Playgroup’s sculptural and monochromatic lookbook for ‘In My Dreams I Am OK’ propels theatre costumes into an abstract and phantasmagorical realm.
We chat to Joanna Evans about ‘Four Small Gods’ – a magical play about a girl, a rhino, a panther and a dog who are the only creatures left on earth.
Jemma Kahn’s brainchild ‘We Didn’t Come to Hell for the Croissants’ is a titillating and devilish theatre show told in the Japanese style of Kamishibai.
At the heart of all of Guy de Lancey’s pursuits – which span a variety of roles in theatre, film and TV – is the art of storytelling.
Brace yourself! Until the 4th of October, the Mother City is playing host to seventy sublime shows set to inspire, provoke and entertain.
Tallard and the Ladderbird is an original musical theatre production that will be brought to life by large, parade-style puppets this September.
Describing himself as a designer whose output is performance, Francesco Nassimebeni wrote and directed Whateverland – a wonderful spectacle that takes us on a journey to the ‘you’ within.
Actress Amy Louise Wilson has put together a guide to the best of the National Arts Festival, featuring industry insiders’ picks of must-see performances on this year’s programme.
Design Indaba presents the South African premier of William Kentridge’s multi-media aesthetic and philosophical stage masterpiece ‘Refuse the Hour’ at the Cape Town City Hall in February 2015.
South African performance artist Jemma Kahn is bringing Kamishibai, the 12th century old Japanese art of story-telling, to Joburg in April.
THE PLAYGROUP is an experimental performing arts laboratory. Over the summer season 2012/2013 a rotating roster of artists will produce three thirty-minute performance pieces.
Rust Co-Operative is a Cape Town based independent theatre company, founded and managed by Philip Rademeyer and Penny Youngleson. We caught up with them recently to find out about their day job and upcoming shows.