A Play within a play within a play: Abrahamse’s production of Hamlet at Monte Casino

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Shakespeare with a cast of 3 actors Back in 2011 I saw the Tragedy of Richard III  at the Market Theatre, directed by Fred Abrahamse.  See  http://www.lizatlancaster.co.za/blog/dont-ever-say-there-is-no-good-theatre-in-joburg.  Here 3 actors played multiple parts in a play about Shakepeare’s Richard III.  David Dennis played The Duke of Buckingham ; The Duchess of York; Queen Margaret;  Edward […]

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Liz at Lancaster’s in-house notice board

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Guests love our noticeboard with all its local information. Liz’s current Pick of the Week mentions two art exhibitions. Brett Murray has a large sculpture exhibition showing at Circa/Everard Read on Keyes Art Mile. At Goodman Gallery, the entire gallery has been turned into a surreal night time beach space. There’s beach sand on the floor and lounger chairs for viewers to watch Mikhael Subotksy’s complex 45 minute 3 screen video installation.

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What do these countries have in common with South Africa?

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What’s the connection? What do these countries have in common with South Africa? Australia, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Botswana, Canada, Fiji, India, Ireland, Malaysia, Mauritius, Namibia, New Zealand, Oman, Pakistan,  Singapore, Swaziland,  UAE, United Kingdom, Zambia, Zimbabwe  ….. ……… they all have a Nando’s presence. Nando’s : a uniquely South African brand Recently I had a sudden […]

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Kingsmead BookFair

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Kingsmead Bookfair   If you didn’t get to Franschhoek for the annual literary festival this May, and can’t make the UCT summer school, the next best thing (well nearly the next best thing) is the one day event locally in Rosebank : The Kingsmead Book Fair this Saturday 21st May.  Admittedly there are no mountains, […]

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