Tag Archives: Old Mutual Theatre on the Square

Abandon mindless nightly repeats of DSTV Jeremy Clarkson re-runs: hit the footlights instead

‘Us South Africans’ don’t know how lucky we are with the quality of theatre and the comparative low cost of tickets for what are often world class productions.  And Joburg is particularly spoilt for choice, with a range of completely different genres. There is too much dark comedy and way too many farcical theatrics in […]

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Joburg’s best value .. classical music

Friday Lunch Hour classical concerts at the Old Mutual Theatre on the Square.  Every Friday at 12h45 for 1pm.  Tickets are only R35 and include coffee and biscuits. Now you can’t beat that for value for money: 1st Feb: Love, life and laughter in Broadway Musicals with a classic touch Miro Chakaryan (violin) and Jacob […]

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Going into 2013 – what’s on at Joburg theatres

There are some really exciting upcoming shows and I’m making the most of what’s on offer.  Looking forward to seeing Fascinating Aida next Saturday 26th.  I heard the cast being interviewed by Jenny Crwys-Williamson Radio 702.  Dillie Keane, Adele Anderson and Liza Pulman received rave reviews in their January 2011 run of the show and […]

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Some great theatre productions currently showing in Joburg

Joburg Theatre never has a huge number of shows on offer as there is only a limited number of theatres, but as always what is available, promises not only a wide range of productions (although mostly in the comedic vein) but also excellent quality theatre. The wonderful holiday fare starts with Janice Honeyman’s annual festive […]

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No shortage of theatre fare during these winter months – world class productions on offer

There are so many excellent and varied productions on offer over the next 6 weeks.  With a wide choice from ballet to comedy to drama, our theatres offer excellent value and first class productions.  Make the most of what’s on offer: Jonathan Roxmouth (of recent Phantom fame) plays 15 characters as he revisits Gilbert and Sullivan in […]

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