What’s on at Joburg’s theatres?

Posted on

The title of the play showing at the Main Market Theatre  is self explanatory : Kwela Bafana: A night in a 50’s Shebeen directed by Sibikwa Art Centre founders Phyllis Klotz and Smal Ndaba, is a musical runs at the Market Theatre until 24 June, with tickets ranging between R75 and R160.And a nice touch […]

Read More »

A contemporary take on Coriolanus – also showing at Cinema Nouveau, Rosebank

Posted on

Coriolanus at Cinema Nouveau With 3 or 4 screenings a  day there is still time to see Coriolanus before it goes of circuit. Ralph Fiennes contemporary production has been called ‘the thinking person’s action movie’. Peter Bradshaw of  The Guardian writes: ‘Ralph Fiennes’s intelligent take on an unloved Shakespeare links it not only to the 1990s Balkans, [much of it […]

Read More »



Concert on the Deck at Gingko 25th Feb

Posted on

Concert on the Deck – Love, Life & Opera– Sat 25th February 2012 15h00 – 17h30 From Gingko’s newsletter: With February being the month of love, we thought we’d put together a programme that would celebrate some of the world’s greatest love songs. Michèle Corbin (soprano) and Donato Somma (tenor) will perform a wonderful selection […]

Read More »

What’s on at Jozi’s theatres?

Posted on

The Market Theatre shows re-runs of older productions including the classic Woza Albert at the Barney Simon Theatre until 5th Feb.  This South African classic asks what would happen if Jesus Christ (Morena) came back to South Africa during apartheid. This lively satire of the absurdities of apartheid provides a showcase for the talents of two dextrous […]

Read More »



Zapiro gives talk on his cartoons

Posted on

Zapiro’s The Last Sushi  South Africa’s public figures and political area has always been a rich source for Zapiro’s biting satire and the events of 2011 have been no exception.  This year’s Zapiro, The Last Sushi, will be  on sale at Exclusive Books Hyde Park on Tuesday November 16th. Zapiro will  present his cartoons and give […]

Read More »