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5 August 2019

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International Stars to be seen in “Sleeping Beauty”

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Cape Town City Ballet’s wonderful Autumn/Winter Season continues with popular favourite “Sleeping Beauty”. It will be performed at the Artscape Opera House from 17 to 31 August.   “We are honoured to be welcoming our international guest artists who will be joining us for selected performances, and we are delighted that esteemed South African ballet legend […]

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11 July 2019

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REVIEW: Triumph of a Mormon Boy

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In South Africa, we know all about growing up religious and gay. We know how much homophobia comes from the church and many of us have stories of religion deceiving us to believe we were “curable”. How many gay men like me married a woman hoping against hope we would become “normal”? How many children […]

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4 July 2019

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‘Confessions of a Mormon Boy’ brings award-winning solo theatre to Cape Town this July

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After completing a run at the South African National Arts Festival in Makhanda, the award-winning off-Broadway play Confessions of a Mormon Boy is coming to Capetonian theatre audiences. The play, based on the real-life experiences of acclaimed actor and writer Steven Fales, tells the story of his own journey from being a devoted sixth-generation Mormon […]

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21 May 2019

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Family dynamics take centre stage in ‘Drie Susters’

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After being commissioned for the Innibos Arts Festival in Mbombela and undertaking a successful run at the Atterbury Theatre in Pretoria, the Woordfees in Stellenbosch, and playing a number of shows all across the country, a new “dramedy” from the pen of acclaimed Die Boekklub writer Louis Pretorius is now coming to audiences in Cape […]

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19 April 2019

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Men in Tutus is the funniest show of the year!

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Classical Ballet is very prim and proper and of course, it takes a lot of athleticism from the dancers to be able to pirouette and jeté across the stage. The girls have it especially hard, having to do all that on pointe. We politely applaud when they do amazing lifts, as they come forward, breaking […]

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29 September 2018

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Snow White panto set to entertain audiences in November

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The word pantomime has its origins in the Greek “pantomimos”, which means “imitator of all”.  If imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, the the pantomime must be its peak. Janice Honeyman is without a doubt the doyenne of the South African panto circuit, and her version of the classic fairytale Snow White and the […]

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27 September 2018

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Culture buffs, take note – it’s GauFestival Time!

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The annual GauFestival, in its third rendition in 2018, aims to be Gauteng’s contribution to South Africa’s lively arts and culture scene, and this year’s programme promises something to suit anyone’s taste. Whether you’re looking for fine art and classical music, or children’s theatre and beer, this festival has it all. What to expect What […]

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27 September 2018

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The Pregnant Lesbian

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SOWETO THEATRE presents our focus on solo work with the first of two productions scheduled for this program.  For our first instalment Tapuwa Moore presents the “Pregnant Lesbian”. DATE: Thursday 4th to Sunday 7th October 2018 VENUE:  SOWETO THEATRE cnr Bolani Link and Bolani Rd, Jabulani, Soweto, 1868 TIMES:  20:00 Thursdays to Saturday      15:00 on […]

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9 September 2018

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The Steam Room Episode 6 – Mental and Sexual Health

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Coming up on The Steam Room: https://youtu.be/LQcCGsMPYnU GaySA Radio, where you are family. This is The Steam Room, brought to you by the South African National Department of Health’s Phila Project. My name is Max, and tonight we’re exploring the world of mental and sexual health. So first of all, even though it might seem […]

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A poster with the word MACBETH written at the top and the performance details at the bottom. There is a photo of a man with a crown of black candles on his head

28 August 2018

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All Male MACBETH Impresses

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The all-male production of Macbeth recently opened at the Pieter Toerien Theatre at Montecasino. Theatre Bitches Hendrik and Annemarie attended the opening night and were quite impressed with most of the production. You can listen to their opinion of the show right here.

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