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 Swart [...]
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 [...]
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 season [...]
The NY Metropolitan’s Live in HD opera season starting Friday 16th November. The 8 operas will run for about 7 days each at Cinema Nouveau in Rosebank starting on Friday and running through till March next year.
November 16th with Donizetti’s L’Elisir d’Amore. Anna Netrebko sings the role of Adina and Matthew Polenzani the role of [...]
There is also a new season of filmed National Theatre productions. There are only 4 showings each and these often get very booked up so its good to get a seat should you wish to see any of these productions. The Last of the Haussmans by Stephen Beresford and starring Julie Walters shows on Nov [...]
In 2011 the old potato sheds behind the Market Theatre in Newtown, Johannesburg were demolished to make way for the first major retail and leisure investment in the city for a while. Planned as a mixed-use node it is being developed by Atterbury Property, facilitated by the Johannesburg Property Company and the Johannesburg [...]
As I have never seen it, I’m really looking forward to Athol Fugard’s Blue Iris due to open at the Market on 21st August. It’s directed by Janice Honeyman with Graham Weir, Lee-Ann van Rooi and Claire Berlein. Described in the press release:
Set in Fugard’s beloved Karoo, this tender story revolves around the gradual [...]
It’s really sad that there are so few events and no guided tours at Walter Sisulu Botanical Gardens, or if there are, they aren’t advertised. Kirstenbosch Gardens in Cape Town has a very active programme of guided walks but there aren’t any at Walter Sisulu. Also the two upcoming concerts at Walter Sisulu indicate that [...]
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 Topsy [...]