Joburg Theatre and Bernard Jay are excited to announce that their highly acclaimed, award-winning production of the musical The Color Purple will travel to the SAIC-Shanghai Culture Square Theatre in China for fourteen performances from July 29th to August 9th 2020. The all-South African company, helmed by director Janice Honeyman, will move ‘lock, stock and... Continue Reading →
The stories behind the building of one of the finest paediatric facilities on the African continent told for the first time in a new book.
The Nelson Mandela Children’s Hospital was a project that seemed impossible when it was merely an idea. The seed took root when 10 people sat around a table discussing the state of paediatric care in South Africa – a discussion sparked by the recent passing of a five-year-old boy. These people shared similar experiences that all pointed to the fact that devoted specialist care was needed for children.
Madiba set the challenge with a simple question: “How can there be only one dedicated hospital in the country for our children?”
This challenge provided the starting point that resulted in a global campaign that would impact the most vulnerable and often voiceless members of our society.
From a small seed taking root so began a…
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FAREWELL TOUR FOR ANDRE THE HILARIOUS HYPNOTIST The Studio Theatre @ Montecasino 22 January – 23 February Andre The Hilarious Hypnotist, one of South Africa’s funniest entertainers, is a firm favourite on the Johannesburg theatre scene each year in January as one of the best ways to chase away the New Year Blues. 2020 is no... Continue Reading →
I finally got to see the delightful production of Seussical that's currently on stage at The Lyric Theatre, Gold Reef City. If you don't have your own child as an excuse to go along and see the show, don't stress ... you don't need one! Just take your own inner child and enjoy! I smiled... Continue Reading →
Exciting news on the musical theatre horizon! A brand-new production and major extensive world tour of Queen and Ben Elton’s multi-award-winning rock musical We Will Rock You will embark next year at Cape Town’s Artscape Theatre Centre on Saturday, 05 September 2020 for a five-week season ending on 04 October 2020. Thereafter the show opens at... Continue Reading →
*** AN EXCLUSIVE OPPORTUNITY TO WIN FRONT ROW TICKETS TO ONE OF THE HOTTEST SHOWS IN JOBURG, INCLUDING A MEET + GREET WITH SOME OF THE CAST!! *** STAR-STUDDED ALL SA CAST ROCKS MONTECASINO “Come on feel the noize!” Broadway’s smash hit musical, Rock of Ages is rocking Montecasino’s Teatro until Sunday, 20 October 2019. This jukebox musical... Continue Reading →
Chiquita School of Spanish Dancing is reviving their 2018 showcase The Magic of the Movies. The production is in aid of Soweto Animal Rescue and Advisory Centre and will take place on Sunday 13 October 2019 at Cliffview Primary School. The production highlights the music from the movies. From Titanic to The Peanuts Movie, Kill... Continue Reading →
There's nothing quite like starting the day with a heavy dose of inspiration! Yes, tears were shed, but there's no doubt that everyone at this event today left holding their heads a little higher, knowing that not all the stories told about our country are bad ones!! Clover has been partnering with CHOC since 2004... Continue Reading →
BORN TO PERFORM presents SHINE! 2019 Born To Perform founders Gemma and Matthew Marinus recently took some time out from their hectic schedules to chat to me about this year’s exciting, upcoming production, SHINE! MC for the show, popular rising star, Zinah, also joined us. Born to Perform was born out of the Stageworx school... Continue Reading →