SOUTH AFRICA’S PRODUCTION OF THE MUSICAL ‘THE COLOR PURPLE’ TO TRAVEL TO SHANGHAI

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 →

WOZA ALBERT! makes an always welcome return

Back by popular demand, Joburg Theatre is proud to present Woza Albert! by Percy Mtwa, Mbongeni Ngema and Barney Simon, on The Fringe Theatre stage from Friday 1 June – Sunday 17 June. Woza Albert! will always remain as one of the most vibrant examples of satirical anti-apartheid South African Theatre,  demonstrating innovation and creativity during one of the most pivotal... Continue Reading →

Pinocchio – It’s a Real Panto!

The minute that invitation to the annual year-end pantomime hits your Inbox, your heart gives a little thump of joy … and not just because it signifies that the holidays are around the corner! This is Janice Honeyman’s 30th pantomime, which is an achievement in itself. The fact that she continues to get it right,... Continue Reading →

Meet the Men who Bring the Magic …

GETTING TO KNOW SOME OF THE CAST OF ROBIN HOOD AND THE BABES IN THE WOOD Theatre is many things to many people: smoke and mirrors to some, a means of political and social rhetoric or commentary to others. But there’s no doubt that when it comes to Pantomime, it’s pure magic! There can be... Continue Reading →

REVIEW – ACCEPTANCE

Filicide – The deliberate act of a parent killing his or her child. SMA – Spinal Muscular Atrophy In April 2014, the media was in a frenzy over the case of a South-African born mother, residing in England who killed her three severely disabled children. We watched as the story unfolded, riveted, horrified, saddened and... Continue Reading →

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