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Gallery: World-renowned Mozart’s The Magic Flute @joburgtheatre @CoLabNetwork #JTGardenClassics #JTMagicFlute

oburg Theatre, in partnership with MDN Classics, will be presenting Mozart’s The Magic Flute on the Mandela stage at Joburg Theatre, for four shows only, from Wednesday 18 May to Tuesday 24 May. Mozart´s opera, The Magic Flute, is regarded as one of the most beautiful pieces of music ever written. Composed and premiered in Vienna, […]

FOREVER JACKSON is set to delight Michael Jackson fans in Joburg #FOREVERJACKSON @joburgtheatre

JOBURG THEATRE PRESENTS THE ULTIMATE MICHAEL JACKSON EXPERIENCE WITH FOREVER JACKSON Direct from London and exclusively at Joburg Theatre, visiting South Africa for the first time, FOREVER JACKSON is set to delight Michael Jackson fans in Joburg.  The show will run on The Mandela stage from June 1st to June 19th 2016.   Artist and producer Robin […]

THE FULL MORTY returns @joburgtheatre #TheFullMorty

After sold-out performances around the country and a highly successful season in Joburg last August, Mortimer Williams returns to the Jozi stage in The Full Morty at The Fringe at Joburg Theatre from Tuesday, 31 May – Sunday 5 June. Join critically acclaimed theatre actor, TV actor, madly talented vocalist and professional k*k talker Mortimer […]

Burn the Floor @OfficialBTF #burnthefloorsa

Get ready to rock to sizzling production of Burn the Floor Before there was Dirty Dancing… Before there was Saturday Night Fever… Before ballroom dancing became cool with reality TV… There was the real deal – the dancers tearing up the dance floor, in an “international style” competition since 1920. International style competitions involve five […]

World-renowned Mozart’s The Magic Flute @joburgtheatre #JTGardenClassics

Joburg Theatre, in partnership with MDN Classics, will be presenting Mozart’s The Magic Flute on the Mandela stage at Joburg Theatre, for four shows only, from Wednesday 18 May to Tuesday 24 May. Mozart´s opera, The Magic Flute, is regarded as one of the most beautiful pieces of music ever written. Composed and premiered in […]

International ballet performances @BrooklynTheatre & @ArtscapeTheatre

KOREAN YOUTH BALLET STARS & OTHER INTERNATIONAL & SOUTH AFRICAN STAR DANCERS IN BALLET GALAS FOR PRETORIA & JHB IN MARCH Following on from the 5th South African International Ballet Competition (SAIBC) in Cape Town, spectacular ballet once again comes to Gauteng and Limpopo Province in March when dancers and guest artists from the competition […]

Cape Dance Company presents their 21st anniversary A Thousand Shepherds at Artscape from 18-20 March 2016 @CDC_SouthAfrica

Cape Dance Company presents their 21st anniversary A Thousand Shepherds at Artscape from 18-20 March 2016 The contemporary classical Cape Dance Company (CDC), under the artistic direction of Debbie Turner, celebrates its 21st anniversary this year by presenting five performances at the Artscape Theatre from 18 to 20 March 2016. The season, sponsored principally by […]

Auditions open for Born To Perform

Following the success of the inaugural Born To Perform Gala Concert held in July 2015 which received rave reviews from all who attended, plans are well underway for the 2nd Born To Perform Gala Concert taking place on Friday 10 December 2016 at The Lyric Theatre, Gold Reef City. Enjoy the highlights video of “Born […]

Exciting Afrikaans theatre at the Pieter Toerien Montecasino Studio Theatre

Winter’s chill will be kept at bay this year with a packed season of sensational storytelling, singing and all-round brilliant Afrikaans theatre at the Pieter Toerien Montecasino Studio Theatre in Fourways, Gauteng. Inspiring and inimitable producer Kosie Smit, well-known for his contribution to the Afrikaans theatre industry, is at the helm of a much anticipated […]

Dance Umbrella 2016 @danceumbrellaSA

A celebration of 28 years of South African contemporary Dance proudly presented by Dance Forum and funded by the Department of Arts & Culture, in association with the Gauteng Department of Sport, Recreation, Arts and Culture, the U.S. Mission South Africa, Creative Feel and Splitbeam. Dance Umbrella 2016 The Dance Umbrella festival celebrates its 28th […]

BYE BYE BABY! The sound of Franki Valli & The Four Seasons this Valentine @joburgtheatre #JTByeByeBaby

Direct from London – enjoy the sweet sounds of Franki Valli & The Four Seasons this Valentine’s month Joburg Theatre: 10 – 28 February Direct from London, BYE BYE BABY, having taken the UK by storm in 2015, is to perform on the Mandela stage, Joburg Theatre from February 10th to 28th. The show is […]

Wanted: SA’s John Travolta for Saturday Night Fever @StateTheatreSA

Tony Manero was king. In the 1970s disco era there were no bigger moves, no bigger sounds than those of John Travolta and Saturday Night Fever. The strutting, the energy, the suit, the hair, the music … nobody could do Tony Manero quite like Travolta…. right…..? Do you have the moves, the voice and the […]

Jazz and jokes at State Theatre’s Rendezvous this November

Jazz and jokes at State Theatre’s Rendezvous this November When it comes to the finest in South African jazz and comedy, the State Theatre’s Rendezvous Theatre has made a name for itself as a venue that knows what its audience wants. This November, the jazz line-up includes Herbie Tsoaeli and Luyanda Madope on 13 November, […]

Ceri Dupree’s brand new glitterfest ‘The Fabulous Ceri Dupree Show’ @CeriDupree @TheatreOnSquare

Ceri Dupree is heading back to South Africa, hot off London’s West End in a brand new, hilarious glitterfest, The Fabulous Ceri Dupree Show. The limited Cape Town and Johannesburg season will be presented by VRG Theatrical. Ceri has been delighting audiences worldwide for more than 30 years and his unique talents have landed him […]

The Little Mermaid and her fishy friends are back at the Peoples Theatre @JoburgTheatre

The Little Mermaid and her fishy friends are back at the Peoples Theatre with even more pizzazz than ever before, from 2nd November – 24th December. The popular theatre directors Jill Girard and Keith Smith are pros at bringing magical children’s productions to the stage and the Disney classic, The Little Mermaid is no exception. […]

It’s pantastic: #SleepingBeautyPanto @joburgtheatre

ROMANCE AND LAUGHS A-PLENTY IN JANICE HONEYMAN’S PANTOMIME SLEEPING BEAUTY Theatre producer Bernard Jay is proud to announce his fifteenth collaboration with acclaimed writer/director Janice Honeyman on the annual Joburg Theatre pantomime productions. These much anticipated family entertainments have become the most popular stage shows in South Africa, each year attracting over 65,000 patrons. The evergreen […]

Political thriller in dance: Qaphela Caesar! hits stages next week

  Friends, Romans, countrymen, lend me your ears. Julius Caesar – the Roman dictator who was assassinated – is making his way to the State Theatre this month. Well, sort of. Shakespeare’s classic text about honour, patriotism and friendship has been reworked as a political thriller in neo classical and contemporary dance by renowned choreographer […]

ESPAÑA 50 – The Spanish Dance Society’s 50th Anniversary Celebration Performance @JoburgTheatre

The Spanish Dance Society will celebrate its 50th anniversary with a show, España 50 at The Fringe, Joburg Theatre on October 17 and 18, 2015. The programme will feature guest artist, Angel Muñoz, one of Spain’s most recognised Flamenco dancers and teacher; the works of nine leading choreographers from Gauteng, Cape Town and Durban and […]

The Big fat Bollywood Wedding finally comes to The Teatro at @MontecasinoZA!

It’s loud and proudly Bollywood and it’s just a few weeks away from hitting the stage at The Teatro at Montecasino. The countdown to 6th October and the arrival of India’s highly successful song and dance production Blame it on Bollywood begins today. Audiences should prepare for a night of romance, comedy and pure enchantment […]

Stimulating Spectacle and Transparent Dialogue: The DFL Sex Actually Festival RETURNS @drama_for_life!

Stimulating Spectacle and Transparent Dialogue: The DFL Sex Actually Festival RETURNS! The 8th annual Sex Actually Festival returns to Wits University from the 01 – 03 October 2015, and this year we focus on speaking actively and transparently about sex, men’s health, masculinities, and HIV/AIDS. Programmed highlights consist of performance art productions, a playful student […]

See #BlackAndBlue @MarketTheatre tonight!

Kosie House of Theatre in association with the Company’s production of Black and Blue directed by James Cuningham. This legendary play returns to Johannesburg after 11 years of anticipation. The long-awaited hit story about loss, love, healing and gardening stars Sylvaine Strike (The Travellers, Coupé, The Table, The Miser) and Atandwa Kani (Hayani, The Island, […]

Local dancers ready to Blame it on Bollywood

It’s going to be big, and loud, and spectacular as Bollywood takes over at the Teatro at Montecasino in October. Preparations are coming together perfectly for the highly anticipated production of Blame it on Bollywood, which will be in Gauteng for eight performances only. A talented and star-studded Indian cast has been signed up to […]

Peter Lotis Tribute Concert 24 September @BARNYARDTHEATRE @Radio2Day

Radio Today in association with the Barnyard Theatre Cresta  is paying  tribute to the late Peter Lotis, they will host a  a benefit concert on Heritage Day, 24 September  at 2pm at the Barnyard Theatre Cresta. The performances will feature his  friends and colleagues that were part of his career spanning his  6 decades in […]

A FEAST OF FOLK TALES FROM THIS YEAR’S MAGICAL STORY BOOK

A FEAST OF FOLK TALES FROM THIS YEAR’S MAGICAL STORY BOOK “Story telling has a magic about it that entrances and enthrals. It has the ability to grab the attention of any audience, young and old.”                                                                                                                                                                                                                      The most beloved children’s […]

Animal Farm, a South African Adaptation

Animal Farm, a South African adaptation with an all female cast. ShakeXperience in association with the Market Theatre will be present ‘Animal Farm’; a South African adaptation of George Orwell’s novel, from the 25 August to the 6 September 2015. Showcasing during Women’s and Heritage’s month, the play explores leadership, power and features an all-female […]

Big Fat Indian Wedding Madness

Take a night off, spoil yourself, and Blame it on Bollywood. As the smash Bollywood hit show comes to South Africa, Montecasino is offering some super packages. The highly anticipated production Blame it on Bollywood will be in Gauteng in October for seven performances only, starting October 6th at The Teatro at Montecasino, in Johannesburg. […]

Theatre trends shape the line-up of Teatro shows

As Montecasino’s Teatro enters its eighth year with over 100 productions under its belt, General Manager Bryan Hill says quite a few trends have emerged – not just at the Teatro, but on the international theatre scene as well. The Teatro, which was constructed by Tsogo Sun at a cost of R100 million in 2007, […]

Audition Call for PEEPDANCE

PEEPDANCE – The Body is the Last Space for Freedom – Dance performance in public space – an international collaboration: Tel Aviv – Johannesburg: AZA15 Festival, Johannesburg The Audition: An open audition for dancers to perform with the Nimrod Freed/Tami Dance Company in the Johannesburg, AZA15 Festival and participate in the Peepdance Project. The audition, […]

Burn the Floor: Strictly Come Dancing star joins Fire in the Ballroom! @joburgtheatre #BurnTheFloor

The true rebels of ballroom “Burn the Floor” are heading back to Joburg with a stunning new production. Audiences will be thrilled with the news that Strictly Come Dancing runner up, Johannes Radebe, will be joining the cast as a fully-fledged part of this international dance sensation. Burn The Floor – “Fire in the Ballroom” […]

Blame it on Bollywood coming to The Teatro, Montecasino!

Blame it on Bollywood hits South African shores in October! The highly anticipated production Blame it on Bollywood hits South African shores in October for seven performances only, starting October 6th at The Teatro, Montecasino, in Johannesburg. Montecasino and AGP World proudly present Blame it on Bollywood to a South African audience who should prepare […]

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