The Head & The Load finally reaches Johannesburg after delays caused by the COVID pandemic.
Elesin Oba, The King’s Horseman, is a film of a play by author and activist Wole Soyinka. It premieres at the Toronto International Film Festival.
From Blood Sisters to Half of a Yellow Sun, he was loved for his TV series and films as well as his novel Burma Boy.
Moya is a show that seeks a spiritual awakening, especially after the trauma and isolation of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Durban’s Jomba! festival is now 100% online and free, and there has been a move from stage art to screen dance.
The renowned playwright saw theatre as a link to the wider community - and ultimately our common humanity.
Theatre is able to create a space for discussion about how and why women experience physical and emotional violence.
The independent theatre will be a monument to how a failed department of arts and culture could not match state support with public philanthropy.
With the community, the group of theatre-makers and academics created a play that could also serve as a policy brief on what’s missing from the battle to reduce drug use in Durban.
As it toured schools, the play Talk to Me, about two friends and HIV, was able to create brave and safe spaces for conversation about a challenging subject.
Is there value in reviving Western classics in post-colonial (South) Africa? Is this not perpetuating Western cultural imperialism?