The annual showcase started in 1991 - Shall We Dance is probably the longest annual production in Durban. It is presented by The Playhouse Company in association with the South African Dance Teachers Association. Produced and directed by Neville Letard and Caryl Cusens.
Roger and Hammerstein`s much loved musical comes to the Playhouse stage for the 2016 festive season. The well-known tale of the musical von Trap family and their journey of love and survival during the second world war in Austria
Ethekwini Gospel Choir is a new production that consists of 49 members from the surrounding of Durban Metro and other parts of KZN province including the band. They will be recording their first live CD and DVD.
Multi- award winning writer, designer and director Neil Coppen combines forces with Nobulali Productions to create an all new theatrical version of George Orwell`s timeless classic Animal Farm. Coppen`s dynamic new take on Orwell`s allegory sees him draw on his trademark visual- style working alongisde five actors, a variety of masks and costumes, movement, music and shadow puppetry. Choreographed…
The play based on a true life story of the late Lenny Naidu, a freedom fighter and activist in the 1980s, but yet still an ordinary man who had ambitions and goals. Written by Jayshree Parasuramen. Original music by Burton Naidoo. Directed by Themi Venturas
An evening of devotion music. To live a life of love is a journey. It starts with an experience and becomes a lifestyle. The experience awaits at the Just Love concert hosted by Bhakti Marga South Africa showcasing a series of talented artists sharing a common goal of unity, peace and love through high vibrational song and dance.
First published in 2002, Nothing But The Truth tells a complex South African story. London based cultural critic Belinda Otas writes that the play is "an in-depth and subtle examination of family, sibling rivalry, truth, justice, forgiveness, reconciliation and the compassion of the human soul when it has been wronged".
A premier poetry/gospel concert to ever be staged on South African soil. Premised on a conviction that poetry and gospel are word vehicles. The concert will feature giants of both worlds, sharing the stage in delivering inspirational and healing content artistically.
Join us for an exciting day of fun and learning through drama, dance and arts and crafts. In the four hours, you are treated to a dance workshop, then hop along to a drumming circle followed by some arts and crafts to make your very own puppet. Once all that action is soaked up, sit down for lunch and an imagination adventure with our storytelling by a very special guest.
Get ready to laugh your socks off in this hilarious all-woman explosion of laughter featuring the cream of female comedians. After the show, festival-goers can continue to have fun at the Festival After-Party with a special guest DJ in the Inner Foyer.
Directed by Monwabisi Grootboom