A Christmas Carol review – Pure festive season joy

What brings this production to life is a unison of narration and music. It’s just pure Christmas magic.

In Johannesburg there’s a Christmas tradition of watching the pantomime and, if you’re old school and like the classics, it doesn’t come any better than A Christmas Carol.

A Christmas Carol review – Pure festive season joy
A Christmas Carol review – Pure festive season joy

A Christmas Carol review – Pure festive season joy

What brings this production to life is a unison of narration and music. It’s just pure Christmas magic.

Your theatre guide this festive season

Your theatre guide this festive season

‘Isambulo’ is a musical that displays the African culture of worship within a typical Sunday church service.
Tina Turner tribute show lights up the stage

Tina Turner tribute show lights up the stage

The singer uses her bold personality and knowledge of various music genres to conquer Turner’s iconic growls, grunts and raspy vocals.
Beauty and the Beast: Fairytale magic before Christmas

Beauty and the Beast: Fairytale magic before Christmas

Jonathan Blaine Shore, who stars as Beast, is a screen and stage actor, dancer and voice artist.
The Little Prince: An African-inspired adaptation

The Little Prince: An African-inspired adaptation

The production wholly captures the spirit of the novel in which the important message is to embrace your inner child.
‘The Revlon Girl’ tells the tale of surviving loss

‘The Revlon Girl’ tells the tale of surviving loss

South African audiences will be able relate to the mining themes and the irresponsibility of those in power.
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time: A poignant and loving story

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time: A poignant and loving story

The story is gripping, the characters intriguing and the show beautiful. Go and watch it and find out how this mystery ends.
‘Cinderella’ comes to The Teatro in time for Christmas

‘Cinderella’ comes to The Teatro in time for Christmas

With Christmas just around the corner, this family-friendly production is the perfect outing this holiday season.
Off-the-grid theatre venues worth visiting

Off-the-grid theatre venues worth visiting

Here is a handy guide to go off-the-grid and enjoy shows in an intimate (and sometimes a little sticky) place.
Top musical shows for the soul

Top musical shows for the soul

Making staycationing more escapist, the Freddie Mercury and Queen tribute show, returns for a four-week run over the Christmas period.
Matilda The Musical is one show you shouldn’t miss

Matilda The Musical is one show you shouldn’t miss

If you’ve never read the book or seen the movie, that’s fine. The musical presents a new version of the story adapted for stage in a delightful way.
‘The Little Prince’: A charming tale with a musical twist

‘The Little Prince’: A charming tale with a musical twist

If you’ve never experienced this charming story, now is the time to take the whole family and experience pure theatre magic.
Odd Man Out review

Odd Man Out review

The play exemplifies the fact that theatre can be educational, meaningful and thoroughly entertaining.
Three unmissable shows for theatre fans

Three unmissable shows for theatre fans

‘Tshepang: The Third Testament’ is based on a devastating true story that rocked the nation and shocked the world.
‘Harry & the Gupta’ sure to leave you in stitches

‘Harry & the Gupta’ sure to leave you in stitches

The story begins when Durban’s ‘con of cons’ meets Joburg’s ‘don of dons’ for the first time.
Trevor Noah handpicks the funniest 13 SA comedians

Trevor Noah handpicks the funniest 13 SA comedians

A big break is on the cards for a list of up-and-coming South African comics.
Faust opens at The State Theatre

Faust opens at The State Theatre

Opera lovers are in for a devil of a time.
‘The Pregnant Lesbian’ play hits Soweto

‘The Pregnant Lesbian’ play hits Soweto

This story looks at the notion of intolerance, following the life of a lesbian woman who has been impregnated by her rapist.
Reliving music’s greatest legends

Reliving music’s greatest legends

This new show at Gold Reef City is a celebration of artists such as David Bowie, Prince, Brenda Fassie and Mandoza, who were taken too soon.
Cirque Infernal review

Cirque Infernal review

This new performance, featuring some truly death-defying acts, will leave audiences in awe.
Get ready for this year’s Snow White pantomime

Get ready for this year’s Snow White pantomime

Legendary 702 talk radio show host John Robbie makes his pantomime debut in Snow White.
Tap Dogs: The hottest show on legs is an upbeat spectacle

Tap Dogs: The hottest show on legs is an upbeat spectacle

You won’t leave The Teatro without feeling a little out of breath after this vivacious show that never misses a beat.
Peter and the Wolf: A show built from recycled materials

Peter and the Wolf: A show built from recycled materials

Children can enjoy the theatre and be taught a valuable lesson on the importance of recycling.
Cast of ‘Matilda The Musical’ announced

Cast of ‘Matilda The Musical’ announced

Matilda The Musical begins performances in Johannesburg on October 17, and moves to Cape Town in early December.
Caroline Borole is living her dream as Tina Turner

Caroline Borole is living her dream as Tina Turner

Soweto singer will take Tina Turner fans down memory lane.
New show for Tol-As Mo

New show for Tol-As Mo

Mongezi “Tol-As Mo” Mahlangu steps back on stage this month.

 

 

 

 

 

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