If you love that Celtic sound and feel like some guid Scottish humour, then button up your fly, grip onto your trouser belt and get yourself down to Cape Town’s Rosebank Theatre for Whar’s yer troosers.

We asked some tuned-in Capetonians to pick their anticipated highlights from the line-up of 100 shows at this year’s inaugural Cape Town Fringe festival, which is set to run in the city from 25 September to 5 October.

Friday, 26 September 2014 11:47

Cape Town Fringe sets off creative spark in City

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The street posters are up, the venues are built and ready, and hundreds of performers are preparing to transport audiences to new time and places as part of the inaugural Cape Town Fringe festival, which opens today in the Mother City.

Wednesday, 03 September 2014 12:44

Cape Town Fringe gets physical

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Artists taking part in the inaugural Cape Town Fringe festival are putting their bodies – and hearts – on the line in a wide-range of physical theatre and performance art productions, set to run from 25 September 5 October.

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  • Last night I went to Artscape again, making it two nights in a row, to see another of the season of new writing’s offerings, Chomi. And it was an absolute treat being in the audience. The play is a young, black, gay, South African stage version of Friends/Sex And the City and it was cute […]

  • A lovely thing about the Artscape Season of New Writing is the energy, time, money and commitment given to brand new work. Thank you Artscape for these many years of actively growing local theatre. Last night was my turn to see Wessel Pretorius’ Undone (previously ONT in Afrikaans). And it was very, very, very good. […]

  • The cute documentary that Pascale Neuschäfer made about me and improv.

  • Sue MacLaine was totally fabulous last night in her piece Still Life, where we the audience were expected to draw her as she spoke and posed and kept silent and whispered wonderful things and explored an emotional range of being totally present that was huge and special and, most importantly, unusual. It is really exciting […]

  • Violet Online has been a joyous surprise. Granted, I don’t need to do the hard work of going on stage every night, being the director. Lovely Lynita Crofford has managed that very nicely, thank you very much. The surprise hasn’t even been how well received the work has been, even though it has, with two […]