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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  • 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 […]

  • Last night a few of us (mostly white women theatre makers) hung out with visiting UK performer Sue Maclaine at the Theatre Arts Admin Collective, and she chatted to us about her work and inspiration and methodology. It was lovely and interesting and inspiring, and also hilarious. I am always struck by the things we […]

  • I am still on a cloud of high after the most intense and passionate week of work. It is Saturday morning and I woke up early to write a proposal (I was too tired to do it last night) and I was happy and amped to do it this morning. That’s because I am loving […]

  • Here is my 2nd round story for the NYCmidnight flash fiction challenge (I got a respectable 11 points for my story in the 1st round). The genre was romantic comedy, object a carved pumpkin and location a veterinarian’s waiting room. Selwyn and the Pumpkin A dog and a pumpkin are involved in the outrageous end […]

  • I have been properly unsettled by the many thoughts I have had over the banning of Brett Bailey’s performance art piece Exhibit B at The Barbican in the UK. I don’t think any art should ever be banned. But no, that isn’t entirely, 100% true. A starving dog was once on exhibition. That needed to […]