The Baxter Theatre Centre is delighted to launch the fourth annual Zabalaza Theatre Festival, which runs from 7 to 14 March 2014, and plays across four different theatre spaces in a celebration of the power of theatre to connect, entertain and educate.

A new play, Passage, which tackles what it means to be a good man in SA today, is on at the Baxter for a short season this March. Emerging young director Thando Doni and his cast of five actors tackle the question of what it means to be a good man in South Africa today with a brand new play, Passage, at the Baxter Flipside for a short season from 4 to 22 March at 11am (for schools) and 6pm (public performances).

Monday, 24 February 2014 10:36

Going Gooding going to Kalk Bay

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If you…looked forward to ‘Squad Cars, knew what the next best thing to a Lexington was, thought BJ was a cool name for a Prime Minister, skeemed Scope was good literature…then you’ll definitely smaak Going Gooding!

A new South African love story and political thriller. Intrigue, deception and betrayal at the Baxter in the world premiere of John Kani’s latest play, Missing … As South Africa marks 20 years of democracy Missing …, the latest play by esteemed South African actor, director and playwright John Kani, will have its world premiere at the Baxter Theatre from 4 March until 29 March at 8pm nightly.

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