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.

The National Arts Festival has announced the launch of a new partnership with the European Union (EU), which will see over R6m invested in the City of Grahamstown’s ‘Creative City’ project over the next two years.

Monday, 27 January 2014 15:29

THEATRE4YOUTH Forum Comes to Cape Town

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ASSITEJ SA will be hosting a day-long Theatre4Youth forum at the Masambe theatre, Baxter theatre complex, on Friday 31st January from 8h30 – 18h00. The forum aims to sustain an active dialogue between artists, educators, government and supporting bodies in order to engage with how theatre and the arts can best contribute to learning.

Inspiring a Generation is an ASSITEJ SA and Theatre Arts Admin Collective initiative that aims to inspire theatre practitioners to make innovative, cutting edge theatre for children in South Africa.

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Megan's Head

A place where Megan gets off her head.
  • My new project is directing the fabulous Lynita Crofford in a risky, frisky one woman show that is part blog, part confession, part fantasy called Violet Online. And it is the best fun I have had in ages. Based on blog entries chronicling her post-divorce dating life, Violet lets us into her hilarious online Scrabble […]

  • I am filled with a special kind of joy and excitement because next Monday we are doing a different kind of improv from the usual Monday night’s TheatreSports. Awesome improvisers Carolyn Lewis, Leon Clingman, Ryan Jales and I will take to the stage at The Galloway Theatre at 8pm, and improvise. We have no idea […]

  • I have just had a blinding realisation. It happened while looking at a pic of a man and a signboard. He was advertising his show at the Edinburgh festival. My heart did a lurch when I identified with him and imagined how he felt. Here is a screenshot of the pic. Totally innocent and cute, unless […]

  • My wonderful little road show has brought me to Newcastle. Granted, we drove straight to our designation, a private hospital, where we are hosting another ward hostess Angel party, saying thank you to the usually invisible, but it is my first time in this neck of the woods. I have driven past signs that said […]

  • This is the story I entered for the first round of the NYC Midnight flash fiction challenge. It needed to be under 1000 words, I was in group 1, which meant the genre was suspense, location was a dark alley and the object to include was chocolate milk. Mr Trusty Synopsis: Painters open a door […]