Kate Liquorish (30) and Tony Bonani Miyambo (26) clinched the 2014 Brett Goldin Bursary awards at an event held at the Market Theatre in Johannesburg on Friday, 11 April, just five days ahead of the eighth anniversary of the young actor’s brutal murder over the Easter weekend in 2006.

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A Goldin opportunity for two young South African actors between 20 and 30 years old – the Baxter is now calling for applications for auditions for the 2014 Brett Goldin Bursary.

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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.

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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).

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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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Monday, 27 January 2014 15:29

THEATRE4YOUTH Forum Comes to Cape Town

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.

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Cape Town audiences are in for a treat this festive season when two of South Africa’s sexiest and most popular actors, Maurice Paige and Theodore Jantjies, take to the stage to entertain audiences in Platform 9, from 2 December 2013 to 25 January 2014 in the Baxter Golden Arrow Studio.

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Theatre at its most powerful when Thembi Mtshali-Jones takes to the Baxter stage in A Woman in Waiting, created and directed by Yael Farber. Distinguished stage, television and film actress Thembi Mtshali-Jones returns to the Baxter stage in her solo tour-de-force A Woman in Waiting, directed by Yael Farber. Performances are in the Golden Arrow Studio from 25 September to 12 October, at 8.15pm nightly and the matinee is at 2pm on 28 September.

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Is money the answer to everything? What happens to the individual in a bullish and volatile global economy?

I Hit the Ground Running, a first-time collaboration between Scenkonst Sörmland (Sweden) and the Baxter Theatre Centre, is a cutting-edge dance and music performance piece at the Baxter Flipside for one week only from 29 August to 7 September at 7.30pm nightly, with a matinee on 7 September at 2pm.

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Hearts and Eyes Theatre Collective has forged its reputation with the brave staging of human stories: the real and the personal in pursuit of truth and understanding.  My Name is Rachel Corrie is such a work, and will continue to build the company’s reputation for the award-winning staging of true stories.

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A place where Megan gets off her head.
  • It is official. Linus is trying to kill us. It starts off really early in the morning when Big Friendly gets up. I hear it happening in the passage. Linus tries to trip him, every single day of our lives. After he has tried to trip Big Friendly he lies plonk, in the middle of […]

  • So, Casper de Vries was our celebrity guest on our regular Monday night improv night at The Galloway Theatre last night (and it was totally fantastic by the way). Before the show we were chatting and I found out that he was actually in Cape Town because he was exhibiting his paintings, at Artscape. I […]

  • I love this blog space. I love this immediate online place where I see the words being made and then I push a few keys and suddenly they arrive in a completely public world where others can choose to read them. I love that readers take me seriously enough to leave comments, and that I […]

  • 1. Dogs are always in the present. They are open and waiting, and entirely responsive. 2. Dogs don’t read between the lines. 3. Dogs think every offer is the most brilliant idea. Every. Single. Time. 4. Dogs are never pointlessly original. 5. Dogs offer the best support. 6. Dogs don’t get tired of the same […]

  • I think actors have only two states in their real lives, when they aren’t pretending to be someone else. One is a state of arrogance. This is when an actor has a job. It doesn’t really matter what the job is, only that they have it, and one better, that they took it away from […]