The powerful and shocking story of Skierlik, based on the murders which made news headlines in South Africa in 2008, comes under the spotlight at the Baxter Golden Arrow Studio, for two weeks only, from 4 to 15 June at 7pm nightly, as the winner of the Best of the 2013 Zabalaza Theatre Festival.
Hip Hop Kaslam (HHK) is a groundbreaking movement that has emerged from the streets of Gugulethu and has since gone on to shine the beacon for Cape Flats youth culture, through the creation of exciting hip hop events that offer a platform to township youths to express themselves through spoken word and to a lesser degree music as well as dance, within the framework of hip hop.
Long Street Nights, directed by Nicky Rebelo, weaves together six South Africans and their stories, with a dynamic young cast at the Baxter this May.
If one had heard that Tony Cox's International Guitar Night (IGN) was bringing out the unbelievable UK guitarist Jon Gomm for the forthcoming winter series as well as the equally incredible, funk, slapping, tapping, groove machine from the USA, Preston Reed, guitar fans would have no hesitation in booking their tickets immediately. Circling the globe annually performing in the finest venues and acoustic guitar-based events, these guitarists will soon perform at the Fringe Theatre, Joburg Theatre Complex from 1-6 July and Baxter Concert Hall, Cape Town from 8 to 13 July 2013.
Booking is now open for Lara Foot’s award-winning Solomon and Marion which returns to the stage at Theatre on the Square and Baxter Golden Arrow Studio this June and July.
Following its success hit at the KKNK’s 2012 festival, Tertius Kapp’s Rooiland makes its way to the Baxter’s Flipside from 11 to 27 April at 20h15. Directed by Jaco Bouwer, this multi-award winning production will now be staged in Cape Town for the first time.