Starring Desmond Dube, Kai Luke Brummer and Siya Mayola. Captured live on The Fugard Stage in 2020. The Fugard Theatre chose this particular work of Athol Fugard’s to mark thier 10th anniversary because it holds a mirror up to us as people, and forces us to question the humanity behind our thoughts and our actions. There is no better time to be reminded of that than now.
Amanda Nxumalo is in Grade 11. She is 16-years-old and has a major crush on Katy, a white Afrikaans girl. In this sensitive and amusing one-woman play, Amanda shares a day in her school-girl life - a day filled with innocence and anticipation.
A filmed version of the stage show Bantu - an artistic reflection on Steve Biko's writings, his untimely death, and his life's legacy. Bantu was staged at the Joburg Theatre and directed by Makhaola Ndebele.
Ma: Delve into a cyber-crime series, set in the lockdown period... David and Jessica ‘match’ on an online dating site. As their relationship develops a 'dark web' cyber manipulation ensues, leading to an unforeseen murder.
The Doors of Learning & Culture Shall be Opened"-Freedom Charter #SASTOnlineTheatre brings a ground breaking Musical by the multi-award winning playwright Aubrey Sekhabi, #Freedom for YouthMonthCelebration. Freedom is a musical that tells the story of a student and leader of #FeesMustFall movement, Phindile whose life takes a turn after the students protest to the union buildings.
"From Koe'siestes To Kneidlach" is on Quicket! Tickets are available to purchase now at R60. The show will run from this Friday 26th June until 10 July. It was recorded in 2018 so very much CoVid-compliant! 😁 Please stay safe and continue to support South African theatre!
An online festival that was created for performers to gain online and social media exposure, a reason to create, and an opportunity to earn. The festival ran for the month of April, and over R25 000.00 was raised.
SATOD is an internet-based, pay-per-view video-on-demand service, supplying a unique catalogue of filmed theatrical experiences. To the individual with a passion for theatre: SATOD is the platform for you.
The Fall is a vital new production devised by seven University of Cape Town Drama graduates who share their experiences during the #RhodesMustFall, #FeesMustFall and subsequent student movements that swept South Africa during 2015 and 2016.
Starring Anna-Mart van der Merwe, Tshamano Sebe and Sne Dladla. Captured live on The Fugard Stage in 2016. Written and directed by Athol Fugard and co-directed by Paula Fourie, the play is inspired by the life of farmworker Nukain Mabuza, a self-taught artist living in segregated, pre-liberation South Africa. The Stone Garden of Nukain Mabuza is considered by experts in outsider art circles as one of only 44 global examples of environmentally based outsider art.
Starring Sandra Prinsloo, Marius Weyers, and Emily Child. Captured live on The Fugard Stage in 2018. Inspired by Helen Martins, who lived in Nieu-Bethesda and created the now famous Owl House – which is designated a provincial heritage site – The Road to Mecca is the story of a woman’s desire for personal and artistic freedom within the narrow confines of a conservative and highly religious community in the Karoo in early seventies apartheid South Africa.
For the first time in its 46-year history, the National Arts Festival will be held entirely online for the full 11 Days of Amazing. Join us from 25 June to 5 July 2020 for the ultimate virtual celebration of South African arts.
Is it possible to do improv in the time of Lockdown you say? Well... when the answer is always to SAY YES, we had to find a way to play. It's adapted games and the same old players and it's a great laugh.
An online Q&A series exploring the themes of Hamlet by William Shakespeare, presented by Abrahamse & Meyer Productions made possible by the Department of Sports, Arts and Culture (DSAC). A recorded version of the production is available for viewing below.
The Hope Project SA sets out as a Non-Profit organisation to keep us sharing, in community, with a healthy difference. Safely creating job opportunities for those who find themselves stranded, ‘cancelled’, ’postponed’ or without any source of income and way to live.
Joburg City Theatres has always counted on the loyalty and generosity of its patrons. Please support our theatres by purchasing a dedicated Joburg City Theatres voucher from Webtickets. All support will have an impact on our future work.
- Vouchers can be used for a future purchase of tickets for a production sold through Webtickets at any of our 3 theatres– Joburg, Soweto or Roodepoort Theatre.
The fund was established to raise funds to buy grocery vouchers for freelance performers but has now been extended to include backstage and stage management staff. Anyone who is a freelancer from the events industry is allowed to apply.