The lottery has waltzed in to give the festival the funding lifeline it needs to step out for another year.
?Award winning Cirque Éloize iD is in South Africa for the first time. The show openened at the Teatro at Montecasino, Johannesburg on August 19.
Playwright Eve Ensler shares the stories of women of different ages and races from all over the world through monologue, song and spoken word.
"The Outsiders" - a play performed by inmates and parolees - makes a strong point about the reintegration of offenders into society.
The rural town of Smithfield has become a singular proving ground for major theatrical productions.
The National Lotteries Board allocation of R2.86-million for the production about Nelson Mandela's life is enough for just three nights on stage.
The National Lotteries Board says it paid out the grant for the Madiba opera within three working days of a signed grant agreement.
According to the producer of "Madiba: The African Opera" there are no funds because the Lotto did not pay out the promised amount.
"Madiba, the African Opera" premiers at the Pretoria State Theatre on Friday May 23 2014. The production runs until June 1 2014.
Stretching the translations to its limit, Brett Bailey removes the frills of Verdi's opera without taking from its beauty.
Sylvaine Strike will be rewarded at the National Arts Festival for her prolific, collaborative productions.
Join the likes of John Vlismas, Tumi Morake, Jack Parow, Khanyi Mbau, Dineo Ranaka and Somizi Mhlongo at the upcoming roast of Kenny Kunene.
"Mies Juli" walked away the big winner for the night as best male actor, best director and best production went to its cast and crew.
A knit-a-thon, produced by Joburg Ballet and 67 Blankets, will take place after the weekend's "Coppélia" show and aims to sew blankets for charity.
Renowned actor and playwright John Kani talks to Brent Meersman about his new play, "Missing", now showing at the Baxter Theatre.
Play examines the vexed issue of granting parole to Eugene de Kock, the convicted apartheid death squad leader.
Meet Evita Bezuidenhout's younger sister, Bambi Kellermann.
Recreated from 1 200 pages of radio broadcast transcripts, "Hate Radio" tells the story of the horrific days of the Rwandan Genocide in 1994.
Theatre: Love leads to a hero's happiness in popular culture today. But in ancient Athens? Jealousy and death.