Artists are dressing up - or undressing - to make a point about who they really are. But is the spectacle more than just cheap drag?
It may still have a small following, but one dance company is determined to bring ballet, with its roots in the Italian Renaissance, to urban SA.
Julie Harris, the diminutive actor who won five Tony Awards for her stage performances, has died, says a funeral home.
As Ster-Kinekor’s cinemas switch over to digital only, what do we lose with the end of celluloid?
The Sex Actually festival brings youngsters closer to the real issues they engage with daily, and nightly.
Although there is much talk about changing the kinds of shows and profile of audiences, the bottom line remains making money.
Brent Meersman explains how the Freedom Charter became the basis of a remarkable artistic collaboration.
Barry "the Cousin" Hilton, will be this year’s recipient of the third annual South African Comic’s Choice Awards lifetime achievement award.
His play "Panorama" made waves in the 1980s. Pieter-Dirk Uys recalls how he updated the story to write a novel with the island prison at its core.
An R8-million grant leaves the dazzling South African Mzansi Ballet company dancing on air.
The weird and the wonderful were on display in Grahamstown but there’s a new world coming, and it’s to be found at the event’s fringe.
Mbongeni Ngema returns to the 39th National Arts Festival stage, after almost three decades, in The Zulu, a 90-minute oratorical tour de force.
A Dutch team has brought the story of a really bad opera singer to SA, and audiences are lapping it up.
"Wednesday Night" is directed by Princess Mhlongo, last year’s winner of the Standard Bank Young Artist of the Year for drama.
It’s something of a shock arriving in Grahamstown at festival-time, writes Matthew Krouse.
The 30-year-old protest classic emerges at the National Arts Festival.
The winner of the coveted Standard Bank Young Artist award for dance will be performing at this year’s National Arts Festival.
Reports of the death of stagecraft are exaggerated, says Brent Meersman. He turns the footlights on SA's playmakers who are getting it right.
The "white boy hiding behind a coloured puppet" drops the mask and takes on his critics.