The beautiful and timeless story has been expertly brought to life by some of South Africa's most innovative theatre creators.
Theatre director Brett Bailey can't believe how "a global capital of democracy" has reacted to his works decrying objectification.
"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.
"Madiba, the African Opera" premiers at the Pretoria State Theatre on Friday May 23 2014. The production runs until June 1 2014.
Sylvaine Strike will be rewarded at the National Arts Festival for her prolific, collaborative productions.
"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.
Writer, director and performer Nir Paldi is provoking theatregoers with his cross-dressing interrogation of Israel's occupation of Palestine.
Theatre: Love leads to a hero's happiness in popular culture today. But in ancient Athens? Jealousy and death.
Although there is much talk about changing ?the kinds of shows and profile of audiences, the ?bottom line remains making money.
The musical performance that is "Credo" is a sweeping, uplifting declaration of how South Africans would like the country to be.
Brent Meersman explains how the Freedom Charter became the basis of a remarkable artistic collaboration.
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.
"Wednesday Night" is directed by Princess Mhlongo, last year’s winner of the Standard Bank Young Artist of the Year for drama.
The M&G's arts editor Matthew Krouse breaks down 15 of the absolute must-sees at this year's National Arts Festival.
It is not often that one hears the term 'protest theatre' these days, but the production 'Cadre' provides a fitting enough justification for using it.
The National Arts Festival, due to be held at the end of June, has released details of its 2013 programme.
Cindy Swanepoel plays an unrepentant Joubert Park junkie in the reworking of Sue Pam-Grant’s play Curl Up and Dye.
One of Britain's acclaimed writers for the stage, David Greig, has created a musical based on the murders in Norway committed by Anders Breivik.