The Fugard Theatre

Song and dance can’t save the show

"Very little about this show feels authentic. In short, it simply lacks truth".

Louis Viljoen: Theatre’s unruly wunderkind

Playwright Louis Viljoen fearlessly tackles a wide range of subjects in his uncompromising and challenging dramas, like the upcoming 'The Kingmakers'.

A real-life drama at the Fugard

Millions of rands later, public acrimony and allegations of financial mismanagement leave a cultural dream in tatters.

Waiting in the wings with Sir Ian

Sir Ian McKellen is in Cape Town to perform in <i>Waiting for Godot</i>. <b>Brent Meersman</b> caught up with him.

In the heart of District Six

District Six, in the east end of Cape Town, was once one of the most culturally mixed neighbourhoods in South Africa.

Confronting darkness

Brent Meersman chats to the irrepressible playwright, Athol Fugard, ahead of the premiere of his latest play, <em>The Train Driver</em>.

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Yeoville can police itself, thank you

In the Johannesburg suburb, neat queues are enforced, physical distances maintained and fights stopped by its community policing forum

Worship during lockdown – in a different way

The bishop uses WhatsApp to share scripture readings, and prayers and comments with all his congregants during the lockdown

Slice of life: ‘People have more compassion’

You know, this coronavirus thing, I just feel, if South Africans can stick together, we’ll get through this

Press Releases

Rahima Moosa Hospital nursing college introduces no-touch facial recognition access system

The new system allows the hospital to enrol people’s faces immediately, using artificial intelligence, and integrates easily with existing access control infrastructure, including card readers and biometrics

Everyone’s talking about it. Even Kentucky

Earlier this year South African fried chicken fast-food chain, Chicken Licken®, launched a campaign for their wallet-friendly EasyBucks® meals, based on the idea of ‘Everyone’s talking about it.’

New energy mix on the cards

REI4P already has and will continue to yield thousands of employment opportunities

The online value of executive education in a Covid-19 world

Executive education courses further develop the skills of leaders in the workplace

Sisa Ntshona urges everyone to stay home, and consider travelling later

Sisa Ntshona has urged everyone to limit their movements in line with government’s request

SAB Zenzele’s special AGM postponed until further notice

An arrangement has been announced for shareholders and retailers to receive a 77.5% cash payout

20th Edition of the National Teaching Awards

Teachers are seldom recognised but they are indispensable to the country's education system

Awards affirm the vital work that teachers do

Government is committed to empowering South Africa’s teachers with skills, knowledge and techniques for a changing world