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Rachel Corrie se woorde sorg vir fees-hoogtepunt

19 Sep 2014 in Uncategorised
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Peace Activist story comes to stage

19 Sep 2014 in Uncategorised
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Rambling amid life’s clutter

26 Aug 2014 in Uncategorised
Related Shows: The Shadow of the Hummingbird

NOTEWORTHY: THE LEGENDARY ATHOL FUGARD RETURNS TO THE STAGE AS AN ACTOR -+ Laboured script makes sustained audience involvement a challenge. After an absence of 15 years, legendary playwright Athol Fugard cuts a benign figure on stage. Old and weary from a lifetime of memories, Fugard’s character, Oupa, seems to have come full circle in his latest offering, The Shadow of the Hummingbird. This play, only an hour long, is an often rambling, ill-focused monologue crammed with thoughts and feelings, ideas and emotional stirrings gleaned from notebooks of the past. Devoid of dramatic intent, ...

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A play on the wings of memory

26 Aug 2014 in Uncategorised
Related Shows: The Shadow of the Hummingbird

Fugard commands the stage in ‘The Shadow of the Hummingbird’, writes Andrea Harris Smith AFTER an absence of 15 years, Athol Fugard, the actor, capers about the stage with a sprightly spring in his step. In The Shadow of the Hummingbird, his most recent play as writer, Fugard stars and directs in collaboration with Paula Fourie. At 82 this energy and command of the stage is a masterclass in ownership of character and story, alone worth the price of the ticket. Yet here we have Fugard in another semi-autobiographical role. Looking for the seams that separate the man from the reputat...

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Returning Fugard in fine feather

26 Aug 2014 in Uncategorised
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OU HAVE to pinch yourself to make sure it’s not a dream. It is that extraordinary and magical. Athol Fugard (pictured), regarded as one of the world’s genius playwrights, is on stage and sharing the story of his/ Oupa’s life. It doesn’t really matter whose life exactly, but it is about someone reaching a certain age and reflecting both backwards and forwards as he reaches and hopes to resurrect dreams that he let go. “It’s about love,” says Fugard. But it’s also about that final gaze which is within. “They haven’t lost their sight, th...

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Rising Stars celebrate E Cape Jazz

26 Aug 2014 in Uncategorised
Related Shows: Songs From Jazztown

Tribute to the province’s greats THE music of great Eastern Cape jazz composers will come to life when the Songs of Jazztown production comes to the province this month. Songs of Jazztown, brought by the Market Theatre, is a musical collage of tunes written by composers from the Eastern Cape. Some of the well-known jazz composers celebrated by the concert include the likes of Todd Matshikiza, Welcome Duru, Victor Ndlazilwana, Victor Ntoni, the Manhattan Brothers, the King’s Messengers and many more. Director of Songs of Jazztown James Ngcobo said this was their way of taking their ...

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