• Durban Theatre Review: The Sound of Music at the Playhouse Opera Theatre is simply sublime


    It’s the charm of ‘The Sound of Music’ that has been so successfully captured by The Playhouse Company’s production currently showing at the complex’s Opera Theatre. While the music and story are well known to many generations, if well done, they translate into a wonderful evening of beautiful escapism borne on the wings of songs. It is a production with scope and this too has been masterfully achieved by Director Ralph Lawson and his team of experts

  • KZNPO Winter Season opens with Yale Glee Club Choir


    Thursday 1 June 2017 sees the first concert of the KwaZulu-Natal Philharmonic Orchestra's Winter Season at Durban's Playhouse Opera Theatre with guests from the USA joining forces with soloists to perform Beethoven's Mass in C major Op 86

  • Playhouse Company to celebrate Africa Month with Africa Celebrates weekend


    In celebration of Africa Month, social cohesion, unity in diversity and heritage, The Playhouse Company is stagingAfrica Celebrates, a weekend of visual and performing arts on 6 and 7 May.

  • Sean Bovim’s Romeo’s Kiss for Playhouse Company’s New Stages season


    Choreographed by acclaimed choreographer, Sean Bovim, and featuring the dancers from both the Playhouse Dance Residency and Bovim Ballet, Sean Bovim’s Romeo’s Kiss is based on Shakespeare’s age-old story of star-crossed lovers and family feuds in a fast-paced, fresh and innovative dance work guaranteed to delight! The production will play in the Playhouse Drama Theatre from 12 to 15 May.

  • Sparkling choice of festive family theatrical treats in Durban 2016


    This festive season transport your family into magical worlds where straw can be spun into gold; the Princess Aurora must be prevented from spinning anything at all in a setting inspired by Disney Studio’s ‘Frozen’; also in a wintery setting, the seven children of the Von Trapp family must learn to work together to escape the clutches of the Nazi Army; and, a poor little elf is tired out from being dragged from one mall to another to sell Christmas Cheer by a nasty fairy and a greedy reindeer

  • Theatre Review: Beyond the Big Bangs – A reflection of our society


    ‘Beyond the Big Bangs’ is an intimate look at how some people in Durban think and act and how far we all have to go to reach the ideal of integration and egalitarianismThree accomplished young actresses -Shona Johnson, Derosha Moodley and Annalisa Gxabu, play the roles of three women caught in the mundane whirlpool of their familiar lives attempting to come to terms with their society

  • Viceroy’s House: GPSA Interview with Hugh Bonneville

    VICEROY HOUSE 3 2017

    With a love for India deeply imbedded in his heart, actor -  Hugh Bonneville, didn’t think twice when offered the role of Lord Mountbatten in Gurinda Chadha’s ‘Viceroy’s House’ – a peek into the lives of the last Viceroy of India and the controversial partition plan which not only divided India but with much controversy created an independent Pakistan