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Friends Zakes Mda, left, and John Kani will be staging their first professional collaboration, The Dying Screams of the Moon, at the Market Theatre in July and August. The play is written by Mda and directed by Kani. Picture: EUGENE GODDARD

Mda brings ‘new’ work to Market

Collaboration brings to life Zakes Mda’s The Dying Screams of the Moon in its first ever professional staging at the rechristened Mannie Manim Theatre, writes Christina Kennedy

REVIEW: Strange Little Birds proves Garbage is not just pining for the past

Garbage know they cannot compete with the most popular acts of today but they do have a place in modern rock, write Alistair Anderson

Joburg Ballet stages Romeo and Juliet to mark Shakespeare’s death

Picture: SUPPLIED

The dance company will collaborate with Vuyani Dance Theatre to bring cultural tension to largely traditional choreography, with new, grander sets

Life-sized elephant puppets to be built using cash from War Horse puppets sale

The puppets from the awarding winning play War Horse, will be sold to fund life size elephant puppets for a new production. Picture: Brinkhoff

Handspring Puppet Company co-founder Basil Jones says the five elephant puppets will feature in a Reconciliation Day parade in Barrydale in December

Esther Nasser to take the lead at Joburg Ballet

Picture: THINKSTOCK

Joburg Ballet has had an acting CEO since Dirk Badenhorst was suspended from the position last August, resigning in November

Opinion

HALF ART: Exhuming the imagery around Duiker’s words

Penny Siopis’s art works are the most direct manifestations of a commission to translate Duiker’s text into a visual arts idiom


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