An interactive drama following a production crew about the flight of a controversial game-show where six contestants play Russian roulette on live television. Adapted from “Live” by Bill Guttentag, Risk depicts the obsessions people have with money, power and fame, and what we are willing to risk to get these. A mentally stimulating show that will leave you thinking.
A provocative comic-drama from the winner of the 2012 National Arts Festival’s Most Promising Student Director Award. It’s 1997. R Kelly believes he can fly, Mandela receives a B on his national report card and, in the yard of a firebrick suburban home, two nine-year-olds learn how to ride a bicycle and survive in a place where something is ‘not quite right’.
South Africa’s first horror theatre show is back by popular demand! Jack and Michelle Bouvier seem like the perfect couple until a series of events forces them to confront the ghosts of their past with terrifying and profound consequences! "A gripping piece of theatre" – The Cue. "Excellent" – The Herald.
An everyman trying to make sense of the world with nothing but a slim-fit suit and sharp wit. He’s just like you, only worse! This Pulitzer Prize finalist play is a sad and disturbingly funny exploration of the difficulties of mastering the basics of life: dogs, bees, childhood and love. Get ready for some stand-up existentialism!
A boy sits in a cell, dreaming of being rescued. Through conversations with various people from his life, the boy’s story and the reason for his incarceration and the earth’s destruction, are illuminated. Inspired by recent public statements that queers should be rounded up and contained in camps.
Expectant is a young woman’s conversation-stains (as both actress and character) contextualising a brief history of South Africa and the role of a ‘white’ woman waiting in the post-1994 wings to mean something in the not-so-new South Africa. Showcasing Joanie and Ben Ludik of Invisible Nightclub fame (Skoonheid, Die Wonderweker) and starring Rebecca Makin-Taylor.
Scrape is the story of an everyday woman suffering from an unusual condition. After falling and scraping herself, Beth discovers that not only does skin heal, it can sometimes do so with a vengeance. This one-person show, performed by Amy Louise Wilson, is presented by writer Genna Gardini and director Gary Hartley.
Olivia arrived in town with her Dad; she was the new girl, the quiet girl, the weird girl. Then she met Kay, the girl with the scar. A one-woman story about growing up where nothing grows.“It is insightful and universal and touching and smart.” – The Ponyroach Review
A trading store on a road to nowhere…or is it a Western saloon? Welcome to the Wild Wild East (Cape) – a land of brutal frontiers. Buckland teams up with Ubom! in a blistering showdown at the OK Café. When myths and modern cowboys clash at High Noon, which side are you gonna choose?
The beautiful and intimate story of Callum’s Will takes the audience on an almost filmic experience as the unlikely relationship of the two male characters evolves from an awkward first encounter to a deep and lasting friendship, which neither expects or understands. Callum is a cultured man in his mid-forties, an ex-ballet dancer whose career was cut short by a tragic accident that left him ...