Durban Theatre Guide – March

10th Annual Hexagon Minifest

The festival will showcase a variety of theatre disciplines including Comedy, Drama and Musical Theatre. Make sure you don’t miss out as the festival only runs for two days!

26 – 27 Feb @ 6pm (Fri), 4pm (Sat)

R60

Hexagon Theatre. UKZN, Golf Road Campus, Pietermaritzburg. (Tel) 033-260-5537

 

iKHO! Festival

This is Durban’s first stage puppet festival and will offer a variety of theatre productions with strong ecological awareness as the theme.

26 – 28 Feb

R35

Durban High School. 255 St Thomas Road, Musgrave. (Tel) 031-277-1500

 

White Christmas

Written and directed by Clinton Marius and starring Jonathan Cohen. The story is about the type of Christmas celebrated by the ‘currently disadvantage’, a one man tragi-comedy.

3 – 6 Mar @ 7:30pm (Thur-Sat), 2:30pm (Sun)

R90

Seabrooke’s Theatre. 255 St Thomas Street, Musgrave. (Tel) 031-277-1500

 

Spirit of Africa

Watch as more than 200 young dancers bring music to life on stage. The dancers are all students from ‘Lisa Jennings School of Dance’.

10 – 12 Mar @ 6pm (Thur), 7pm (Fri – Sat), 2:30pm (Sat)

R60

Hexagon Theatre. Off Gold Road, Scottsville, Pietermaritzburg. (Tel) 033-260-5537

 

Chops, Choons and Span Dops

If you want an evening of laughter, chutney music and more, then this one is a must! The guys plan a weekend away which ends up in chaos and hilarious consequences.

18 Mar @ 7pm

R70

Tongaat Town Hall. 2 Victoria Lane, Tongaat. (Tel) 0861-915-8000

 

Superchop

Superchop is a satirical comedy which parodies the famous, and those desperate to be famous. Playing on the reality competition format it features a range of unforgettable characters.

2 – 13 Mar @ 7:30pm (Tue – Sat), 2:30pm (Sat – Sun)

R150

Elizabeth Sneddon Theatre. Mazisi Kunene Road, Durban. (Tel) 031-260-2296

 

Up close and Personal

Barry Thompson is a maestro on guitar and will be on stage to play some of the music that influenced his musical and personal life journeys.

20 Mar @ 2pm & 6:30pm

R140

Rhumbelow Theatre. 42 Cunningham Road, Umbilo. (Tel) 082-499-8636 or 0861-915-8000

 

Hashtag Lottering

He is one of South Africa’s favourite comedians and will be in Durban soon. His show will cover a range of topics and definitely offer plenty of laughs.

15 – 19 Mar @ 8pm

R70

Elizabeth Sneddon Theatre. Mazisi Kunene Road, Durban. (Tel) 031-260-2296

 

Celebration of Lata Mangeshkar

Shashika Mooruth will perform some of the great hits of Mangeshkar which inspired her to take up singing. She will be supported on stage by dancers from ‘Sherese Dance Production’.

18 – 19 Mar @ 7:30pm

R150 – R200

iZulu Theatre, Sibaya Casino. 1 Sibaya Drive, Umhlanga. (Tel) 031-580-5000

 

Got Admitted

Non stop laughs guaranteed! The show is based on the activities that take place at a hospital including the many characters that come in each day.

4 – 6 Mar @ 8pm (Fri – Sat), 5pm (Sat), 6:30pm (Sun)

R130

iZulu Theatre, Sibaya Casino. 1 Sibaya Drive, Umhlanga. (Tel) 031-580-5000

 

The Bridesmaids

Written and directed by Durbans own Prev Reddy. 4 friends in high school take vow to remain single till they are 30 and the rest develops into a hilarious night out.

24 – 27 Mar @ 7:30pm

R80

Seabrooke’s Theatre. 255 St Thomas Street, Musgrave. (Tel) 031-277-1500