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Catch The State Theatre's 'Askari' On The Big Screen

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Ster-Kinekor Cinemas and the SA State Theatre have partnered up to bring you the very best of South African theatre on the big screen. Catch 'Askari' at your nearest Ster-Kinekor Nouveau Cinema this May. 

The arts industry has been one of the hardest hit by the COVID-19 pandemic. In response to these trying times, two of the biggest arts and entertainment houses have teamed up. Ster-Kinekor cinemas and the SA State Theatre have brought together their resources to bring you the very best of South African theatre on the big screen.

This May, you can catch Askari at your nearest Ster-Kinekor Nouveau cinema. This riveting thriller set the SA State Theatre alight in 2021. Now you can witness that same theatre magic on the big screen - complete with luxury seating and your choice of snacks, of course. We think that this is a partnership made in entertainment heaven. So book your tickets as soon as possible to avoid missing out.


What's it about?

Askari is based on true events. The play tells the story of a group of freedom fighters and community activists who are turned into deadly assassins, double agents, informers and intelligence analysts. These stories of betrayal and death, redemption and forgiveness, are told through moving dance, music, and powerful storytelling.

Askari is a political thriller written and directed by Sello Maseko. The production features the talents of Soyiso Ndaba, Abongile Matyutyu, Tiaan Slabbert, Monica Muller, Tshepiso Madikoane and more. If you've sorely missed live entertainment as much as we have, this is the ideal spoil. You'll feel as if you are right there in the theatre auditorium. Get your tickets here before they sell out! 

When Is It?

Askari will be screened from Friday, 22 April - Sunday, 15 May 2022. Screenings will only take place over weekends at select Ster-Kinekor cinemas.

Where Is It?

You can catch Askari as these select Ster-Kinekor cinemas in Gauteng:

  • Newtown Junction
  • Rosebank Nouveau
  • Brooklyn Nouveau
  • Sterland

How Much Is It?

Tickets cost R115 per person. Visit the Ster-Kinekor website to make your booking.

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The State Theatre also has an exciting new platform launching soon. SAST TV is an online streaming app that will allow you to watch live recordings of the State Theatre's top productions. Their most popular musicals and dramas will be available to stream for free. All you have to do is create an account and keep an eye out for the official launch of the platform. You can follow the SA State Theatre on Facebook to stay up to date with their latest offerings.

For More Information

Follow the SA State Theatre on Facebook for more information.

Details: (Tel) 012 392 4000 | [email protected]


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