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What's On At The Theatre This Autumn/Winter Season (Virtual Shows)

POPArt Theatre POPArt Theatre has embraced online streaming unlike any other performance venue in Joburg. During lockdown, they've debuted a number of new live shows for you to enjoy at home. This winter, POPArt is showing no signs of slowing down, bringing you a full lineup of online content. Join them for their new bi-weekly […]

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The SA State Theatre Launches Online

In its heyday, the SA State Theatre was the go-to venue for classical ballet, opera and dramas. While it faced massive decline in the 2000s, it has since reinvented itself to become the home of Afro-centric theatre in Pretoria. Producing award-winning musicals reflecting the everyday stories of the people, the SA State Theatre holds a […]

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Joburg's Best Opera Venues

Joburg Theatre The Mandela Stage at Joburg Theatre is one of the largest in the city. Seating 2,000 audience members, the Mandela Theatre is ideal for opera, musicals and ballet. The red velvet embellishments of this theatre similarly add to the air of opulence and drama. Having staged the great classics including La Traviata and […]

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Mzansi Fela Festival 2019

What Is It? The South African State Theatre presents the 12th annual Mzansi Fela Festival this December. Kicking off the two-week programme, Kwanele, a new production commissioned by the Department of Arts and Culture in reaction to the wake of xenophobic attacks and gender-based violence will open the stage. Also commemorating World Aids Day and […]

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Travel back in time at the SA State Theatre's Artifacts Gallery

The SA State Theatre was officially opened in 1981 as a non-profit government-funded operation. Housing five theatres, it was one of the largest performing arts complexes in Southern Africa at the time. Staging some of the biggest and most popular operas, musicals and ballets, this theatre was a hub for artists and theatre lovers. However, […]

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Peppa Pig Is Back!

What Is It? More fun than a muddy puddle! Entertainment One’s phenomenal preschool TV show, Peppa Pig, is heading to Pretoria! Following its highly successful sold-out seasons in Cape Town and Durban, the much-anticipated stage show, Peppa Pig Live in South Africa in partnership with black, begins the second phase of its South African tour at […]

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