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National Theatre At Home - Watch Live Plays Every Thursday While In Lockdown

National Theatre Live The National Theatre in London is renowned for its quintessentially British stage productions. Through its live screening platform, National Theatre Live, the institution brings these productions to audiences around the globe, including South Africa. National Theatre Live screenings usually take place at the Fugard Theatre in Cape Town and at the Market […]

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Hip Hop Hamlet

What Is It? The 19th annual National School of the Arts Festival takes place this March at Joburg Theatre. Kicking off the festival is the riveting Hip Hop Hamlet directed by NSA duo Laine Butler and Johan Anker.  Shakespeare's greatest tragedy, Hamlet is the Grade 12 setwork for 2020, so this production provides an excellent opportunity for learners to […]

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The Rand Club Presents Johannesburg Awakening Minds

What Is It? The Rand Club proudly presents Johannesburg Awakening Minds in performance this November. A group of ten homeless men perform Shakespeare to stunned audiences. Trained by acclaimed actress and director Dorothy Ann Gould, these men will astound you with their eloquence and emotional range. Don't miss the chance to show your support. When […]

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Shakespeare Schools Festival 2019

What Is It? Come and witness some moving performances as we travel through Shakespeare's most profound scripts and plays with the Shakespeare Schools Festival 2019. The festival is aimed at improving language and social skills through the Performing Arts so come and supporting an awesome growth initiative in the country. They are bringing back to […]

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Shakespeare's Merry Wives of Windsor Come to Joburg!

What Is It? The Merry Wives of Windsor - Shakespeare's merry comedy of marriage, wealth, jealousy and lies. Down on his luck in the suburbs, John Falstaff plans to hustle his way to a comfortable retirement by seducing the wives of two wealthy men. Unknown to him, it’s the women of Windsor who really pull the […]

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Shakespeare's R & J at The Pieter Toerien Main Theatre

What Is It? Shakespeare's most famous tragedy is spun on its head in Joe Calarco's Shakespeare's R & J. Brought to you by Pieter Toerien studios, this modern take on Romeo and Juliet is a definite must-see for fans and critics alike. A school, four boys, a smuggled copy of Romeo and Juliet and a secret enactment […]

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Romeo & Juliet - The Royal Ballet

What Is It? Come and fall in love with ballet as they tell the beautiful story of Shakespeare's masterpiece, Romeo & Juliet: The Royal Ballet. A piece by Kenneth Macmillen - a work of art at that. This must see romance promises to be a breathtaking performance. The very well know journey of Romeo & […]

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A Midsummer Night's Dream - Theatre In The Park

What Is It? The NIROX Foundation has organised a spectacular day out in the NIROX Sculpture Park near the Cradle of Humakind this March. Bring the whole family along to their one-of-a-kind theatre in the park event, which will see dancers, performers and artists pay homage to the great bard, William Shakespeare. The event will […]

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Macbeth

What Is It? Come witness this well staged Shakespeare Macbeth play. As it is known as Shakespeare’s most intense and terrifying tragedy, directed by Rufus Norris (The Threepenny Opera, London Road), as Rory Kinnear (Young Marx, Othello) and Anne-Marie Duff (Oil, Suffragette) return to the National Theatre to play Macbeth and Lady Macbeth. So, come join in and […]

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The First Insta-Walk: Autumn Leaves

What Was It? We, Joburg.co.za, hosted our very first Insta-Walk and where we invited you to join us. Since we love exploring our city so much and sharing our finds with you, we thought we should bring you along to explore this beautiful city with us. And there was no better time, with the changing of the […]

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Shakespeare’s Hamlet At Montecasino

What Is It? Pieter Toerien proudly presents a limited season of Abrahamse & Meyer's internationally acclaimed Hamlet in Joburg before they head off for their US tour. The production takes its inspiration from one of the earliest recorded performances of Hamlet, which took place during Shakespeare's lifetime. This performance reimagines Shakespeare's most iconic play as […]

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