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Tag: Cape Town

Archetypal Celt; king of the theatre of the mind: Jack Mullen

TRIBUTE TO JACK MULLEN BY THEMBA NHLAPO. CREATING VIVID PICTURES with intriguing characters and bold imagery, using language with an impeccable sense of craft and playing with the possibilities of music were part and parcel of Jack Mullen’s creative process to entertain and evoke emotion in radio, aka […]

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Evita’s no woman. She’s a legend.

THE QUEEN IS dead. Long live the queen. So begins Pieter-Dirk Uys’s current foray into the shenanigans and hypocrisies that have been the Vaseline of South African political intercourse for the last 40 years, and #HeTwo does the unthinkable. Uys, in his 70s, continues to ratchet up the […]

Ghost ship, ahoy!

LANDSCAPE IS A difficult genre. It’s earned its reputation in colonialist lingo about lands conquered and possessed, but the land is there beneath our feet and remains contested and loved, the site of bloodshed and that of sanctuary. Cape Town-based painter Luan Nel takes on these harsh and […]

Night of a thousand stars

ONE OF THE toughest aspects of mounting a West End and Broadway hit musical that has iconic film status is probably also one of the production’s biggest blessings: everyone knows the lyrics to the Lloyd Webber and Rice production Evita so well, they’re bawling them out all the […]