Review: The Fall Aug14

Review: The Fall

Baxter Theatre Centre Assembly Hall, Aug 15-20, 22-27 (5 / 5) Baxter Theatre Centre’s The Fall is contextualised within the student movement demonstrations in 2015 that started at the University of Cape Town, starting with the #RhodesMustFall campaign and moving on to the fight for free...

Review: Me and Robin Hood Aug12

Review: Me and Robin...

Hoipolloi Pleasance Dome, Aug 11 – 27 (5 / 5) One hour: one man, no set, no lights, no music, no props. And yet, Shon Dale-Jones manages to captivate the audience from start to finish with his solo show Me and Robin Hood. As with Dale-Jones’ style, the show weaves together two stories...

Review: Bruce Aug11

Review: Bruce

The Last Great Hunt Underbelly Cowgate, Aug 11-13, 15-27 (4 / 5) Bruce is a fantastic show from start to finish. While it may take a while for audiences to get used to the concept, the performers are extremely skilled in manipulating a yellow block of foam to portray various characters in the...

Review: Acéléré Aug10

Review: Acéléré

Circolombia Underbelly’s Circus Hub on the Meadows, Aug 10-13, 15-20, 22-26 (5 / 5) Acéléré is basically the mic drop of circus acts. It is ferocious from start to finish, beginning with two powerful voices belting Colombian tunes in harmony that return throughout the course of the show...

Review: Atlantic – America and the Great War Aug10

Review: Atlantic – A...

Royal Conservatoire of Scotland Assembly Hall, Aug 12, 16, 18, 20, 22, 24, 26 (4 / 5) The Royal Conservatoire of Scotland’s Atlantic: America and the Great War is one part of two collaborations between the school and the American Music Theatre Project. It follows a young woman on a...