Foto’s: Die poet, wie’s hy?

Adam Small did not stand in the service of politics or any social philosophies. His sense of himself and others lay with his conscience. His language created an atmosphere, a remarkable presence, a sense of place. It carries the full fate and destiny of the people who speak it. Who is this poet who still […]

Gallery: Dans

KARATARA With: Shaun Oelf, Grant van Ster, Dean John Smith The residents lost everything; some lost their lives … Karatara is based on the true story of the disaster in the Knysna district in 2018. In the middle of the night, a fire consumed the town. This dance drama tells the story of a community’s […]

Gallery: Fringe

ANGLO ANGST With: Nichola Viviers, Mia van der Merwe, Jordyn Linklater, Thalia Alberts, Izette Blignaut, Vihann van Rooyen, Zoë-blu Mottram Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet becomes Romeo and Johanna: The Anglo­Boer War Version in this crazy musical from Estefan Coetzee – a new director who excels in experimental theatre. This is the last dress rehearsal and […]

Gallery: Woordtrofees Awards 2023

The artists sparkled under the Boland stars on a delightful summer evening in the Oude Libertas Amphitheatre, where the sunset is always an experience. The SU Jazz Band provided the music. Comedian Nik Rabinowitz was the master of ceremonies and had guests rolling in the aisles. Wine, beer, cocktails and refreshments for the festivities were […]

Get ready to go wild – at home and under the oaks

The theme for the 2022 Toyota SU Woordfees arts festival is Wild – a playful concept that festival director, Saartjie Botha, says has her “bubbling over with enthusiasm for the two festivals that Woordfees will be celebrating this year after two years of national anxiety and frustration both in and about the arts environment.” “You […]