By BRUCE DENNILL Rocky Horror Show / Directed by Christopher Luscombe / Teatro, Montecasino, Fourways, Johannesburg Richard O’Brien’s Rocky Horror Show remains a profoundly odd piece of work, a science fiction fairytale that did something illegal in a laboratory with...Read More
Theatre Interview: Kate Normington – Into The Woods: Speaking Smooth Sondheim, Or Witch Way Forward?
By BRUCE DENNILL Kate Normington is playing The Witch in the Pieter Toerien and Kickstart production of Stephen Sondheim's Into The Woods at the Theatre On The Bay in Cape Town (until 2 March) and at Pieter Torien's Montecasino...Read More
Theatre Review: Agatha Christie’s The Mousetrap – To The Manor Died, Or A Version Of Veritable Vintage
By BRUCE DENNILL Agatha Christie’s The Mousetrap / Directed by Jonathan Tafler / Pieter Toerien’s Montecasino Theatre, Fourways, Johannesburg Spoiler alert. This play has been running continuously for 65 years, and the plot hasn’t changed. If you played...Read More
By BRUCE DENNILL Michele Maxwell plays the role of the stern, petulant Mrs Boyle in the new Pieter Toerien production of Agatha Christie’s The Mousetrap, famously the play with longest initial run in theatre history, at Pieter Toerien's Montecasino...Read More