Theatre Review: Isidlamlilo – Boxed In, Or Burning Out?

Theatre Review: Isidlamlilo – Boxed In, Or Burning Out?

  By BRUCE DENNILL   Isidlamlilo: The Fire Eater / Directed by Neil Coppen / Mannie Manim Theatre, Market Theatre, Newtown, Johannesburg   Coming out of the theatre after a performance of Isidlamlilo, the atmosphere is not what most theatregoers would...
Opera Review: Tosca – When In Rome, Or Drama To Scale

Opera Review: Tosca – When In Rome, Or Drama To Scale

  By BRUCE DENNILL   Cape Town Opera: Tosca / Directed by Magdalene Minnaar / The Mandela, Joburg Theatre, Braamfontein, Johannesburg   There are not too many full-scale operas – including, as this production does, a full orchestra – staged in...
Film Reviews: Bohemian Artist, Or Disaster Underpants

Film Reviews: Bohemian Artist, Or Disaster Underpants

  By BRUCE DENNILL   Bohemian Rhapsody / Directed by Bryan Singer / 13DL The Disaster Artist / Directed by James Franco / 16LNS The Lost City Of Z / Directed by James Gray / 13V Fun Mom Dinner / Directed by Alethea Jones / 16DL Captain Underpants / Directed...