DIY DANCING

Balletboyz’s new work leaves choreography up to the dancers. A leap of faith perhaps – but it works  Words Kelly Apter      Bodies fly over metal bars, limbs stretch and torsos ripple – welcome to the BalletB...

A Bust See Collection

Globally famous as a fashion designer, Nicole Fahri is now starting a new career as a (very literary) sculptor Words Andrew Dickson  Artwork courtesy of Nicole Farhi It wasn’t until a chance conversation in h...
5★★★★★

The Fall

A devised drama by 7 University of Cape Town graduates examining the lead up and aftermath of the removal of the statue of colonialist Cecil Rhodes on the UCT campus, The Fall takes a look at modern day decolon...
4★★★★

Lands

Sophie is jumping on a miniature trampoline. Leah is doing a jigsaw puzzle. They are independent in their actions, but still connected. Their relationship is unclear, but it’s obvious they’ve been together a lo...
5★★★★★

Mies Julie

After winning a Fringe First award in 2012 for their post-apartheid adaptation of August Strindberg’s Miss Julie, the Baxter Theatre Centre bring Mies Julie back to the Fringe this year. We meet Julie (Hilda...
5★★★★★

Mouthpiece

Two voices, one mind, one woman. Amy Nostbakken and Norah Sadava play the inner voice of protagonist Cassandra, harmonising, conflicting, and whirring around each other in an innovative display of the female ps...
3★★★

The Gun Show

The Gun Show challenges left and right extremism on the issue of American gun control, using a series of poignant personal reflections to illustrate the nuanced and multifaceted roles of guns in the United Stat...
3★★★

Sarah Keyworth: Why Not?

Even as a Millennial myself - a grumpy left wing one at that - a Fringe’s worth of them is getting repetitive. Then someone like Sarah Keyworth comes along. Whilst still a work in progress, Why Not?, Is a sligh...
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The Creative Martyrs: Kabakunst

Violins, guitars and a warm heart: those are the main features of this two-man martyrdom. Kabakunst, an honest outcry of true musicianship, leaves the audience unsure whether to laugh or cry. Dark echoes fro...
4★★★★

Nick Coyle: Queen of Wolves

Characterisation is key to Nick Coyle’s deliciously funny Gothic show, Queen of Wolves. Through costume and the adoption of some very precise mannerisms, Coyle morphs himself into Miss Frances Glass – a governe...