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Beyond the Stage!

“Which musical would you like to see when you visit London?”Each year B spoils me in this way.“Les Miserables“, I said without hesitation. “It’s strange, B, I know the songs off pat. Probably I owned the CD before my fall.” I mentioned to a group of friends that B and I were going to see Les

Musical Politics!

I love theatre!  I love drama, comedy, dance and musicals. Theatres that are rapidly filling up for a performance of a musical are entrancing. The audience, waiting with mounting anticipation for the curtain to rise and the music to begin!  I have always loved musicals. How well I know the music from: Oklahoma, Sound of

My Funny Girls!

Funny Girl. How I wanted to see this show. It was playing in Cape Town at the Fugard Theatre and three of my friends, Diane Wilson, Michelle Maxwell and Kate Normington were in it. I had worked with all three of them in various productions and had been following their comments closely on Facebook ever

Finding Nemo!

The young school boy looked around the new Elizabeth Sneddon Theatre. He bounced on his seat. Yeah, the seats were great. His mother gave him a warning look. The lights dimmed as the orchestra began to play the overture to the musical Anne of Green Gables. One day, he thought, he would work in this

Alive & Open!!!

I sat there that evening with a wide open heart. The Lyric Theatre is such a beautiful space. A red and gold room that carries an elegance all it’s own. I watched the various winners receiving their Naledi awards. Beautifully dressed theatre persona being given their own unique Naledi trophies of glass. I looked down

“All the World’s a Stage……..”

Joy of all joys, every Christmas we went to the Christmas pantomime! John Moss put on a yearly panto and the delight, laughter, shouts of enthusiastic children that the Playhouse witnessed, makes my heart sing in memory. I remember quite clearly watching Liz Edmiston playing Peter Pan. I decided then and there that when I

To Be or not to Be?

To most people, Bob Martin, instantly draws up the image of vitamin tablets for dogs. But before he retired, to everyone in the South African theatre business, Bob Martin conjured up quite a different picture Bob Martin was a theatre photographer. I have known Bob for about thirty years. When I was twenty-two years old

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