Two-tone Florsheims, billowing cinch waist Maxi dresses, Bra Hugh on the horn, all races drinking, dancing and discussing love and politics....welcome to Sophiatown! Barileng Malebye (King Kong, Revolt) plays Princess who, along with the other township residents, has to confront her prejudice when a Jewish lady looks to move into Sophiatown.
The musical is double-billed with Itsoseng as part of the Setwork Festival. See it at the Joburg Theatre from 25th April - 5th May.
Who you gonna call? Not Ghostbusters but Die Spreeus! Every week, the elite task force investigates spooky cases inspired by classic South African ghost stories such as Die Spook van Uniondale, Tokoloshe, The Ruin of Wilgedal and many more.
You can catch this Kyknet show on Tuesdays at eight pm starting 9th April. Look out for Lea Vivier, Kim Cloete, Hannes Brummer and Rolanda Marais.
This is not the Chekhov you suffered through in high school! Rolanda Marais (Johnny Is Nie Dood Nie, Koningin Lear) reprises her Fleur de Cap nominated performance as Nina in Christiaan Olwagen's new movie.
In this iteration of the Russian drama, the bohemians all gather at a summer home in 1990's South Africa where art, love and a dead seagull set the scene for the existential pursuit of purpose and happiness.
Die Seemeeu opens 5th April
The show follows Mawilla as he travels tragically from funeral to tavern in the township of Itsoseng. Thapelo Sebogodi (Our Girl, Outlander) delivers a commanding performance in this one-man show that charts the residual impact of systemic segregation from 1990 to 2000.
Itsoseng runs at the Joburg Theatre from the 23 April to the 5th May.