Macbeth – how much do you remember?

The most common response I get when I tell people we’re in the final stages of preparing for Macbeth is a proud rendition of “bubble, bubble toil and trouble!” followed by a proud grin that they remember some Shakespeare from their school days. The most common response I get when I tell people that I…

Macbeth – almost there

Here we sit – 8 hours into our technical rehearsal. Finally we’re into Act V, and only about 3 scenes left. The technical rehearsals are always the long and tedious, but very important ones. On the one hand it is critical for the setting of all light and sound cues. Making sure everyone knows what…

Annie – one more

And one more from “Die Burger” (this one actually makes mention of us backstage crew and the magnificent way in which we change the sets! [smile] ) Resensie: Vindingryke ‘Annie’ vermaak deurgaans op gladde tempo 2010-11-16 03:12 Marina Griebenow Musiekspel Annie Kunstekaap-operahuis, Kaapstad Die plaaslike Gilbert & Sullivan-vereniging vermaak al ­dekades lank nie slegs met…

Annie reviews

The first reviews are in and they’re overwhelmingly positive!! ANNIE Directed by Kyla Thorburn for Cape Town Gilbert & Sullivan Society. Musical Director Alastair Cockburn Artscape Opera House until Sunday 5 December. Bookings. Computicket and Dial a Seat : 021 421 9695. Lieske Bester reviews the BIG APPLE cast. The opening night’s outstanding performance of…

Annie, the musical, at Artscape

Well, it’s happened… after months and months of long days and nights, we’ve had our opening weekend! Annie, directed by Kyla Thorburn for Gilbert & Sullivan in Cape Town, and featuring an excellent cast – opened on Saturday, to much applause and many smiles. Every one of our preformances so far has received a standing…