Category Archives: Theatre

Simply Brilliant Chicago in Durban


We took our overseas visitors to the Durban production of ‘Chicago’ to round off Easter Sunday, and introduced them to the co-directors of KickstArt.  After reading the Sunday Times review of it, I won’t even attempt to write one of … Continue reading

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Sleeping Beauty — Evil Triumph Take Two


WP appears to have got over its sulks, so this time the pasting happened. Here is what should have appeared in the previous post: Last evening the entire family, plus a friend of R with her mother, saw KickstArt’s latest … Continue reading

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Sleeping Beauty — Evil Triumph


Last evening we saw the Panto at the Elizabeth Sneddon Theatre. I wrote a full set of comments and a review, but the method I always use of pasting from Word simply won’t work. I even tried an incantation of some … Continue reading

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Fur-fectly Fabulous Feline in Full Footwear


  Technical hitches with computer and camera which can only be described in words best not printed have prevented me from being, as I usually am, the first to review a new KickstArt production – and have demoted mine to … Continue reading

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Off Broadway, New York – Behind the Random Denominator


What, you may ask with tears in your baby-blue eyes, does this have to do with me? Well, if you happen to be in The Big Apple on 19th September, do try to see the performance.  I edited the manuscript for submission.  … Continue reading

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In Which I Catch Another Attack of Synchronicity


  On 4th September I was editing a book from an overseas writer who has chosen to set a key scene in my hometown-of-youth, Knysna. I was quite amused at the leap from London to there, of all places. Anyway, … Continue reading

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Well-composed portraits, rushed edits, and Bella Italia


I have been haunting our post box daily for over two months waiting for a parcel slip for something sent by airmail from Estonia, and could hardly contain my surprise when it finally arrived.  Presumably, after reaching Johannesburg in two days, it … Continue reading

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