Category Archives: Theatre Review

Bally Fine Go at the BFG


A Big Friendly Giant of a show! It is a miracle that so soon after the magnificent ‘Camelot’, KickstArt Productions are able to come up with anything half as elaborate and ambitious as Roald Dahl’s ‘the BFG’. Part of the … Continue reading

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Night and Turning Tables, or Knights of Round Table


Anyone with fondness for live shows who could, by hook or by crook, have attended a performance of KickstArt’s ‘Camelot’ in Durban and didn’t, deserves a kick-start up their own bottoms delivered by themselves.  It is tragic that the run is … Continue reading

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Camelot in Durban: dazzling.


The KickstArt production of Camelot will be running from 18th May to 3rd June, which doesn’t give much time to enjoy it. How do I know you will enjoy it? Because, as I said on their Fb page before swiping … Continue reading

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A Stage Where Nothing Goes Right!


We have been through a stage where a number of things have not gone well. However, there has been one stage where things going badly have gone superbly! As one of our activities during the flying visit of Elder Daughter … Continue reading

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An Eggs or Sting Day and a Ballet Good Sinbad


Actually, Saturday and Sunday involved buying a carton of eggs and two bottles of honey. Today (yesterday by the time this is posted) merely had the feeling it sounds like. After housekeeping and such, we decided to take advantage of … Continue reading

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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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