Who’s Upstairs: Mahlatsi Mokgonyana

Mahlatsi Mokgonyana is the director of Tswalo/Source, on at Alexander Upstairs from 16-18 June Home town? Dawn Park, somewhere in East rand. Tell us a little more about your show? A warm feast of poetry, movement and some songs for winter. A showcase of performance skill to keep the audience warm.It is short, sharp and…

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Who’s Upstairs: Daniel Mpilo Richards

Daniel Mpilo Richards will be performing in Mike van Graan’s Pay Back the Curry! on 20 and 21 June at 7PM as part of our Pre-NAF mini festival. Home town? I was born in Switzerland. I know. But i consider Cape Town my home town. Tell us a little more about your show? Mike Van…

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Call for Director

We are looking for a theatre director for production of the new play The Finklesteins are Coming to Dinner. We have applied for Cape Town Fringe and we have confirmed dates at Alexander Bar. The play is a funny and moving love story. Nate, a gay artist who is haunted by his dead mother is…

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Who’s Upstairs: Mike van Graan

Mike van Graan is the author of Pay back the Curry, on at Alexander Upstairs from 20-21 June at 7PM, starring Daniel Richards and directed by Rob van Vuuren. Home town? Cape Town. Mostly. With a six-year stint in Durban in the nineties. Tell us a little more about your show? South Africa’s a pretty rough…

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Who’s Upstairs: Gemma Griffiths

Gemma Griffiths will performing live music at Alexander Upstairs, on 12 June at 7PM Home town? Harare, Zimbabwe Tell us a little more about your show? It will contain original indie/folk tunes, soft, different and full of soul. And what’s next on the cards for you? A debut EP to be released later this year,…

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Who’s Upstairs: Charles Tertiens

Charles Tertiens will be starring in C’est Bizarre, on at Alexander Upstairs from 13 to 15 June at 7PM Home town? I’m a Cape Town boy, born and and bred behind the Boerewors curtain. And what’s next on the cards for you? I’ve been out of the theatre world for a very long time, focusing…

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Online Auction of the collages from Spaghetti of the Whores

Attention fans of We Didn’t Come to Hell for the Croissants and especially those who loved the fabulous finale story by Lebogang Mogashoa entitled Spaghetti of the Whores: the story’s original collages by artist Rebecca Haysom are being auctioned! So set your alarms for this Sunday 5th June to get online wherever you are and…

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Who’s Upstairs: Richard Wright-Firth

Richard Wright-Firth is performing in Vacancy at Alexander Upstairs from 30-31 June at 9PM and 6-11 June at 7PM. Home town? Harlow, Essex – I’m sorry. Tell us a little more about your show? It’s a sweet, quiet, romantic show that explores loneliness, loss and finding something or someone that makes you happy. And what’s…

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Who’s Upstairs: Candice van Litsenborgh

Candice van Litsenborgh is performing in Vacancy at Alexander Upstairs from 30-31 June at 9PM and 6-11 June at 7PM. Home town? Born in East London but moved to Port Elizabeth when I was 5. Tell us a little more about your show? Vacancy is a show for anyone who’s ever felt lonely, let down…

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Who’s Upstairs: Irit Noble

Irit Noble will be performing at Alexander Upstairs on 3 and 4 June 9PM Home town? Tel Aviv. I came to South Africa when I was about 8. Tell us a little more about your show? The cornerstone of this show is what I call The FabuKak Balance of Life. The show is about the…

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