Looking for things to do in Cape Town? Alexander Upstairs is an intimate performance space completely separate from the bar area with a festival-style programming model featuring drama, comedy, cabaret, jazz, acoustic sessions, readings and more. We often schedule more than one performance per night so please check times carefully when booking.

Contractions

Drama/Dark Comedy • Running Time: 60 mins
Written by Mike Bartlett | Directed by Greg Karvellas | Performed by Emily Child & Janna Ramos-Violante | Lighting Design by Luke Ellenbogen
Mike Bartlett's Contractions, first presented by London's Royal Court Theatre, debuts in South Africa at the Alexander Bar on the 25th January 2016.  Starring Janna Ramos-Violante (Constellations, Venus in Fur,) Emily Child ( The Pervert Laura, Born in the RSA,) and is Directed by Greg Karvellas ( Bad Jews, Champ) this dark comedy explores  the transformative dynamics of the corporate world and  quite literally the limits we are willing to put on the Company we keep. Sharp, wily and resolute - this is potent theatre. Contractions was first performed on stage at The Royal Court Theatre, London on 29 May 2008. 
CONTRACTIONS was first performed on stage at The Royal Court Theatre, London on 29nd May 2008. The English Language playtext is available from Methuen Drama.

Emily Child graduated from the University of Cape Town in 2007 with a Theatre and Performance Degree, specializing in Acting. Since then she has worked independently and as a proud member of acclaimed Cape Town based theatre troupe – The Mechanicals. Her work has garnered her numerous awards and nominations including the 2015 Fleur Du Cap for “Best Actress” for the role of “Laura” in Louis Viljoen’s “The Pervert Laura” last staged at the The Fugard Theatre. Other theatre projects include “LEAR”, written by William Shakespeare and Directed by Guy De Lancey, “CHAMP”, written by Louis Viljoen and directed by Greg Karvellas where Emily performed at the Edinburgh Festival 2013, as well as LA based Zombie Joe’s Underground Theatre and The Mechanicals’ coproduction – “Urban Death”, directed by Jana Wimer. Emily’s one -woman show, based on Dorothy Parker’s short stories, “A Certain Lady” was directed by Greg Karvellas and performed around Cape Town in 2014. Emily was recently seen at The Baxter Studio Theatre, Grahamstown and Hilton Festivals in “Born in the RSA”, directed by Thoko Ntshinga. On film, Emily can be seen in the SAFTA winning series pilot, “Armed Response”, BBC’s youth series “Young Leonardo” as well as “Shirley Adams,” directed by Oliver Hermanus. Emily is currently working on the feature film “Beyond the River” directed by Craig Freimond.


Janna Ramos-Violante graduated in 2005 with a B.A in Drama & Performance studies and German translation. She has since been working professionally as an actress, singer, dancer, choreographer, writer and producer in Durban and Johannesburg. Standout roles include Cecile in Dangerous Liaisons (Best Newcomer Durban theatre Awards nomination), Catherine in Boston Marriage (winner of Best Comedy Actress and Best Supporting Actress Durban Theatre Awards), Carol in Oleanna (best actress nomination Durban Theatre Awards), Adelaide in Guys and Dolls (Best Lead Actress in a musical), Emilia in Othello, Suzette in Don’t Dress for Dinner (winner of Best Comedy Actress and Best Actress Durban Theatre Awards) and Vanda in Venus in Fur (best actress 2013) . In 2005 she formed the theatre company Fett Diva Productions with friend Josette Eales and produced such works as Agnes of God, ‘Night Mother, The Lover and Sally and Marshsa. 

In 2010 Janna formed her own theatre company Thinskin which debuted with an original penned by herself, Mein Soldat. It premiered at the Grahamstown National Arts Festival where it won Ovation Award this provided a spring board for it to be seen at the Hilton Arts festival and the Playhouse New Stages Festival. The play was also nominated for best new South African script, best actress, best actor, best newcomer and best director at the 2010 Durban theatre awards. She also founded the I Heart Durban Theatre Festival where her new play, Callum’s Will, was debuted. The festival was for the development of new South African Theatre and created a platform for new scripts to be staged. Based on its success at I Heart, Callum’s Will went on to have other runs around the country for 2 years. 2012 the role of Suzette in the comedy, Don’t Dress for Dinner and ended with a move to Johannesburg. It has been a great move and full of new opportunity. Janna spent 2013 touring with Don’t Dress for Dinner and Venus in Fur, producing her new play Phobic and a production of John Patrick Shanley’s, Doubt, directed by James Cuningham, and made a guest appearance on Popular TV series The Wild. In 2014 Janna co-directed Sweet Charity for the National School of the Arts alongside mark Hawkins, starred in Nick Payne’s Constellations directed by Alan Swerdlow, which toured around the country for several months and had a cameo on the BBC’s The Wrong Man’s. 2015 has been full of exciting new roles, beginning with taking on Marlene Dietrich’s daughter, Maria Riva, in Gail Louw’s intriguing new play, Miss Dietrich Regrets, reprising the role of Sister James in John Patrick Shanley’s, Doubt and playing Emily in Craig Higginson's new South African Play, The imagined Land. Greg Karvellas has for the past 10 years worked as a Director, Producer and Production Manager in both theatre and television. He has co-produced with his long time collaborator, writer Louis Viljoen, The Abusers, The Bile Boys, The Frontiersmen, and directed the hit play Champ, which enjoyed successful seasons at the Artscape Arena Theatre, the Fugard Studio Theatre, the Grahamstown Festival and the Edinburgh Festival in 2013. Gregs most recent directing credit is Joshua Harmon’s Bad Jews which enjoyed a sold out season at The Fugard Theatre in Cape Town and is currently running in Johannesburg. Greg is the General Manager and Associate Producer of the Fugard Theatre.

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OMG Quiz Night

Quiz • Running Time: 90 mins
OMG Quiz Night has crash landed their trivia machine right into the belly of Alexander Bar. Every Wednesday the cosy chairs and tables of the bar get turned into your throne from which you will enter into a battle of the minds. But don't start googling general knowledge trivia answers just yet.... Among the 'what is the capital of...' this quiz has a plethora of hands-on, get-your-tastebuds-guessing, blind-fold-necessary questions. This is not just any games night, this is OMG QUIZ NIGHT AT ALEXANDER BAR. Minimum of 1 person per team (note: your name will automatically be entered as Han Solo) up to 6 players in a team. The game starts at 7:30pm sharp and finishes at 9:30pm

PS We take kindly to tweets and competitive slurs between teams.




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Wed 10th Feb 7:30pm R40 (R30 online): Hurry! Only 13 tickets left! Wed 17th Feb 7:30pm R40 (R30 online) Wed 24th Feb 7:30pm R40 (R30 online) Wed 2nd Mar 7:30pm R40 (R30 online)

THink Up: Biological Avatars

Think Up (Ted-style talk) • Running Time: 55 mins
Toinette Labuschagné
A relaxed, informal talk explaining immunology, stem cells and scientific jargon that hopefully leads to the audiences’ appreciation of biologically identical avatars for the use of personalised medical therapies. Gory details and bloody pictures can unfortunately not be avoided. The sensitive and squeamish are advised to rather enjoy their Valentines Day sipping pink champagne elsewhere. The hard-boiled and unaffected can later impress their partners and friends with new found knowledge of antibodies and engraftment surgeries. 
Antoinette aka "Toinette" Labuschagné has always been curious (about and to the world). Destined to become a grey haired science nerd in her adult life, she was often seen following a single ant for hours on end in the backyard of their Mpumalanga mining town home to compare different ant distances and time traveled per day (and also to escape her three brothers’ shoulder "lammies" if she did not fix them snackwiches on-demand). The family relocated to Joburg when Toinette was approaching her teens (this was when she found her first grey hair). She completed a BSc in Human Physiology, Genetics and Psychology, a BSc Hons and MSc (both cum laude) in Medicinal Plant Sciences at University of Pretoria in her twenties. Currently a final year Doctoral candidate in Immunology at UCT, Toinette is in her thirties (and already very grey). Hopefully, by the time she reaches her forties, she'll have an actual life and a few remaining dark strands of hair.


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Sun 14th Feb 4pm R70 (R60 online)

Cannibal Country

Drama | Physical Theatre • Running Time: 60 mins
Written and directed by Alex McCarthy | Starring Dustin Beck and Amelia Vernede
Facebook Event
When a young man comes face to face with the nation’s first legal eater of people, it confirms what everyone feared: the new law legalising cannibalism isn’t supposed to alleviate poverty at all. It has some other purpose. But what? To find out the young man must survive, escape and uncover the true source of his pursuer’s, his own and his country’s dark impulses. 

Embark on a journey of justice, revenge, and self-worth with a young company of formidable talent.
Cannibal Country is an epic action-adventure two hander, that spirals from the derelict skyscrapers of urban South Africa, down into its Protea guarded valley’s and back towards the cufflink wearing horror at its heart. Told through text and physical theatre, Cannibal Country is a new play, opening for the first time at the Alexander Upstairs performed by young and exciting rising talents Dustin Beck and Amelia Vernede. 

Cannibal Country examines the violence capitalism inflicts on the minds’ of both the privileged, and the under-privileged. A visceral, thrilling and dynamic performance, Cannibal Country examines the base impulse behind South Africans’ lives: consume. As citizens operating in a free market environment, without fulfilling this action, the country as we know it would collapse. How does this subtle but constant action affect our ways of being, our ways of seeing others, and our ways of seeing ourselves?   “[Alex McCarthy]’s writing is sharp and witty and carries a deep thread of sardonic irony and cynical social critique.” – Tracey Saunders for the Cape Times.

Alex McCarthy graduated from UCT’s Theatre and Performance program in 2014, receiving the Mavis Taylor award for theatre-making. With Callum Tilbury, he won the Best Writing award for UHM (2014) at the National Arts Festival Student Festival, later performed at Artscape and at the Klein Karoo National Arts Festival (KKNK). Alex was Resident Playwright at the Baxter Theatre Centre in 2015. As part of his residency, he was dramaturge on Most Honest Man (2015) at the Flipside theatre. Also as part of his residency, he wrote and directed The White Man’s Guide to Sacrifice (2015) at the Golden Arrow Studio. In 2015 he wrote and directed Fog Ducking (2015) for AFDA Cape Town’s live performance department. For their graduating students he directed Neil McCarthy’s Rainshark (2015). 

Amelia Vernede, actress.  Amelia graduated from Theatre and Performance at UCT in 2014. In 2014 she performed in A lie of the Mind, Mephisto, 12th Night at the Macbeth’s, Lion on the Path and Whale Nation. Nicolas Ellenbogen and Hilda Crone’s Ebola. She spent 2015 in London where she performed in No Man’s Time Automatics’ Dido and Aeneas (2015). She played Juliet Romeo and Juliet and Cordelia in King Lear for Bards Theatre Company. 

Dustin Beck, actor.   Graduated from UCT’s Perfomance Diploma progam in 2015. During this period he performed in Jacque Singer’s The Seagull (2015), Amy Jephta’s Begeerte (2015), Mdu Kweyama’s The Dead Wait (2014) and Amy Jephta’s Die Kortstondige Raklewe v. Annastacia W. (2014). He has also worked with Alfred Hinkle on My Country South Africa (2010) and Dancescape (2008). In 2015 Jason Jacobs directed Dustin in Kalahari Swaan. Dustin is also the co-founder of KleiSand Theatre Company, which focuses on uplifting communities through theatre and movement workshops and performances. 

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Mon 15th Feb 9pm R80 (R70 online) Tue 16th Feb 9pm R80 (R70 online) Wed 17th Feb 9pm R80 (R70 online) Thu 18th Feb 9pm R80 (R70 online) Fri 19th Feb 9pm R80 (R70 online) Sat 20th Feb 9pm R80 (R70 online)

Penny In The Well

Fiction Writing Course • Running Time: 120 mins
Researched & presented by David Cornwell
 An 8-week fiction course offered by Umuzi author David Cornwell, providing a solid introduction to the methods and techniques involved in creating original fiction. Includes weekly lessons, guided writing exercises and detailed feedback on all work produced during the course.

With a strong practical focus, this fiction course aims to provide a solid theoretical grounding in the processes of narrative, while also introducing students to various fictional techniques that will add weight and colour to their writing. Wherever possible, these techniques are illustrated by close reference to exemplary passages from modern fictional texts.

Whether you need help in telling your story — or whether you’d like to build confidence in your style — PENNY IN THE WELL will give you the tools you need to create meaningful, professional creative writing.
For more information and to find out about upcoming courses visit David's website PENNY IN THE WELL.

David Cornwell was born in Grahamstown in 1985. Now he lives in Salt River, where he writes novels, makes films and plays guitar for rock outfit KRAAL. His debut novel, Like It Matters  will be published by Umuzi in April 2016. His writing has appeared in numerous local and overseas publications, such as The Mail & Guardian, The Chiron Review, Prufrock, and Quiddity International Literary Journal.



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Indumiso Zothando (Love Psalms)

Spoken-Word Poetry & Music • Running Time: 60 mins
Directed by Lwanda Sindaphi and Mbongeni Nomkonwana | Creative Director Koleka Putuma | Musicical Direction by Babalwa Makwethu | Starring Anele Kose, Koleka Putuma, Khanyiso Mabhodla, Mbongeni Nomkonwana, Lwanda Sindaphi, Javier Perez
During the month of love, Lingua Franca will bring to you a special Valentines Day production. In music and poetry, we bear witness to love, its revelations and contradictions. "Indumiso Zothando" celebrates the divinity of love, unpacks its difficulties and attempts to put to words the profoundly indescribable.



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Fri 19th Feb 7pm R100 (R90 online)

Tribal Cafe | Featuring Kathleen Pearlson

Tribal Fusion Bellydance • Running Time: 55 mins
Written and Directed by Soma Fusion Bellydance Company | Starring Kathleen Pearlson
Cape Town based Soma Fusion Bellydance Company joins forces with London Tribal Fusion bellydancer, Kathleen Pearlson, in this once off showcase of bellydance. Both with aesthetics rooted in the vintage and timeless, expect a show paying homage to old styles of bellydance with modern concepts, and a tapestry of original group and solo choreographies.
Kathleen Pearlson is an artist and student of Tribal Fusion. She is known for her warmth and beautiful timeless quality as a performer. She blends an aesthetic rooted in vintage with a taste for the organic exploration and an openness to the new. This show will be a culmination of a day of workshops in Tribal Fusion. You can find out more on www.soma.co.za  

Soma Fusion Bellydance Company have over the years entertained audiences locally and internationally, most recently at the GloCaf Awards Ceremony in Nigeria and Topstars show at Grand Arena. Marissa, director of Soma, also makes up the dance component of Cape Town based Gypsy band, Ottoman Slap, who won an ovation award at the 2015 NAF in Grahamstown. She, along with Jordan Williams, Yvette Demas and Shahra Sattar, all part of the Soma Performance Troupe, will be showcasing some solo, duet and group pieces in this Tribal Fusion show.



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Sat 20th Feb 7pm: Sorry, sold out

The Finkelsteins are coming to Dinner

Playreading • Running Time: 60 mins
Read by Andrew Laubscher, Megan Furniss & David Viviers | Written by Richard Kaplan
Warning: PG 16

A 36 year old gay artist has closed himself off from the world.  He is working towards an exhibition while trying to come to terms with great losses and alienation. He lives in a studio apartment, which he shares in spirit with his deceased Jewish mother. She is a witness to his life and love. The artist's latest model James enters their life with passion and zest and disturbs their quiet world of painting, scrabble and crossword puzzles.




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Sun 21st Feb 2pm R60 (R50 online)

From The Heart

(Comedy/Drama) Dramedy and live music • Running Time: 55 mins
Directed by Richard Wright-Firth | Adapted for stage by Candice van Litsenborgh from the book by June Carter Cash | Performed by Shannyn Fourie and Andy Lund | Presented by Shannyn Fourie and Canned Rice Productions
From the Heart offers a glimpse behind the glamour, at the courage needed to be the supporting player to a superstar. Adapted from the book by June Carter Cash, From the Heart is a collection of defining moments in the life of a girl who was born into country music royalty. From little Junie, who talked too much and swung on the stage curtains, to the woman who finally got country music’s ultimate bad boy, Johnny Cash, to walk the line.
Shannyn Fourie (producer and “June Carter Cash”) was most recently seen on Cape Town stages in The Fugard Theatre’s production of Cabaret in which she played the titillating roles of Fraulein Kost and Kit Kat Club girl, Fritzie. In 2014 she appeared on stages in England, Wales and Ireland in Janice Honeyman’s production of Showboat. Other musical theatre performances include the 2010 Ovation Award winning production of I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change (Woman #2), Amanda in Edges and Sandy in Grease. Shannyn played Amy in the psychological drama, Tape and has also co-written and produced Salute the Troops – a wartime musical revue show. She is an accomplished make-up artist and sought-after corporate entertainer.  

Andy Lund (musical supervisor and “Johnny Cash”) has released four full length albums and four Eps over his various projects (Andy Lund & The Mission Men, Oh Mercy – his country duo with Emma Du Preez and Roswell Kings) His albums have all been critically acclaimed, with his last solo album being voted one of the top albums of 2013 by Rolling Stone SA Magazine. Lund wrote, directed and hosted a show dedicated to the life of Bob Dylan at the BMW Pavilion Theatre. From The Heart marks Lund’s professional theatre debut after producing some questionable backyard plays over the last 15 years.  

Richard Wright-Firth (director and co-producer) is a British actor, director, teacher and voice-over artist. He graduated from the prestigious Italia Conti Academy of Theatre Arts. He is a former member of the BBC Radio Drama Company. Richard also returned to Italia Conti as the Radio and Recorded Voice lecturer and director of the final year radio productions. He is an accomplished theatre performer having performed in well over twenty productions across the UK (Julius Caesar, They Shoot Horses Don’t They) Since moving to South Africa he has appeared in a number of films, commercials and tv series, he has narrated several film documentaries and has been the voice for many national and international campaigns as well as working as a dialect coach both privately and for the BBC. He has directed several musical comedy cabarets on Cape Town stages, including Understudy Blues for Canned Rice Productions. Richard is most well known as the foul-mouthed pirate, Muldoon, in the Starz series – Black Sails.

 Candice van Litsenborgh (script adaptation, photography and co-producer) is a regular on South African stages. Last year she appeared as loveable blonde ditz, Audrey, in Little Shop of Horrors for which she has recently won the Broadway World South Africa Award for Best Actress in a Musical. Musicals: Sunset Boulevard; Evita; Chess; Jesus Christ Superstar; I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change. Children’s Theatre: Hansel and Gretel, Alice in Wonderland, The Little Mermaid. Theatre: Much Ado About Nothing, Hamlet, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Huis Clos. She wrote the musical comedy cabaret Understudy Blues for Canned Rice Productions and has also worked as a co-writer and director on several revues and comedy cabarets. She is currently performing in the Pieter Toerien/KickstArt production of Sweeney Todd.



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Mon 22nd Feb 7pm R100 (R90 online) Tue 23rd Feb 7pm R100 (R90 online) Wed 24th Feb 7pm R100 (R90 online) Mon 29th Feb 7pm R100 (R90 online) Tue 1st Mar 7pm R100 (R90 online) Wed 2nd Mar 7pm R100 (R90 online) Thu 3rd Mar 9pm R100 (R90 online) Fri 4th Mar 9pm R100 (R90 online) Sat 5th Mar 9pm R100 (R90 online)

Lance Herman

Music • Running Time: 60 mins
Lance Herman | Bassist Ryan McArthur | Drummer Jonno Sweetman
Facebook Event
Cape Town based Singer-Songwriter Lance Herman will be playing as part of a trio with drummer Jonno Sweetman and bassist Ryan McArthur who plays with Sannie Fox, The City, and recently toured with Stelth Ulvang of The Lumineers. Their sound as a trio is more expansive than the minimal guitar-singer-songwriter set up of his previous performances at Alexander Upstairs. There is a beat beneath everything, with rich bass sounds to create an all encompassing sonic environment.
"Kinda like if I was shooting video clips on my old cell phone before, things are more full-scale almost cinematic now, and the intention is to take the audience on a trip, not just recite songs, but allow ourselves as musicians to go on a journey with the audience, through the music - to somewhere only the night will find out.” - Lance Herman

"Lance Herman's music is more than sound, it's a journey to another world where everything is strange but familiar, a place that stays with you for days after, cascading in your soul." - Milton Schorr (Playwright, Actor, Hitchhiker)



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Thu 25th Feb 9pm R100 (R90 online)

The Slow Violence of Jesus for Black People

Think Up (TED-style Talk) • Running Time: 45 mins
Lwando Scott
Although black people claim to have a wonderful relationship with Jesus, it is not a good relationship. Sociologist Lwando Scott attempts to unpack the often invisible destructive concept of Jesus for black people, particularly around the narrative of the "New Jerusalem".
Lwando Scott is currently a PhD candidate in Sociology at the University of Cape Town. His doctoral research is on same-sex marriage in South Africa. In 2013/14 he was a research fellow with the Fox International Fellowship program at Yale University. He was an Assistant Lecturer for Diversity Literacy at the University of Cape Town (2011, 2012). Lwando's work, academic and otherwise, is centred around advancing queer politics in South Africa. His Twitter bio reads: A denim crazy wanna be academic who is neurotically opposed to the mundane with an incurable love for beautiful things.


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Sun 28th Feb 4pm R70 (R60 online)

XX

Sassy Dance • Running Time: 60 mins
Concept and costumes by Tara and Cleo Notcutt | Performed by Kelly Atkins, Rori Bingham, Marcus Mabie, and Cleo Notcutt | Directed by Tara Notcutt | Choreography by Cleo Notcutt, with solo choreography by Marcus Mabie
Warning: Increased heart rate due to fabulous dancing
Kiss kiss…   Back for its second season at the intimate Alexander Bar, XX is a naughty little rendezvous about our most intimate of acts: the kiss. Sister team Tara and Cleo Notcutt bring together four of Cape Town’s sassiest performers for your viewing pleasure.   

From hip hop to contemporary, and Michael Jackson to Prince, XX is a full on dance show which proves that dynamite truly does come in small – and intimate – packages. It’s one hot, sassy, non-stop hour of dancing featuring Kelly Atkins, Rori Bingham, Marcus Mabie and Cleo Notcutt, and directed by Tara Notcutt.  

Pour yourself a drink, and join us in the dark for a little glitz, a lot of dance, and... well, we’d say more now, but as you know it’s not polite to kiss and tell…  



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Mon 29th Feb 9pm R110 (R90 online) Tue 1st Mar 9pm R110 (R90 online) Wed 2nd Mar 9pm R110 (R90 online) Mon 7th Mar 7pm R110 (R90 online) Tue 8th Mar 7pm R110 (R90 online) Wed 9th Mar 7pm R110 (R90 online) Thu 10th Mar 7pm R110 (R90 online) Fri 11th Mar 7pm R110 (R90 online) Sat 12th Mar 7pm R110 (R90 online)

Meisner Technique Acting Intensive with Raymond T Williams

Masterclass • Running Time: 255 mins
Lead by Raymond T Williams, Teacher at Studio 4: James Franco's New York acting school | Presented by Vanessa Zachos
Warning: 2 day workshop on the 1 & 2 March
A bit of New York acting training in Cape Town. 2 Day Meisner Technique Intensive with Raymond T Williams. Actors learn how to connect fully in the moment from their own impulses and feelings and to the other actors in a scene, learning to work off what the other actor does. Ray will explain the basis for emotional preparation and improvisation-based approach to scene work. Characterization, script analysis and other advanced acting issues will be discussed. Aimed at actors but also suitable for Directors and Writers.
“When I first started attending classes at Studio4 and met Ray, it was probably the first time that I realized the possibility of a career in acting being a realistic aspiration. I often times found myself thinking, “wow, was I really able to do that ? Was that really me?” One of the most important things I tell people about my acting experience with Raymond is that he actually believes in us and trains us to be professional working actors.” – Lola Akinola

“A strict Meisner professional whose studied under the best, amongst the best… he’s as good as it gets.” – Paul Michael Polsinelli

“Ray is hands-on. He takes the time to dig with each actor, recognizing that everyone’s journey is totally personal and their own. Ray doesn’t have a one-size-fits-all model. Instead, he tailors his approach to fit what the actor needs.” – Will Hochman

Complimentary Career Advice/ CV Advice/ Audition Coaching can be booked with Vanessa for those days. Please indicate on the facebook page if you would like to book. Actors who attend the Joburg intensive can attend Cape Town for free and vice versa. Just let us know.


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Tue 1st Mar 12pm R1800 Wed 2nd Mar 12pm R1800

The Game: Ohne Dich (Without You)

Comedy • Running Time: 60 mins
Performed by Milton Schorr, Andrew Roux, Mikki-Dene Le Roux
Facebook Event
Hailed as ‘pure genius’, ‘superb’, and ‘funny as hell, brave as a motherfucker’, The Game is back with a brand new instalment. Legendary Coach Frik (Milton Schorr) and his new assistant Maachel (Andrew Roux) are reeling from broken hearts. On the brink of ending it all a cry to the heavens delivers to them an Angel (Mikki-Dene Le Roux) and the chance to wrest their sanity from a haze of romantic illusion, if they have the balls. Improvised according to a set story-line and intentionally grappling with deep universal themes, every performance of The Game is one of a kind, creating the on-the-edge energy that has made this show notorious.
“The Game is an education in why we spend too much time being precious about this theatre thing. Here’s to not concentrating but taking note. Here’s to making the first time every time. Here’s to honest frikin rightness. I need a soapbox, someone give me a soapbox…’ - Daneel. 

“Loved it completely! It was brutally funny and brave. What a wonderful night out. Thank you.” - Carolyn. 

 “Some interesting themes but should not be advertised as a comedy unless the nudity is deemed as the comedic aspect which is unintelligent to say the least.” - Belinda. 

“Absolutely fantastic. Well done. Non-stop entertainment, very funny and quite emotional at times.” – Fraser.

The Game is long form improvisation with balls. Set in a world where an ancient form of extreme handball has become a global obsession, The Game is a series of live events featuring Coach Frik du Perez (Milton Schorr), Tatiana Petrokova (Brendan Murray), Japie (Andrew Laubscher), Shannon (Adrian Collins) and Maachel (Andrew Roux). It is generally wholly improvised, rehearsal work revolving around character and relationship development, meaning events are unpredictable with participants simply playing The Game and letting what may unfold.

It was first performed in Cape Town in June of 2009 before travelling to the South African National Arts Festival, where it received the worst review in the history of humankind. ‘A waste of time and money..', 'I felt embarrassed to be a part of the human race…’, 'TOTALLY inappropriate' and 'no talent, no story-line, no game…' are just a few snippets from that landmark text. The cast immediately had t-shirts printed with the worst of the quotes, and continued to challenge audiences with the show’s unique, non-theatrical style. 

In the words of the show’s creator, Milton Schorr:  ‘We realised that the review was a shocked, purely honest response that gave us a perfect window into the dynamics of The Game. In rehearsal we discovered that the phrase “totally inappropriate” is exactly what The Game is about, because it means “honest”. From then on, whenever we worked on a new instalment, we asked ourselves “is this totally inappropriate, is this honest?” Honesty, we agreed, is what is often lacking on the stage with productions usually re-presenting old themes and styles, which is why honesty is shocking.’ 

Despite the original reviewer’s feelings other people did like the play, some even loved it. ‘Funny as hell, brave as a motherfucker’, ‘I have never seen a room full of people laugh this hard’, and ‘it was like a rollercoaster’, were just a few of the sentiments gathered at that first performance. 

After a hiatus of nearly six years Milton Schorr and Brendan Murray, unable to shake the feeling that The Game still had an important place on the stage, decided to reprise the format with ‘The Game: Redemption’ (2015). Since then ‘Shannon’s Tongue’ has also hit the Alexander Bar stage (2015), featuring a new addition in the character of Maachel (Andrew Roux). 

For ‘Ohne Dich’ Mikki-dene Le Roux joins the team as ‘The Angel’ and becomes the first ever participant with a real vagina (don’t tell Tatiana, she thinks her penis is a large clitoris and the anus is where everyone ‘does it’). The boys are happy to have a woman among them, they feel they may just be able to become men. 

Dedicated Game Fan Ari Kruger shares the experience of watching ‘Redemption’ in this video

 

For more information and videos visit The Game’s Facebook Page  




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Thu 3rd Mar 7pm R90 (R80 online) Fri 4th Mar 7pm R90 (R80 online) Sat 5th Mar 7pm R90 (R80 online)

THE PITCH

Musical Play • Running Time: 60 mins
Direction by Callum Tilbury | Score by Roland Perold | Musical Arrangements by David Lubbe.
When the Afropol Corporation decides to commission a new musical about Africa, they make the mistake of employing the “talents” of Aria Grey and Gary Gershwin, two washed-up theatrical has-beens desperate to make a quick buck. Forget Lion King, forget Sarafina 1, 2 and 3! THE PITCH is a new pseudo-musical-super-comedy about corruption, greed, and what happens when capitalism meets theatre. 

From creative team Roland Perold and Callum Tilbury comes THE PITCH - A play with music about a pitch for a musical play! Yay! The show features an original score and lyrics by Perold, with book and additional lyrics by Tilbury. Musical arrangements and live piano accompaniment by David Lubbe.

Callum Tilbury is an actor / writer / drag queen / voice artist / whatever-he-needs-to-be-to-pay-rent-except-prostitute-hopefully. After graduating from UCT, where he studied Theatre & Performance (Theatre Making), he has been cast in Fred Abrahamse’s Hamlet as Gertrude, as well as in The Incredible Journey as Tommy. His writing credits include Doctor Godenstein’s Man, showing at the Galloway Theatre in February, and Uhm… which he co-created as part of The Papercut Collective, which won the Best Student Theatre Writing Award at the National Arts Festival in 2014 and was subsequently published by Junkets. Lady Aria Grey is his drag persona, and this is her first featured production. She was born from Callum’s desire to critically challenge society in a humorous, fabulous manner, and also as an excuse to wear heels. Prepare your bandwidth… her YouTube series is coming. 


Roland is a composer / actor / theatre maker and outreach educator involving himself in all things musical within the exciting world of theatre. This is Roland’s 4th original musical work, the most recent being You Bet Your Life! which ran in 2014/15. Roland is a graduate of the Waterfront Theatre School and also holds a MMus Degree in Songwriting (with distinction) form Bath Spa University. Roland has huge admiration for the wonderful composers who have come before and whose work he showcases in his one-man cabaret performances. At Cape Town Opera Roland is the Outreach Composer in Residence and works with the team bringing the love of opera to a new generation of school children as they mount mini versions of well-known operas alongside original works embracing storytelling in local communities. 

David is a pianist and teacher in the Cape Town area. Having won the prestigious Edgars Baby of the Year Award in 1983, he was destined for great things. Graduating from the University of Stellenbosch, David took a leave of absence to make money in the doll-drum accounting sector for many years but has recently returned to the wonderful world of music, working as an accompanist, teacher and performer. As a student, David won the Hugo van der Spuy Cup for best accompanist, was first runner up in the inaugural Nina Schumann Overseas Bursary Competition and performed with the Cape Town Philharmonic Orchestra as part of the Youth Music Festival. David performs, accompanies and teaches in and around Cape Town, mainly involving himself with the development of young musicians. 



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Mon 7th Mar 9pm R90 (R80 online) Tue 8th Mar 9pm R90 (R80 online) Mon 14th Mar 9pm R90 (R80 online) Tue 15th Mar 9pm R90 (R80 online) Wed 16th Mar 9pm R90 (R80 online) Thu 17th Mar 9pm R90 (R80 online) Fri 18th Mar 9pm R90 (R80 online) Sat 19th Mar 9pm R90 (R80 online)

Tape Hiss and Sparkle

Off-beat Folk • Running Time: 60 mins
Guitar and Vocals by Simon Tamblyn | Drums by Mandisi Nkomo | Cello by Catherine Schenck | Bass Guitar by Helen Westcott
Tape Hiss and Sparkle return with their off-beat compositions about Table Mountain, Pretoria and interstellar bird-life for an intimate night at The Alexander Bar Theatre.
Tape Hiss and Sparkle is lo-fi, off-beat, alternative folk music. Started as the solo project of Simon Tamblyn (Simon Pienaar playing under an old family name) in 2009 while Tamblyn was still the vocalist for Cape Town art-rockers, The Sleepers (from 2003 - 2011). Recording in his bedroom, Tamblyn wrote about his life and others in Cape Town, South Africa. After many active years and a handful of albums and EPs, Tape Hiss and Sparkle is a creative force to be reckoned with both on and offstage.


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Fri 11th Mar 9pm R100 (R90 online)

Suster

Drama • Running Time: 55 mins
Directed by Quintin Wils | Starring Carina Nel | Costume Design by Vianney Farmer | Lighting & Sound Design by Quintin Wils | Photo & Videography by Jaco Jansen van Rensburg | Produced by Vianney Farmer for VNA Productions | Written by Jannes Erasmus
From the multi-award winning director and designer, Quintin Wils, comes the next part in the Smaarties Trilogy. ‘Suster’ follows the journey of Sybil, a lady diagnosed with Multiple Personality Disorder after the death of her parents. 

What really happened the night her parents died, or did they…? One actress, multiple characters and a world full of possibilities…!
 
Described by critics as “…a must-see which will leave you gob-smacked!” Lieveaux, (Artslink.co.za) and "...a masterpiece that will take your breathe away!" Van der Merwe, (Die Reviewer), Suster is one show that you do not want to miss out on this year! 

Suster stars the multi talented actress Carina Nel who last year wrapped up on filming Disney’s ‘Queen of Katwe’ alongside the Oscar award winning Lupita Ngoyo from 12 Years a Slave. Director and designer of the production, Quintin Wils, says that Suster is by far the most complex show that he has ever directed, but adds that “…it is by far the most exhilarating production that I have directed thus far! A production that makes you think twice about what dissociative identity disorder actually is.”
Quintin Wils (Director/ Designer) 

Award winning theatre maker, producer and director Quintin Wils (25) graduated from the Tshwane University of Technology with an Honours Degree in Drama. Wils was named one of SA Celebrity Online Magazine’s Top Theatre Makers to watch out for in 2015; received 3 Naledi Award nominations including Best Cutting Edge Production; 2 Die Reviewer Awards and a 3rd Nomination as Best Director; and has also been named as one of the ‘Rising Stars’ of the 2014 National Arts Festival in Grahamstown. Recently nominated for the ImpACT Award for Theatre and also named as one of Mail&Guardian’s Top 200 Young South Africa’s of 2014, he is currently the Artistic Director and Co-Producer of VNA Productions.  

Carina Nel ( Actress) 

Carina Nel completed her B-Tech degree in Drama at the Tshwane University of Technology in 2010 (Cum Laude). Theatre credits include CRAVE (Cape Town Fringe), Sak&Pak (SA State Theatre), Wie Hyg So!?, Peter Pan, Hoe Later Hoe Kwater, as well as Festen and ‘S11’ for which she won the Best Actress Award for both productions at the Glass Crown Awards in 2009 & 2010 respectively. More recently Carina starred in the critically acclaimed production SAND which amongst others toured to the National Arts Festival and the US Woordfees in Cape Town. She also starred in South Africa’s very first Mobile Thriller theatre production, ONSkuld – ‘n Mobile Thriller, which was also Nominated for a Naledi Theare Award for Best Cutting Edge Production. Carina was also cast in the Disney film Queen of Katwe starring Lupita Ngoyo which opens in 2016. She was also seen on 7de Laan and she is also currently playing the role of Isabel in Generations.



Book for Suster by clicking the button of the date and time you wish to attend:
Mon 21st Mar 7pm R95 (R85 online) Tue 22nd Mar 7pm R95 (R85 online) Wed 23rd Mar 7pm R95 (R85 online) Mon 28th Mar 7pm R95 (R85 online) Tue 29th Mar 7pm R95 (R85 online) Wed 30th Mar 7pm R95 (R85 online) Thu 31st Mar 7pm R95 (R85 online) Fri 1st Apr 7pm R95 (R85 online) Sat 2nd Apr 7pm R95 (R85 online)

A (Sorta) Love Story

Musical Theatre • Running Time: 50 mins
Starring Amy Trout and David Fick | Directed by Roland Perold | Conceptualised by David Fick | Musical Direction and Pianist Chris Cameron-Dow
The award-winning ROLSKA Productions presents the romantic comedy cabaret sensation: A (Sorta) Love Story. Studded with musical theatre favourites by the likes of Cole Porter, Rodgers and Hammerstein and Stephen Sondheim, the show will have your toes tapping as it looks at love from all angles. Timeless classics include I Get A Kick Out of You, Some Enchanted Evening, A Man and a Woman. 

Whether you’re 25 or 75, it makes no difference: A (Sorta) Love Story looks at that special feeling that lifts you up and takes you down – but there’s nothing to do but give into it! Come and fall in love all over again…  Presented by ROLKSA Productions, the Ovation–award winning team behind crowd-pleasing hits such as I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change, Coward & Cole and Edges and You Bet Your Life! this show delighted audiences at the National Arts Festival in 2015 and now runs at Alexander Bar for a limited season.  
The show features Amy Trout who shot to fame overnight when she was cast in David Kramer and Taliep Petersen’s Kat and the Kings. Her performance as Lucy Dixon earned her rave reviews as well as a Fleur Du Cap Theatre Award nomination for Best Performance by a Supporting Actress in a Musical and a Naledi Theatre Award nomination as Best Newcomer of the season. She has also performed in productions of Macbeth, Fiddler on the Roof and Gigi.  

Also appearing is David Fick. After graduating with a Master of Arts in Theatre and Performance from UCT, David has performed musicals like Pasek and Paul’s Edges, the Stephen Sondheim musical Marry Me a Little, Cape Town Opera’s Lloyd Webber and Rice Spring Bouquet and in cabarets like Affirmation and Seasons of Love. He is also the composer and librettist for two original musicals, Over the Rainbow and House of Shadows, and wrote a third, You Bet Your Life!, with Roland Perold.



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Mon 21st Mar 9pm R90 (R80 online) Tue 22nd Mar 9pm R90 (R80 online) Wed 23rd Mar 9pm R90 (R80 online) Mon 28th Mar 9pm R90 (R80 online) Tue 29th Mar 9pm R90 (R80 online) Wed 30th Mar 9pm R90 (R80 online) Thu 31st Mar 9pm R90 (R80 online) Fri 1st Apr 9pm R90 (R80 online) Sat 2nd Apr 9pm R90 (R80 online)

aLEXA - A Mobile Thriller

Drama | Site Specific - Mobile Thriller • Running Time: 65 mins
Directed, Designed & Conceptualised by Quintin Wils | Written by Herman Vorster | Starring Carina Nel & Vianney Farmer Produced by Vianney Farmer for VNA Productions
South Africa's very first Mobile Thriller production exploring the psychological worlds of Method Actors is finally hitting the ‘stage’ in Cape Town! The award winning production of ‘aLEXA – A Mobile Thriller’, starring Carina Nel and Vianney Farmer, is literally set in the streets of Cape Town where audience members will meet up with the actors, and literally drive with them in the car as the actors prepare themselves to ‘get into character’ for a show they are starring in.  

Multi-award winning Quintin Wils, director and conceptualiser of the award winning production ‘aLEXA – A Mobile Thriller’, describes the production as “a complex and intricate immersive production which has never before been done in South Africa”. "I wanted audiences to become and feel part of each character’s life, almost as if they know them personally, therefore the whole experience of the production is pretty much immersive in its design and execution," he continues. He hopes the audience can relate to the play and characters and enjoy a theatre event unlike any other before seen in South Africa.  "aLEXA – A Mobile Thriller is special in it that it has an extremely immersive feel to it, even to such an extent that one is bound to forget that you are actually watching a theatre production," he says. 
Now finally coming to Cape Town, the production has been lauded by critics as “The most original and innovative performance that breaks all the traditions about performance space settings…!” Kalipa, (Cue Newspaper), “…a chilling twist to the theatre experience!” Geldenhuys, (Cue Online) and “Thought-provoking and enjoyable!” Breytenbach, (Die Reviewer). The conceptualiser and the creator, Quintin Wils, of the Mobile Thriller series have won many accolades including a Naledi Award Nomination for Best Cutting Edge Production, as well as the Award for Best Concept at Die Reviewer Awards 2014. Written by Herman Vorster this production promises to be an "immersive theatre feast" like never before!

Quintin Wils (Director/ Designer/ Conceptualiser): 
Award winning theatre maker, producer and director Quintin Wils (25) graduated from the Tshwane University of Technology with an Honours Degree in Drama. Wils was named one of SA Celebrity Online Magazine’s Top Theatre Makers to watch out for in 2015; he received 3 Naledi Award nominations including Best Cutting Edge Production; two 'Die Reviewer' Awards and a 3rd Nomination as Best Director; and has also been named as one of the ‘Rising Stars’ of the 2014 National Arts Festival in Grahamstown. Nominated for the ImpACT Award for Theatre and also named as one of Mail&Guardian’s Top 200 Young South Africa’s of 2014, he is currently the Artistic Director and Producer of both VNA Productions.  

Carina Nel (Actress): 
Carina completed her B-Tech degree in Drama at the Tshwane University of Technology in 2010 (Cum Laude). Theatre credits include CRAVE (Cape Town Fringe), Sak&Pak (SA State Theatre), Wie Hyg So!?, Peter Pan, Hoe Later Hoe Kwater, as well as Festen and ‘S11’ for which she won the Best Actress Award for both productions at the Glass Crown Awards in 2009 & 2010 respectively. More recently Carina starred in the critically acclaimed production SAND which amongst others toured to the National Arts Festival and the US Woordfees in Cape Town. She also starred in South Africa’s very first Mobile Thriller theatre production, ONSkuld – ‘n Mobile Thriller, which was also Nominated for a Naledi Theare Award. Carina was also cast in the Disney film Queen of Katwe starring Lupita Ngoyo which opens in 2016. She was also seen on 7de Laan and she is also currently playing the role of Isabel in Generations.  

Vianney Farmer (Actor/ Producer): 
Vianney Farmer studied Drama at Northlink College where after he furthered his studies and completed his BTech Degree (Drama & Film) at the Tshwane University of Technology in Pretoria. Vianney has ever since been in stage in productions such as Verwagtings, Outers, Pillowman, In Our Blood, Verve, Glitches, Walking Tall the one man show Simfonia (National Arts Festival) and also the world acclaimed play, Equus, for which he scooped up the Best Actor Award at the Glass Crown Awards in 2011 for his portrayal of Dr Martin Dysart. More recently Vianney was seen in Sarah Kane’s CRAVE (Cape Town Fringe) and in South Africa’s first Mobile Thriller production, ONSkuld – ‘n Mobile Thriller, which was Nominated for a Naledi Theatre Award for Best Cutting Edge Production. Currently Vianney is the CEO and Producer of VNA Productions.



Book for aLEXA - A Mobile Thriller by clicking the button of the date and time you wish to attend:
Thu 24th Mar 7pm: Sorry, sold out Thu 24th Mar 8:45pm: Sorry, sold out Fri 25th Mar 7pm: Sorry, sold out Fri 25th Mar 8:45pm R110 (R100 online): Hurry! Only 1 ticket left! Sat 26th Mar 7pm: Sorry, sold out Sat 26th Mar 8:45pm: Sorry, sold out Mon 28th Mar 9:15pm: Sorry, sold out Tue 29th Mar 9:15pm: Sorry, sold out Wed 30th Mar 9:15pm: Sorry, sold out Thu 31st Mar 9:15pm R110 (R100 online): Hurry! Only 1 ticket left! Fri 1st Apr 9:15pm R110 (R100 online): Hurry! Only 1 ticket left! Sat 2nd Apr 9:15pm R110 (R100 online): Hurry! Only 1 ticket left!

Love Me Tinder - Violet Online Rebooted

Comedy • Running Time: 55 mins
Directed by Megan Furniss | Starring Lynita Crofford | Based on blog posts from Violet Online
After two successful and sold out runs at the Alexander Bar in 2014 and 2015, Violet Online is back; rebooted, recharged and ready for some online action.  Single, sassy and super confident, Violet continues her hilarious search for the perfect online match, and love, and sex, and even love and sex.  Violet dispenses advice on the dangers of dating too close to home, Tinder, Texting, and the surprising and macho joys of DIY. All of this is based on her own personal experience. 
The delicious stories of Violet’s post divorce world include fantasies about sex on airplanes, her thinking about having Botox, and dealing with her FB addiction. She also realises that she’s pretty damn OK on her own and that there’s something fabulous about being single. After its premier at the Alexander Bar in 2014 Violet Online has been performed at the Kalk Bay Theatre, NAF in Grahamstown, and, most recently, the Theatre on the Square in Sandton. Violet Online is based on blog posts by a well known, mostly anonymous, over 40 mother, ex wife, and grammar fiend.


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Mon 18th Apr 9pm R90 (R80 online) Tue 19th Apr 9pm R90 (R80 online) Mon 25th Apr 9pm R90 (R80 online) Tue 26th Apr 9pm R90 (R80 online) Wed 27th Apr 9pm R90 (R80 online) Thu 28th Apr 9pm R90 (R80 online) Fri 29th Apr 9pm R90 (R80 online) Sat 30th Apr 9pm R90 (R80 online)
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February

OMG Quiz Night
Quiz
Wed 17 7pm
Wed 24 7pm

THink Up: Biological Avatars
Think Up (Ted-style talk)
Sun 14 4pm

Cannibal Country
Drama | Physical Theatre
Mon 15 9pm
Tue 16 9pm
Wed 17 9pm
Thu 18 9pm
Fri 19 9pm
Sat 20 9pm

Penny In The Well
Fiction Writing Course
Tue 16 5pm
Tue 23 5pm

Indumiso Zothando (Love Psalms)
Spoken-Word Poetry & Music
Fri 19 7pm

Tribal Cafe | Featuring Kathleen Pearlson
Tribal Fusion Bellydance
Sat 20 7pm

The Finkelsteins are coming to Dinner
Playreading
Sun 21 2pm

From The Heart
(Comedy/Drama) Dramedy and live music
Mon 22 7pm
Tue 23 7pm
Wed 24 7pm
Mon 29 7pm

Lance Herman
Music
Thu 25 9pm

The Slow Violence of Jesus for Black People
Think Up (TED-style Talk)
Sun 28 4pm

XX
Sassy Dance
Mon 29 9pm


March

OMG Quiz Night
Quiz
Wed 2 7pm

Penny In The Well
Fiction Writing Course
Tue 1 5pm
Tue 8 5pm
Tue 15 5pm
Tue 22 5pm
Tue 29 5pm

From The Heart
(Comedy/Drama) Dramedy and live music
Tue 1 7pm
Wed 2 7pm
Thu 3 9pm
Fri 4 9pm
Sat 5 9pm

XX
Sassy Dance
Tue 1 9pm
Wed 2 9pm
Mon 7 7pm
Tue 8 7pm
Wed 9 7pm
Thu 10 7pm
Fri 11 7pm
Sat 12 7pm

Meisner Technique Acting Intensive with Raymond T Williams
Masterclass
Tue 1 12pm
Wed 2 12pm

The Game: Ohne Dich (Without You)
Comedy
Thu 3 7pm
Fri 4 7pm
Sat 5 7pm

THE PITCH
Musical Play
Mon 7 9pm
Tue 8 9pm
Mon 14 9pm
Tue 15 9pm
Wed 16 9pm
Thu 17 9pm
Fri 18 9pm
Sat 19 9pm

Tape Hiss and Sparkle
Off-beat Folk
Fri 11 9pm

Suster
Drama
Mon 21 7pm
Tue 22 7pm
Wed 23 7pm
Mon 28 7pm
Tue 29 7pm
Wed 30 7pm
Thu 31 7pm

A (Sorta) Love Story
Musical Theatre
Mon 21 9pm
Tue 22 9pm
Wed 23 9pm
Mon 28 9pm
Tue 29 9pm
Wed 30 9pm
Thu 31 9pm

aLEXA - A Mobile Thriller
Drama | Site Specific - Mobile Thriller
Thu 24 7pm8pm
Fri 25 7pm 8pm
Sat 26 7pm8pm
Mon 28 9pm
Tue 29 9pm
Wed 30 9pm
Thu 31 9pm


April

Penny In The Well
Fiction Writing Course
Tue 5 5pm

Suster
Drama
Fri 1 7pm
Sat 2 7pm

A (Sorta) Love Story
Musical Theatre
Fri 1 9pm
Sat 2 9pm

aLEXA - A Mobile Thriller
Drama | Site Specific - Mobile Thriller
Fri 1 9pm
Sat 2 9pm

Love Me Tinder - Violet Online Rebooted
Comedy
Mon 18 9pm
Tue 19 9pm
Mon 25 9pm
Tue 26 9pm
Wed 27 9pm
Thu 28 9pm
Fri 29 9pm
Sat 30 9pm


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