Who’s upstairs: Mary Hould

Mary Hould is on a short visit from the States and for one night only will be performing Mary Swipes Left (but not really…) this Saturday 24th of March at 7PM. Home town? Seattle, WA, USA, although I was born in a small town in Montana, USA. Tell us a little more about your show? It’s a…

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Who’s Upstairs: Denise Newman

Denise Newman stars in Cold Case: Revisiting Dulcie September, on at Alexander Upstairs theatre from 19-25 April at 9PM Home town? Cape Town Tell us a little more about your show? It’s a story of a remarkable South African woman who was assassinated in Paris, France 1988, and the mystery of her death is still unsolved…

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Who’s Upstairs: Nicky Schrire

Nicky Schrire is the creator, composer and vocalist for Escape: The Ingrid Jonker Suite on at Alexander Upstairs for only two nights, 20 and 21 April at 7PM. Home town? Born in London but raised in Cape Town and very much a Capetonian (i.e. likes to talk about the changes in weather and how consistently majestic…

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Who’s Upstairs: Frédéric Baptiste

Frédéric Baptiste is the director of London-Paris-Roam! on at Alexander Upstairs from 16-18 March 2017 Home town? Paris. Forever. Tell us a little more about your show? It’s a one-woman musical with the delightful, delicious, de-lovely Sarah Tullamore. The second one I’ve directed with her. And what’s next on the cards for you? Travelling all around the world with « London…

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Who’s Upstairs: James Burn

James Burn is the composer of London-Paris-Roam! on at Alexander Upstairs from 16-18 March 2017 Home town? London Tell us a little more about your show? London-Paris-Roam! is a combination of stand-up comedy, soul-searching monologue, cabaret, blues, torch songs and theatre, all blended together to create a unique one-woman musical. Sarah’s idea to write a musical from…

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Who’s Upstairs: Penny Youngleson

Penny Youngleson is the director of Sillage, on at Alexander Upstairs from 20-25 Febraury 2017 Home town? Durban  Tell us a little more about your show? Sillage is a French word for the scent left behind when someone has walked past you – the trail of their perfume, cologne, soap, self. The play is about the…

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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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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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