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: Rebecca Makin-Taylor

Rebecca Makin-Taylor stars in Sillage, on at Alexander Upstairs from 20-25 Febraury 2017 Home town? Philadelphia. Off the N7. Near Atlantis Tell us a little more about your show? Sillage is about a mother and daughter who have drifted appart. While packing up the family home, they try to fix their relationship and in the process experience…

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Who’s Upstairs: Jemma Kahn

Jemma Kahn of The Epicene Butcher and We didn’t come to hell for the Croissants fame, is back at Alexander Bar with her latest project in Kamishibai theatre In Bocca Al Lupo, on at Alexander Upstairs from 30 January 2017 – 11 Febraury 2017 Home town? Johannesburg Tell us a little more about your show? This…

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Who’s Upstairs: Lise-Marié Richardson

Lise-Marié Richardson is performing in a live reading of The House of O on the 3rd of April. Home town? Born and bred Joburger Tell us a little more about your show? “House of O” is a reconstruction of the age old classic “Hamlet” by William Shakespeare, however in my opinion, is a way more…

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Who’s Upstairs: Ilana Cilliers

Ilana Cilliers is performing in the a live reading of The House of O at Alexander Upstairs on the 3rd of April. Home town? Stellenbosch Tell us a little more about your show? The House of O is a contemporary reimagining of Hamlet, highlighting Shakespeare’s ongoing relevance to social issues, including the current political situation…

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Who’s Upstairs: Megan Furniss

Megan Furniss is the director of Violet online: Love me Tinder, on at Alexander Upstairs from 18-30 April. Home town? Cape Town (from Jozi) And what’s next on the cards for you? (Violet Online Rebooted, more improv, a screenplay and hopefully a chance to tread the boards in a traditional play. And the project you’re…

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Who’s Upstairs: Shimmy Isaacs

Shimmy Isaacs will be performing Untitled at Alexander Upstairs from 4 – 23 April. Home town? Worcester Tell us a little more about your show? This stand up show is about change and how I have changed. I am adjusting to my early 30s and it’s not easy as I have become obsessed with youthfulness…

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Who’s Upstairs: Maggie Gericke

Maggie Gericke performs in Anthology: Young Bloods, on at Alexander Upstairs from 13-26 March. Home town? Somerset West. Scumerset West. Somerset Best. Depending on how forgiving you’re feeling. Tell us a little more about your show? Anthology: Young Bloods. Three Playwrights from Stellenbosch/Cape Town. Three shortish scenes. Two actors. One theme. Anthology is an important…

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Who’s Upstairs: Amelia Vernede

Amelia Vernede is starring in the physical theatre drama Cannibal Country, on at the Alexander Upstairs from 15 – 20 February. Home town? I spent my childhood in Jo’burg but I am a Capetonian. Tell us a little more about your show? Cannibal Country is a play about a dystopian South Africa. We hope to…

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Some Assembly Required interviews Zac Fleishman & Chloe Cattin

Jason Potgieter chats with UCT students Zac and Chloe about theatre, nonsense and Frankie Nassimbeni’s IN MY DREAMS I AM OK at the Bindery Lab on UCT Hiddingh Campus Thursday to Saturday. Bookings via weareplaygroup@gmail.com or ph: 021 480 7129 – tickets are free and donations appreciated. Jason Potgieter is a performer, theatre-maker and educator…

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