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: 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: 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: Michael-John Phillip

Michael-John Phillip stars in All’s Well That Ends Well on at Alexander Upstairs 2nd April. Michael John Philip Home town? The Mother City has always been home. Although I did do a 5 year stint in Joburg, but I’d rather not talk about that… Tell us a little more about your show? It’s a history-based…

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Who’s Upstairs: Greg Parvess

Greg Parvess will be performing in a reading of The House of O at Alexander Upstairs on the 3rd of April. Home town? Cape Town Tell us a little more about your show? The House of O is a reconstruction of Hamlet that magnifies the themes of corruption and greed in the ailing state of the Danes,…

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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: Vianney Henry Farmer

Vianney Henry Framer is the producer for bRENT: a Mobile Thriller in which he also stars, on at Alexander Bar from 24 March to 9 April. Home town? Namaqualand-Northern Cape Tell us a little more about your show? The Mobile Thriller series are immersive theatrical creations, set in a moving vehicle and audience members become…

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Who’s Upstairs: Herman Voster

Herman Vorster is the writer of bRENT: a Mobile Thriller, he will be starring in it from 24 March to 9 April. Home town? Pretoria Tell us a little more about your show? bRENT is a unique way of experiencing some social issues we struggle with in everyday life. We like to keep it a…

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