Who’s Upstairs: Kiroshan Naidoo

Kiroshan Naidoo is performing in Anthology: Young Bloods at Alexander Upstairs from the 15th to 26th of March. Home town? Pretoria Tell us a little more about your show? We’re currently doing three short plays by young writers based in Cape Town/Stellenbosch. The way I interpreted the first play “Coma Null” by Louis Roux, is…

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Who’s Upstairs: Roland Perold

Roland Perold stars in The Pitch, running at the Alexander Upstairs from 7 – 19 March at 9PM. Home town? Port Shepstone… warm sunny KZN. Tell us a little more about your show? ‘The Pitch’ – a piece that started at Alexander Bar Play Things in October last year. Myself and Callum Tilbury (aka Lady…

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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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Who’s Upstairs: Alex McCarthy

Alex McCarthy is the director and writer of the physical theatre drama Cannibal Country, on at the Alexander Upstairs from 15 – 20 February 2016. Home town? Johannesburg. Tell us a little more about your show? Cannibal Country is an allegorical tale about white capital. Using physical theatre, we explore the personal and systemic relationships…

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Who’s Upstairs: Hayleigh Evans

Hayleigh Evans stars in Unfair Lady, on at Alexander Upstairs until 12 December Home town? Johannesburg Tell us a little more about your show? The show is a little bit of a rant about the ridiculous expectations set up by women’s magazines… But we believe it to be a very funny rant. And what’s next…

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Who’s Upstairs: Jemma Kahn

Jemma Kahn is the creative instigator behind ‘We didn’t come to Hell for the croissants: Seven Deadly New Stories for Consenting Adults’, catch her performance alongside Roberto Pombo from 14-19 December. Home town? Johannesburg  Tell us a little more about your show? ‘We Didn’t Come to Hell for the Croissants’ is the perverted little sister of The Epicene…

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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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Who’s Upstairs: Stephen Jubber

Stephen Jubber will be performing in No Jazz Hands Allowed, created by Mixing Bowl productions, on at the Alexander Upstairs from 12 – 14 November. Home town? Cape Town Tell us a little more about your show? It’s unlike anything I’ve ever done. New musical theater. Songs you’ve never heard before that move from touching to funny to…

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Some Assembly Required interviews Jannes Erasmus

Jason Potgieter interviews Gauteng-based writer and actor Jannes Erasmus about his critically acclaimed Smaarties (directed by Quintin Wils) and Still – running at the Cape Town Fringe until Sunday. Jason Potgieter is a performer, theatre-maker and educator. His company with Kim Kerfoot is Instant Arts Collective…

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