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: 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: 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: John Florencio

John Florencio is the pianist for London-Paris-Roam! on at Alexander Upstairs from 16-18 March 2017 Home town? I was born in Manila, grew up in San Francisco and now live in Paris. Tell us a little more about your show? A witty, poignant look at aging, moving on and starting over.  And what’s next on the cards for you?…

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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: 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: Mahlatsi Mokgonyana

Mahlatsi Mokgonyana is the director of Tswalo/Source, on at Alexander Upstairs from 16-18 June Home town? Dawn Park, somewhere in East rand. Tell us a little more about your show? A warm feast of poetry, movement and some songs for winter. A showcase of performance skill to keep the audience warm.It is short, sharp and…

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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: 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: 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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