Joburg Theatre

Joburg Zoo Festival of Lights celebrates the festive season until 5th January 2020 with a jam packed programme of beautiful lights and great entertainment.

An exciting programme of beautiful lights, diverse live music, dance, food and much more. Huge, beautiful life size artistically produced animal metal sculptures which are fully illuminated will be on show at the Joburg Zoo Festival of Lights. These magnificent animal sculptures together with illuminated trees within the Zoo, combined with exciting live entertainment offerings is certainly not to be missed.   The live entertainment programme is jam packed with great artists and music. This week from Thursday until Sunday 15th December,

City of Johannesburg to Launch Arts Alive 2019 – 29 Aug – 29 Sept

This September, spring will usher in an outburst of colourful and cultural explosion through music, dance, theatre, visual art and cultural expressions of various forms. Communities are invited to celebrate our cultures through the arts during Heritage Month at the Arts Alive 2019 Johannesburg International Arts Festival.   The people of Joburg know that no matter how long the winter was, Spring is sure to follow. This year the Arts Alive Johannesburg International Arts Festival will launch with Jazz on the Lake

Sarafina! the Broadway musical for Joburg Theatre

Joburg Theatre in partnership with Keeloz Global Entertainment will be re-staging one of South Africa’s most iconic symbols of the struggle for social and political freedom and justice, Sarafina! Directed by Nhlanhla Ngema and starring Noxolo Dlamini as Sarafina, this internationally acclaimed Broadway hit musical will run  from 19 July to 11 August 2019 on the Joburg Theatre’s Mandela Stage.   Sarafina! was originally  conceived by Dr. Mbongeni Ngema who wrote and arranged most of the music and lyrics, with additional songs

The National Department of Arts and Culture; DAC to Host Its Annual Africa Month Colloquia Focusing On Literary Luminaries

The Department of Arts & Culture (DAC) will host its colloquium on the creative arts, as part of its Africa Month celebrations and this year’s theme is “Celebrating 25 years of Democracy: Building a Better Africa and a Better World”.   Johannesburg: 24 May 2019 – To kick – start the Africa Month celebrations, this year’s theme for the colloquium is centered around, “Celebrating 25 years of Democracy: Building a Better Africa and a Better World”. Africa Month 2019 is focused on

DAC to Host Its Annual Colloquia Focusing On Literary Luminaries This Africa Month

          Celebrating legends in the African Literary World   Date: 28 May 2019 Venue: Soweto Theatre, Johannesburg Time: 6-10pm   Nature of Event: Africa Month Lecture. Readings and musical items by poets and young musicians.   Lecture to be delivered by Linton Kwesi Johnson: “Celebrating Legends in the African literary world.”   This particular lecture and colloquium with Frank Meintjies in the Chair places a special focus on the work and life contributions of living literary legends, James Matthews, Don Mattera, and Sindiwe Magona.   Don Mattera, born in 1935, who similarly in