Theatre: The Drama Factory, Western Cape, presents bumper season for autumn 2021- with drama, comedy, improv and music
|What: The Drama Factory- autumn 2021 season When: May 18 until June 20, 2021- six different shows Where: 10 Comprop Sq, Henry Vos Close, Asla Business Park, Strand, Western Cape Booking: Book securely online with a credit cardwww.thedramafactory.co.za Info: 073 215 2290 Parking: Yes- secure Covid protocols: No mask, no entry. Limited seats to lockdown regulations, arrive early to check in|
The Drama Factory in Somerset West has announced its autumn 2021 season –with an inspired mix of drama, comedy, music, improv and comedy. The season includes a much anticipated world première, The Unlikely Secret Agent – The Eleanor Kasrils Story (June 10-20) Paul du Toit has based and adapted the play from the Alan Paton Award winning book of the same name, by Ronnie Kasrils and is also directing. The superb cast features du Toit, Gideon Lombard, Sanda Shandu, Ntlanhla Kutu and Erika Marais. Audiences will also get the opportunity to see the brilliant Lynita Crofford in Tony Jackman’s award-winning play, An Audience With Miss Hobhouse (June 5 and 6),inspired by the remarkable life of humanist, feminist, suffragette Emily Hobhouse, who dedicated her time to drawing attention the dire circumstances of Boer women and children in concentration camps. Nik Rabinowitz will be performing, Nik Rabinowitz is Alive (May 18, 19, 20). This will be his first show at The Drama Factory, since March 2020, when lockdown brought live performance to a halt. Improguise – the improv troupe – will be getting audience back into the thrill of live performance with Game On! [May 22]. On May 30, there is music with James Marais and Monique Cassells, with A Trip Down Memory Lane – toe-tapping music from 50s, 60s, 70s and 80s. Some shows on the autumn season at The Drama Factory, are on for one performance only and others are on for a few days. There are also matinee shows for selected shows. The Drama Factory is known for its chilled out vibe, with on-site parking. The theatre hosts one off performances and mid-length runs and this autumn season is indicative of the passion of Sue Diepeveen, its founder to provide “quality entertainment across a range of genres in a relaxed and welcoming environment.” As per lockdown regulations, seats are limited and some houses are already sold out. Check out The Drama Factory’s website. Book while you can.
|The Drama Factory- Autumn 2021 season |
May 18, 19, 20 – Nik Rabinowitz is Alive- featuring Nik Rabinowitz
May 22 –ImproGuise presents: Game On! – competitive short form games; suggestions from the audience with Cape Town’s improv troupe, Improguise
May 27, 28, 29 – Every Brilliant Thing – Liam Walsh performs in thus coming of gae, “tragic comedy” by Duncan Macmillan. Direction by Jeff Brooker
May 30- A Trip Down Memory Lane – performed by James Marais and Monique Cassells- featuring popular and loved songs by artists from the 50s, 60s, 70s and 80s
June 5 and 6 – An Audience With Miss Hobhouse – Lynita Crofford performs in Tony Jackman’s award-winning play. Direction is by Christopher Weare
June 10-20 –The Unlikely Secret Agent – The Eleanor Kasrils Story – written and directed by award winning actor and playwright, Paul du Toit, and based on the Alan Paton Award winning book of the same name, by Ronnie Kasrils. Featuring: Gideon Lombard, Sanda Shandu, Ntlanhla Kutu and Erika Marais. Lighting design is by Daniel Galloway and sound design by Jahn Beukes.
|The Drama Factory|
Website and online booking: www.thedramafactory.co.za
✳Featured image: An Audience With Miss Hobhouse – Lynita Crofford performs in Tony Jackman’s award-winning play, directed by Christopher Weare. Supplied. Sponsored content.