R100 for selected performances
Yusuf Daniels’ bestselling book, Living Coloured, set to be a highlight on the festive season calendar, has been adapted for the stage by Daniel Richards, and directed by the award-winning Loukmaan Adams.
Book now, and pay only R100 for performances from 8 – 16 December. This Black Friday Special will only be valid until the end of November.
Living Coloured (Because Black and White Were Already Taken) is a compilation of short stories that is an ode to an era all Cape Coloured people will instantly recognise – from the nightclubbing at Space Odyssey and the shenanigans at the Mitchells Plain public swimming pool, to the traditions of delectable food exchanges during Ramadan among Muslims and Christians, alike. It is a hilarious, heartwarming, and uplifting portrayal of Daniels’ own life story which speaks of family, friendships, community, traditions and culture, and what it was like growing up on the Cape Flats during apartheid, amid racism, gangsterism, and poverty. The characters are instantly recognisable and relatable as it tells the story of a young boy faced with these challenges and how he turned them into positives, making the most of living through these trying times and under these conditions.
The vibrant characters are brought to life by a dynamic small cast of six performers who mostly play multiple characters, comprising Tashreeq de Villers, Alexis Petersen, Eldon van der Merwe, Anzio September, Crystal Finck, and musician Yvan Potts.
http://www.baxter.co.za/event/living-coloured – Go here to book.
For block bookings and charity rates (to use this production as a fundraiser for your organisation), please contact me, Leon van Zyl, by return mail at firstname.lastname@example.org
Lottering on Lockdown
R100 for this week only!
LOTTERING ON LOCKDOWN features stand-up comedian Marc Lottering’s favourite stories taken from his two hugely successful online shows MY FELLOW SOUTH AFRICANS and ANOTHER ONE. Laugh along with Lottering as he takes on a range of topics, from homeschooling to zoom meetings.
http://www.baxter.co.za/event/lottering-on-lockdown : follow the link to book.
From Koe’siestes To Kneidlach- With Kids!
R100 for 26 December only!
Writer-performer Chantal Stanfield and director Megan Furniss return with the highly-anticipated sequel “From Koe’siestes To Kneidlach – With Kids!”. This uniquely South African comedy picks up a few years after a mixed-race-mixed-everything happy couple gets married and ride off into the Shabbat sunset. There’s a ‘beige’ baby on the way with a host of cultural, religious, and familial issues to navigate – beautiful names and their unfortunate companion nicknames from the Flats, a proud bossiekop dealing with her child’s gladde hare (very straight hair!), celebrating Christmas and Hannukah while explaining Barakat to the Jewish in-laws, and how to avoid getting mistaken for the nanny!
To book go to the link.
COVID-19 Safety Protocols at The Baxter: What to Expect
For information on South Africa’s response to COVID-19 please visit the COVID-19 Corona Virus South African Resource Portal.
All performances at The Baxter will be limited to fifty percent capacity, with COVID-19 protocols in place as regulated at Level 1 during South Africa’s national state of disaster. These will include the availability of hand sanitisers at various points, temperature checks, tracking, and tracing recorded when you enter the building, compulsory wearing of masks, and social distancing. Patrons and audience members are advised to arrive at least 45 minutes before the start of the performance to avoid delays
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