Current productions

G7:OKWE-BOKHWE

Directed by Mandla Mbothwe Created with the Trainees on the Magnet Theatre Full-Time Training and Job Creation Programme 2017/2018 Okwe-Bokhwe (Like/of a goat) is the final performance project of the year for the 2017/2018 Magnet Theatre trainees. It is a part of a broader project – The Gugulethu 7 Project – that looks at notions […]

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I Turned Away And She Was Gone at Magnet and at NAFEST

Jennie Reznek's new solo show

Three incarnations of women: a mother, a daughter and an old crone. A haunting of past, present and future selves. Drawing loosely on the Greek myth of Demeter and Persephone, this new play explores the process of individuation, the inevitability of the journey into the shadow and into the unknown, of the bonds that connect mothers and children to each other, of loss and the dense beautiful soaring life that we are all traveling through.

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ROCKING THE CRADLE FESTIVAL

MAGNET THEATRE PRESENTS – “ROCKING THE CRADLE” A SHOWCASE OF AFRICAN AND SOUTH AFRICAN WORK FOR AUDIENCES FROM 3 WEEKS TO 12 YEARS OLD! Magnet Theatre will host a fringe showcase of theatre for early year’s audiences in Observatory, Cape Town from 24th to 26th May 2017 as part of the Cradle of Creativity, the […]

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PAIRED

Shoes in search of each other at Rocking The Cradle Fringe at Magnet Theatre in May

Created with the support of The Goethe Institue, Jennie Reznek and Helios Theatre In a group of shoes each journeys to find its pair, searches for a partner, longs to belong. 4 actors invite us to the shoe party! This is a piece about shoes, a favoured item for little children, and explores themes of […]

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AHA!

Joyful experience of wool for under 7's at Rocking the Cradle Festival at Magnet in May

Created with the support of the Goethe Institue, Jennie Reznek and Helios Theatre. A box arrives in an empty space! What could be inside? Aha! Wool! Pulling out the thread, the actors weave themselves and the children into the wondrous world of wool. This playful performance explores what wool can do, what we can make […]

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