Current productions

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4 new performances for under 7’s 2016

Following the success of the Magnet Early Years Theatre Festival, in December 2015, Magnet in partnership with the Goethe-Institut South Africa and Theater Helioe, presents four new and enchanting shows for children up to the age of seven. Performed by four casts of performers trained specifically to engage and communicate with young audiences, each production […]

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I Turned Away And She Was Gone

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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Tree/Boom/Umthi

Theatre for 3- 7 year olds

“I have never seen the children so involved” – The Principal at Little Angels Educare “It should also be noted that the word “joy” came up a great deal in response to the performance. It seemed that the children had experienced something which was valuable and memorable, and which through the deep pleasure it provided, […]

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Scoop

SCOOP: KITCHEN PLAY FOR MOMS AND BABES

A play for mothers and babies

SCOOP is the first ever South African baby play for mothers and babies between the ages of 2 weeks to 12 months. This play is performed in a self-contained tent, a relaxing space, and fits 6 moms and babies at a time. With the use of sounds, songs, lights and textures, babies are taken on […]

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THE CLANWILLIAM ARTS PROJECT 2015!

KNOCK!

Magnet Theatre’s latest offering for an audience of under 7 years old.

KNOCK! is new indigenous South African theatre especially created for little ones. 4 performers enter the space and explore the natural material of wood, its sounds, what it can do and what it can make. Stimulating for the imagination, the cast create strange and magical animals and images with wonderfully shaped pieces of forest wood. […]

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