Current productions

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Lwanda Sindaphi’s KUDU

Lwanda Sindaphi’s KUDU is set in the year 2030. The AmaXhosa Nation has taken over the Eastern Cape in an attempt to utilise the land for their own prosperity. Meanwhile three Khoi-Coloured descendants and their aging cow are migrating to the Eastern Cape. The drama centres on their encounter with Intaba KaNdoda, a poverty-stricken community […]

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23 years, a month and 7 days

23 years, a month and 7 days prides itself on being contemporary, womxn led, and multilingual. This moving piece uses the language of storytelling and physical theatre to engage with the complex struggles faced by womxn immersed in social and political environments that are systematically violent. It is set between contemporary South Africa’s higher learning […]

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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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