Woordfees: Oedipus at Colonus #aftersophocles

Coming to Woordfees, 7th, 8th and 9th October, 2023. This reimagining of Sophocles’s Oedipus at Colonus directed by Mark Fleishman tackles the problem of what to do with the leftovers of a catastrophic past, the rot that remains long after the cause has ended, and the impact this has on the land, the people and […]

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SNAPPED 2023

Back at Magnet Theatre by public demand. From the 6th September until the 23 September 2023. Nominated for 6 awards, Snapped is a powerful meditation on war, grief, photography, fathers and daughters, letting go and finally light! Carlo Daniels and Jennie Reznek perform in Magnet Theatre’s physical theatre production directed by Mark Fleishman. “Do not […]

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6 Nominations for the 2019/2020 Fleur du Cap Awards

Even though the  Fleur du Cap Award ceremony has been canceled we still celebrate the achievements of the Magnet graduates and staff.  Earlier this year Magnet Theatre received 7 nominations: 2 for Mark Fleishman’s Antigone (not quite/quiet)  for Best Ensemble, Best Original sound; and 4 for Mandla Mbothwe’s G7: Okwe -Bokhwe for Best New South […]

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Three Decades of Magnet Theatre: Copies still available

“Cape Town’s Magnet Theatre has been a force in South African theater for three decades, a crucial space for theater, education, performance, and community throughout a turbulent period in South African history. Offering a dialogue between internal and external perspectives, as well as perspectives from performers, artists, and scholars, this book analyzes Magnet’s many productions […]

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