Sade Archive

Mate: Seriously sassy

It’s a love recovery group. Everyone here has had their heart broken, shattered would probably be a more accurate description. Everyone here wants to find love, again. And this time it’s going to be different. This time they won’t make the same mistakes. Sound familiar? This is the ubiquitous conversation among women at countless lunch

ANT: Psycho thriller lacks punch

With the world’s population predicted to reach 8.5 billion by 2030 and 11 billion by 2100, ANT takes a look at a possible albeit very scary future where insufficient space on the planet means two organisms are forced to inhabit one body. ANT employs various stylistic and auditory devices to great use, creating a space where the

A Happy Tune

Whistle Stop is an absurd piece of physical theatre about the meeting of two strangers. However, alongside their awkward, flirty chatter, the audiences are given explicit access to their interior monologues. These hilarious monologues are acted out with some brilliant physical theatre, where bodies climb across bodies in thoughts and then leap back into respectable

Bad Dreams

Imagine Duke from Fear and Loathing going cold turkey from his cocktail of drugs while Mick Jagger songs looped in his mind, and the rock legend himself attempted to take over his body. Then you’ll have an idea what to expect from Mick Jagger is My Nightmare. Mensink (the 26 year old solo star of


Lunchtime at the Cape Town Fringe, and in the darkened rooms of the German Club the number of people on the stage outnumber their audience. And sat with only one other person in the auditorium I felt like an X Factor judge auditioning the performers. Why? Not enough publicity for the show (or the whole