On the boards
Dani and the Lion. Daneel van der Walt’s acclaimed cabaret which takes the audience on a journey “through love and life” is on at Alexander Upstairs from Monday to August 9, at 9pm. One has to ask why this firebrand of an artist is not being in cast as the lead in major productions. Tickets for are R100/R120. Book at https://alexanderbar.co.za/021 300 1088. Theatre for all. The Artscape Women’s Humanity Arts Festival (Thursday-August 10) also focuses on the abilities of people with disabilities. Ahneesh Valodia, who lives with muscular dystrophy, will be showcasing his work in the production He is working with the Bollywood dance troupe, Tare. Wheelchair dancers are performing in two concerts at the festival:
– on August 8, 9. See www.artscape.co.za. Book at Computicket 0861 915 8000/www.computicket.com or Artscape on 021 421 7695. Verplaas. This cabaret makes use of use of sharp satire and irony, to explore the prevalence of farm murders. It is on August 11 at the Drostdy Theatre, Stellenbosch, at 8.15pm. Tickets are R100. Bookings: info@drostdyteater. co.za or call 087 943 2459.