Articles tagged 'theatre in the park'

Zim marks Theatre Day 27 March 2018 HARARE - National Arts Council of Zimbabwe (Nacz) in collaboration with arts associations, arts organisations and promoters has lined up activities throughout Zimbabwe to commemorate three UN Observances falling within a week of each other. These being March 20, World Day of Theatre for Childr...
Play mocks Grace Mugabe 21 March 2018 HARARE - Former First Lady Grace Mugabe has become the centre of mockery in the hyped theatrical play Operation Restore Regasi, set for Harare next week. Scenes from the promotional video portray Grace as the crazy woman who insulted people leading to her husband's downfall. The video even ...
Drum rhythms at Theatre in the Park 13 June 2016 HARARE - Theatre in the Park is introducing a new programme 'The Beauty of Zimbabwean Folklore Rhythm' whose aim is to preserve and enhance the country's melodramatic and theatrical forms. Zimbabwe is a multi-cultural country with a rich diverse, cultural heritage with lots of different tradit...
Local political satire goes live 31 May 2016 HARARE - Theatre in The Park and Naughty by Nature from Bulawayo will from today stage Tension, a political satire. It will run until June 3. The play is set in a modern African country that mixes modern and traditional styles of leadership. The plot unravels when the chief is facing an ...
Reconciliation play set for weekend 27 May 2016 HARARE - Theatre in the Park will host a play about healing and reconciliation tomorrow and Saturday. The play titled After Flashbacks and Setbacks, is being produced by Ezai Isu Theatre Arts Project in partnership with Heal Zimbabwe Trust. After Flashbacks and Setbacks is a powerful fusion...
Theatre in the Parks hosts 'Half Empty/Half Full' 9 May 2016 HARARE - Theatre in the Park, in conjunction with Savanna Trust, will host a play titled Half Empty/Half full from tomorrow until Saturday. The play, directed by award-winning South African Mncedisi Shabangu, is a “developmental theatre production” with a cast that includes 2010 National Arts ...
'$15 billion' play at Theatre in the Park tonight 20 April 2016 HARARE - Protest actor Sylvanos Mudzvova will take his one-man play titled Missing Diamonds: I Want My Share to Theatre in the Park this evening. Mudzvova was briefly arrested last week just six minutes into the performance of the political satire outside Parliament. The arrest disrupted th...
Theatre in the Park re-opens tonight 6 April 2016 HARARE - After four years on the sidelines, Theatre in the Park is expected to make an explosive re-entry on the country's theatre scene with the rip-roaring political satire that was banned by the Censorship Board in 2003. The play tells the story of a woman living in a non-functioning state....
Theatre in the Park bounces back 31 March 2016 HARARE - Theatre in the Park officially re-opened in the Harare Gardens on Tuesday night after four years on the sidelines. Zimbabwe's leading theatre organisation had not had a home since 2012 when they left the gazebo in the Zimbabwe International Book Fair (ZIBF) grounds after disagreements...
Theatre in the Park mulls children's slot 23 April 2014 HARARE - Theatre in the Park will be introducing a children’s slot during its mid-June return. Theatre in the Park closed in 2012. It was a well-known theatre venue running a week of local theatre. Previously, it exclusively catered for adults and evening audiences, with children having ...
'Venue closure affected Zim theatre' 9 April 2014 HARARE - Rooftop Promotions director Daves Guzha claims the 2012 closure of Theatre in the Park that his organisation had run in the Harare Gardens for 17 years affected the livelihoods of 900 people. Guzha told the Daily News that the impact of the closure of one of Zimbabwe’s leading theatre...
Theatre in the Park finds new home 3 April 2014 HARARE - Theatre in the Park, which was evicted last year from the venue they had used for 17 years by the Zimbabwe International Book Fair over rental arrears, is constructing a 500-seater theatre. The new venue, just like the old one, is in the Harare Gardens. Rooftop Promotions director ...
Theatre in the Park in retrospect 7 January 2013 HARARE - Last year was a bumper one for Theatre in the Park generally recognised by many as the hub of Zimbabwean theatre. The country s premier house of theatre produced a minimum of one play per month that ran for no less than a week. Theatre in the Park, run by Rooftop Promotions, however, had...
Olive branch for Theatre in the Park 13 November 2012 HARARE - Zimbabwe International Book Fair (ZIBF) are ready to re-engage Theatre in the Park over a venue used by the latter if the theatre organisation apologises first. The two arts organisations have been involved in an ugly spat over their failure to agree on a new contract for the venue used ...
Comedy fiesta at Theatre In The Park 18 October 2012 HARARE - Comedy lovers are in for a treat next week as Theatre in the Park will present the second edition of a five-day comedy fiesta to be held at the organiser s venue in Harare Gardens. The fiesta being hosted by Rooftop Promotions, best known for its art and theatre works. The previous comed...