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Saturday, January 30, 2016


(TQ Zondi & Mpilo Nzimande)

The first drama performance of 2016 at the Schlesinger Theatre at Michaelhouse is the delightfully wacky Termite! featuring the high energy performance style of TQ Zondi and Mpilo Nzimande and Greig Coetzee’s brilliant penmanship.

Directed by Peter Mitchell the delicious and astute Termite! combines physical theatre, satire and a dash of lunacy as it blends traditional folk tales with modern South African life. This fast-paced trilogy of stories tells tales of various animals as they take on Minicab Taxis, Colonel Sanders and try to explain why dogs sniff each other’s behinds! This is satire of the most hilarious and cutting variety.

Fresh from winning the coveted Audience Favourite Award at the Musho! Festival in Durban and having full houses at last year’s Hilton Arts Festival, Termite performers Zondi and Nzimande have made a name for themselves nationally as Ovation Award winners for Woza Albert!, as well as their moving performances in The Island. They also had rave reviews for their performances Aladdin Grey the annual adult panto in Durban.

Dubbed as a “family friendly comedy, but mostly for big people”, Termite! has one fprmance on February 5 at 19h30  in the Schlesinger Theatre at Michaelhouse in Balgowan. Tickets R80. Bookings: email Mrs Angela Jonsson at or call 033 234 1314 (From April 21 - Weekdays between 08h00 and 13h00)