Keeping Theatre Live
Welcome to the website of Reps Theatre, Harare, Zimbabwe. On this site you will find details of current and upcoming productions and news about Reps.
NOTE: for details of ticket prices on particular days, please phone the Spotlight on (04) 308159
Click on these links to get to each of the following sections:
|Reps Main Stage||Reps Theatre Upstairs||Social events||Other|
Reps Main Stage
The Kilted Generation
Saturday May 18: a superb musical show featuring the St John’s College Pipe Band and accompanying singers plus electric band. A fundraiser for the band’s proposed trip to Glasgow, Scotland, for the world pipe band championships in August. Reps is giving the venue for free and everyone’s invited to support this worthy cause. Tickets $10 for the 2.30pm show and $12 for the 7pm show – two performances only. Booking opens soon at The Spotlight.
The Dzikwa Trust
Saturday May 25: the Dzikwa Trust presents a show featuring performances by the young people who train and socialise at the Dzikwa Trust, situated in Dzivaresekwa, western Harare. A wonderful display of talent in a musical presentation and a short play about Mbuya Nehanda. Tickets $5 with all proceeds to Dzikwa Trust, which is being given Reps for free to showcase their amazing young performers.
Let’s Make A Night At The Opera
Thursday May 30 to Sunday June 2 The Marden Singers’ 50th anniversary concert, featuring all the singers plus top local actors. Musical direction by Margot Dennis and produced by Kevin Hanssen. Only four performances of this special show. Advance booking now open at The Spotlight.
The Sound of Music
The musical event of the year! It’s the return by public demand of one of the best loved shows of all time!
Directed by Sue Bolt
and starring: Christina Jenkins and Marc Thomas
Show runs July 18 to August 3. Booking now open! Tickets from $7. Gala nights available – call the Reps office for details: (04) 335159
Reps Theatre Upstairs
Three more great HIFA 2-13 shows are back in Theatre Upstairs at Reps, for everyone who missed out and for those who want another look!
Coming to Zim
Written by and starring Los Angeles-based actor and director James Carey, who came to Zimbabwe to be adjudicator of the 2012 Speech and Drama Festival and found his visit to the country a life-changing experience ... See our Zim through his eyes!
Tuesday May 14, Wednesday May 15 and Thursday May 16 – 7pm each night
Six Shades of Awkward
Written and adapted by Joakim Daun and directed by David Bvumbe
Humour and angst in six socially embarrassing situations ...
Friday May 17 – 7pm
Saturday May 18 – 2.30pm and 7pm
Friday May 17: Rob Osborne in the Reps Main Bar from 6:30 pm.
Saturday May 18 – in support of The Kilted Generation and Six Shades Of Awkward, Mande Snyman sings and plays music from 12.30pm to late (breaking for stage shows) – Reps Bar and Tada Terrace. Snack meals available. No cover charge and all welcome. If you’re there for the shows, come before and stay on afterwards!
Sunday May 19 – Retrospex on the Tada Terrace with food and fun for all, throughout the afternoon from 12 noon. All welcome and no cover charge after 12 noon.
Friday May 24 – Steve Theron sings in the Reps Bar, from 6.30pm onwards. All over-18s welcome and no cover charge.
For any social events all are welcome and there is no cover charge … day visitor cards available for non-members to buy drinks.
Reps Reporter: April 2013
The April 2013 edition of the Reps Reporter may be found at this page.
Reps Theatre acknowledges with gratitude the support of Roger Fairlie of Filmcom (telephone Harare 883119) and the Mashonaland Photographic Society (Nigel Westwood), who undertake respectively the filming and stills photography of all Repertory Players productions.
Should anyone want to buy a DVD of a Reps production, please contact Roger Fairlie (filmcom[at]ecoweb.co.zw) and ask for a copy to be made ($10).
Opening times for the Spotlight (Reps Theatre Foyer) Phone: 308159
Mon-Fri: 9 am - 4 pm. Sat: 9 am - 12 noon. Sunday - occasional opening when there are big shows running or about to run, 9am to 12 noon and ONE HOUR BEFORE CURTAIN UP.
This page last updated: 15 May 2013
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