Great entertainment from the House Play Challenge!

In response to popular demand, it was decided that House Plays should be reintroduced as a house challenge in 2017. 8 houses were put into pairs and, within each house, 8 Grade 11’s were nominated as directors. Constantia and Wellesley – Selena Pereira and Tamiya Safodien Apsley and Waterloo – Caitlin Johnson and Laila Manie Cavanagh […]

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On September 29th, 2017, posted in: Challenge, Culture, Drama, Featured, Grade 11, Houses, News by

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✨ What a magic spell they weave…

Director Penelope Glover and her cast have a winner! What magical performances were given by the entire cast of The Unravelling as they enthralled, entertained and engrossed an appreciative audience. With a minimalist set – colourful, creative and versatile – which in an instant becomes a shop, a dark forest, the sea – the story revolves […]

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On August 25th, 2017, posted in: Culture, Drama, Featured, News by

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We’ve got a story to tell…. Don’t miss “The Unravelling”

Today at break, the cast of “The Unravelling” gave us a little reminder that they have been hard at work at Fin Kennedy’s dramatic fable about the power of the imagination. On at the Vera Lawton Hall, at Wynberg Girls’ Junior school from 23-25 August, and directed by Penelope Glover, this is a show not to […]

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On August 18th, 2017, posted in: Culture, Drama, Featured, Marketing, News by

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Book your tickets now for “The Unravelling”

The finest stories, like the finest fabrics, are nothing less than lessons in living. Save the date and book your tickets now!

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On August 7th, 2017, posted in: Culture, Drama, Featured, News by

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? In rehearsal now – “The Unravelling” by Fin Kennedy

The finest stories, like the finest fabrics, are nothing less than lessons in living. In rehearsal now are the cast of The Unravelling.  Described as “a dramatic fable about the power of the imagination”, this new play is directed by Penelope Glover, and will be presented at the Vera Lawton Hall at Wynberg Girls’ Junior School […]

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On July 30th, 2017, posted in: Culture, Drama, Featured, News by

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Just look what we’ve got in store for you…

We are SO excited to announce that the cast of Penny Glover’s latest production, Fin Kennedy’s The Unravelling, has been announced. The play is a dramatic fable about the power of the imagination. Set in an fabric shop, a dying mother challenges her three daughters to weave her a great tale, using nothing more than the […]

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On May 22nd, 2017, posted in: Culture, Drama, Featured, News by

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A dream come true for Wynberg actors…

Monday 8 May marks a very exciting day as thespians from Boys’ and Girls’ High participate in the annual Shakespeare Schools’ Festival at the Baxter Theatre. This annual Festival provides participating schools with an opportunity to present on professional stages a variety of abridged ’30 min’ versions of Shakespearean plays, On Monday night, the Wynberg High […]

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On May 5th, 2017, posted in: Culture, Drama, Featured, News, WBAA by

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“The Crucible” – from the perspective of a member of the audience.

If you have not yet obtained your tickets for The Crucible directed by Lindsay Wills and assisted by Alex Wilson, make your way to the Aileen Currie Hall as a priority.  Those of us in the audience last night were treated to some rare theatre and comments as we left the auditorium ranged from “one […]

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On March 28th, 2017, posted in: Academic, Culture, Drama, English, Featured, Major Production, News by

Slam dunk! Wynberg Girls’ High Jazz Band – you made it to the finals!

Hot off the press! We heard today that Wynberg Girls’ High School is one of four schools that has made it to the finals of the High School Bandslam. This means that for those who missed the first performance on 3 March will have another opportunity to hear and see us at the V&A Waterfront. […]

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On March 27th, 2017, posted in: Achievement, Culture, Drama, Featured, Jazz, Jazz Band, News by

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#10 – The cast have put in hours of focussed and committed work and it shows! A 10th reason to see the show

Gala Evening – “The Crucible”Countdown   It’s not just that the cast and directors have committed themselves to working in a thoroughly professional way – they are able to provide us with a stellar show. Theatre requires an audience: we need to honour their act of trust.

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