Production reviews

In this section, there are links to external reviews of productions from recent years.

See our blog for Shakespeare ZA’s production reviews, as well as interviews with theatre practitioners engaging with Shakespeare.

If you have written a review of any recent Shakespeare productions and would like to see your work in this space, please contact us.


Othello, directed by Claire Mortimer (Think Theatre). Reviewed on TheLuvvie.

Hamlet, directed by Clare Mortimer (Think Theatre). Reviewed  on TheLuvvie.

Twelfth Night, directed by Geoffrey Hyland (Maynardville Open-Air Theatre, Cape Town). Reviewed on WeekendSpecial and litnet. 

The Past is Prologue, directed by Tamar Meskin (University of KwaZulu-Natal): one and two

All's Well that Ends Well, directed by Geoffrey Hyland, Little Theatre (University of Cape Town), March-April 2016 [PDF].

Coriolanus, directed by Rohan Quince and Nicola Pilkington, National Children's Theatre (National School Tour), February-June 2016 [PDF].

DCoriolanus, directed by Myer Taub (University of Pretoria). Reviewed in Business Day.

Shakespeare in Love, directed by Greg Karvellas, (The Fugard Theatre, Cape Town). Reviewed on WeekendSpecial and Broadway World SA.