The Crucible – Major Wynberg Boys’ & Girls’ Production – The Review

27 – 30 March 2017, this year’s joint major Production between WBHS & WGHS: 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 […]

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Our Country’s Good: Review & Photos

Wynberg’s Master in Charge of History, Mr. Shaun Hewett writes: I am anything but a regular theatre-goer and I knew next to nothing about ‘Our Country’s Good’ when taking my seat in the Nussbaum Theatre for the show’s opening night on Tuesday. I left – two hours later – thoroughly intrigued by a script and […]

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Wynberg 175 School Production: Our Country’s Good

Wynberg 175: Our major drama production for 2016 is the acclaimed 1988 play by Timberlake Wertenbaker, Our Country’s Good, based on the novel by Thomas Keneally. The production takes place in the Nussbaum Auditorium, co-presented with Wynberg Girls’ High School, on Tuesday 19, Wednesday 20, Friday 22 and Saturday 23 April. Directed by Old Boy […]

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Headmaster’s Letter to Old Boys

Headmaster Keith Richardson talks to our Old Boys:   Dear Old Boys For some years, we as a school have been sending out a quarterly Online Magazine to Old Boys around the world. This has included videos, pictures and extensive reports of the activities of the school over the previous term. However, it has been […]

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Explore Wynberg’s Social Media Platforms

Much of Wynberg’s day to day activities across our four pillars of Academics, Sport, Culture and Service is covered by our Social Media Team straight to Facebook (our first choice sharing platform): please scroll down the list of our dedicated Facebook Pages and click through the links to select your personal favourites. Links to our Wynberg Media […]

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Wynberg at the Shakespeare Schools Festival, 30 July 2014

Wynberg Boys’ Acting Association Teacher in charge:      Mrs K Filinova-Bruton The WBAA, in association with Wynberg Girls’ High is a Drama Society open to all pupils who attend Wynberg Boys or Girls’ High, grades 8 – 12. This year’s WBAA will be taking part in Shakespeare Schools Festival for the 5th time, since WBHS […]

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Dragon: The Cast, On Stage, In Costume

Soviet playwright Evgeny Svartz wrote this political satire in 1944 to highlight how the abuse of power in pre and post WWII Germany and Russia led to tyranny and oppression. He used the popular legend of St George and the dragon to illustrate the universal truth – which is still applicable today – that unless […]

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On March 25th, 2014, posted in: Culture, Drama, Galleries, News, Recent Highlights by

Review of Thoroughly Modern Millie

“THOROUGHLY MODERN MILLIE”  –    THE NEW MUSICAL!!   The hit  stage show ‘Thoroughly Modern Millie’ – based on the book by Richard Morris and Dick Scanlen – is currently on at Wynberg Girls’ High, a joint production between the boys’ and girls’ schools.  And what a success it is proving to be!   Slick, polished, beautifully […]

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On August 1st, 2013, posted in: Archive, Concert Band, Culture, Drama, Jazz Band, News by

Shakespeare Schools’ Festival South Africa

A reminder that Wynberg’s Acting Association (WBAA,) is participating in this Festival and will be performing an excerpt of ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’ at Artscape on 31 July 2013 at 19:00. Our Arts & Culture teacher – and the founder of the South African version of this Festival – Mrs Fillinova-Bruton, directed Wynberg’s production. Book […]

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On July 25th, 2013, posted in: Archive, Culture, Drama, News by

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Another Diploma at the Eisteddfod – this time for Drama!

The Wynberg Boys’ Acting Association were awarded a Diploma in the Group Dramatic Extract section of the Eisteddfod for their abridged presentation of  Shakespeare’s “The Taming Of The Shrew”. The adjudicators thought that the extract was well staged, well-rehearsed and highly entertaining. Congratulations to the following boys and to their Director Mrs Fillinova-Bruton: Michael Cheney, Reece […]

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On May 29th, 2013, posted in: Culture, Drama, News by