Courtyard Playhouse – formerly known as the Alexander Bar – presents Amateur Hour! with Standard Bank Young Artist of the Year for Theatre (2018), Jemma Kahn.
Amateur Hour! premiered at the National Arts Festival in 2013
Jemma studied Fine Art and Drama in Johannesburg. After graduating she spent two years in Japan where she learned kamishibai – a traditional storytelling style that Jemma brought back to South Africa and made her own in the critically acclaimed trilogy The Epicene Butcher, We Didn’t Come to Hell for the Croissants and In bocca al lupo.
The show is directed by John Trengove, written by Gwydion Beynon, and stars Glen Biderman-Pam and Jemma Kahn.