Award-Winning Comedy “A Vegan Killed My Marriage” Comes to Theatre on the Square


Get ready for a sidesplitting one-man show as Aaron McIlroy stars in A VEGAN KILLED MY MARRIAGE, by multi-award winning director and writer, Craig Freimond. This hilarious production, which won a Bronze Ovation Award at the 2023 National Arts Festival, comes to The Theatre on the Square from 1 to 14 July.

McIlroy, known for his iconic roles in the Spud movie franchise and numerous stage blockbusters, returns to The Theatre on the Square with this long-awaited solo performance. Aaron plays James, the self-proclaimed “King of the Braai – a red-blooded, meat-eating South African male” who undergoes a life changing experience during a work trip in the KZN Midlands. Fuelled by the impending climate crisis he makes the life changing decision to become a vegetarian, much to the dismay of his meat-loving wife.

As James navigates this drastic conversion, the skirmishes at home escalate into a full-blown war. Is it a midlife crisis or will this fundamental change affect everything in James’s life, not just food? He may need some new friends too! McIlroy’s brilliant comedic timing and impressive range brings this relatable and entertaining story to life.



Acclaimed writer and director, Craig Freimond’s  A VEGAN KILLED MY MARRIAGE promises to be a night of hilarity and reflection. Don’t miss out on this unforgettable performance!



Bookings can be made through or through Computicket. For more information email or call 082 377 4969.

Show times: Weekdays at 7:30pm and Saturdays at 5pm or 8pm.

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