Theatre Guide For Cape Town – 16 To 23 March 2012

Heather Mac @ Fluer Du Cap Theatre Awards

This year, the 47th annual Fleur du Cap Theatre Awards will differ from previous ceremonies in that it will be presented as a production, incorporating interesting theatrical elements as devised by director Alfred Hinkel. He will create the production with Heather Mac, three dancers from Garage, his newly established dance ensemble and the two Masters of Ceremony, Alan Committee and Hannes van Wyk.

18 March @ 6pm

R150

Baxter Theatre, Tel: (021) 685 7880

 

Autopsy

It is a detective thriller directed by Mark Fleishman and features Dann-Jaques Mouton, Jennie Reznek, Faniswa Yisa and Mandisi Sindo with visuals by Sanjin Muftic.

16 March – 1April (Tuesday – Saturday)

R50 – R80

Magnet Theatre: Unit 1, Old Match Factory, Corner Lower Main and St Michael’s Road,

Observatory

 

Camino Santiago in Aid of StreetSmart SA

Back by popular demand is the intimate drama, The Way, starring Martin Sheen, set on the famous Camino de Santiago in Spain, which draws people from all over the world on an epic pilgrimage every year.

17 March @ 1:45pm & 18 March @ 4pm

R40

Labia On Orange, Tel: (021) 424 5927

 

Somewhere on the Border

Written in exile, intercepted in the post and banned as a publication by apartheid censorship because the language was considered “offensive” and the portrayal of the South African armed forces “prejudicial to the safety of the state”, Anthony Akerman’sSomewhere on the Border was hailed by the Argus as “the toast of the Grahamstown Festival” when it opened in 1986.

Until 17 March

R80 – R120

Flipside, Baxter Theatre

 

Coward & Cole

Noël Coward and Cole Porter were two of the leading and most prolific artists of the twentieth century. Contemporaries from across the Atlantic, they were masters of their craft when it came to hitting a nerve with just the right amount of sarcasm and irony, and brought us favourite songs such as Let’s Do It, Mad Dogs and Englishmen and Mrs.

Until 24 March

R50 – R95

Kalk Bay Theatre

 

Stuffed with Lust, Lies & Laughs

Barry Christopher directs this classic comedy on a raked stage using Foley effects (live sound effect technique from radio and film production) and famous rock guitar riffs played live.

Until 17 March

Little Theatre, Tel: (021) 480 7129

 

TheatreSports 

Every Tuesday (From 24 January)

Kalk Bay Theatre