CPT – Theatre Guide 19 – 25 Apr 2013

Back To School

Multiple award winning artists Emile Minnie and Godfrey Johnson return to Cafe Manhattan with their retrospectively hilarious show.

Until 20 April


Broadway @ Café Manhattan, 74 Waterkant Street, Green Point, Tel: (021) 421 6666



Starring Carlo Daniels and Zakariyah Toerien, written and directed by Jervis Pennington.  A young boy from a small town far-away comes to Cape Town to find out “what is this thing called a homo?”, and is he perhaps one?

24 – 27 April


Broadway @ Café Manhattan, 74 Waterkant Street, Green Point, Tel: (021) 421 6666


The List

A compelling and masterfully crafted tour-de-force which tells the story of an urban woman adjusting to rural life. Increasingly isolated, she keeps her life in order by obsessively making ‘to do’ lists. 

Until 4 May

R110 – R150

Golden Arrow Studio, Baxter Theatre, Tel: (021) 685 7880


Andre The Hilarious Hypnotist

Over the past 21 years Andre has become a household name in entertainment. He initially began his career as a magician before stumbling upon a show of the late, legendary hypnotist Max Collie.  He immediately fell under spell of hypnotism and changed careers.

Until 4 May @ 8pm


Roxy Revue Bar, Grandwest



Champ, which has just recently been awarded the Fleur de Cap Theatre Award for Best New South African Script in 2012, follows the rather bleak lives of three actors as they try to scrape by working as children’s entertainers at a shopping mall – humiliating bear costumes and all.

Until 4 May

The Fugard Theatre, Corner Harrington & Caledon Street, Cape Town, Tel: (021) 461 4554


Special Thanks to Guests from Afar

This Nicholas Spangnoletti gem returns by popular demand! Two old friends re-unite at a wedding. When an attractive stranger befriends them, their friendship is challenged on many levels.

Until 20 April

R60 – R85

Artscape Arena


At Alexander Upstairs

Les Blondes in SALUTE THE TROOPS! Swing/Cabaret. Thursday-Saturday 8pm. R80.

Alexander Bar & Café, 76 Strand Street, Cape Town

Book online shows.alexanderbar.co.za or call 021.300.1652

Kwela Bafana

This scintillating musical story brings the sights and sounds of South Africa in the 50’s to life, featuring the evocative penny whistle.

Until 21 April

R110 – R140

Artscape Theatre


Kaapse Stories

This delightful musical revue celebrates the joyful, resilient spirit of the colourful people who populate the city that lies at the foot of Table Mountain. Couched in the recent history of the Cape, “Kaapse Stories” deftly relates stories of Cape Town and her people, their struggles, victories and personalities, all with a hefty dose of comedy. 

Tuesday, Thursdays & Saturdays @ 7:30pm


Richards Supper Stage, 229a Corner Main Road, Corner Glengariff, Tel: (021) 434 4497