CPT – Theatre Guide 26 Apr – 02 May 2013

Barry Hilton B.E.E – Best of Everything Ever

Unintentionally and effortlessly, Barry Hilton – International Man of Mirth – has crafted his own classic blend of observational satire, circular storytelling and animated expressions. Barry Hilton is synonymous with inducing stomach-crunching laughter, exerting his neck and eyebrows in weird ways, saying the word ‘kak’ a lot and being loved and known by his nickname, ‘The Cousin’.

26 & 27 April

R120

Baxter Theatre, Main Road, Rondebosch, Tel: (021) 685 7880

 

Rooiland

Rooiland is a narrative of narratives, inherited memories that become weapons in the mouths of prisoners. Pomobasa, Nongoloza and Kilikijan make the transition from man to myth, spinning the web in which Rooiland is set. Four men in a cramped cell fight for space to sleep, space to speak, space to think. When everyone screams together, some sort of truth emerges.

Until 27 April

R90 – R120

Baxter Theatre, Main Road, Rondebosch, Tel: (021) 685 7880

 

Idiots

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?

Until 27 April

R69

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

R78

Roxy Revue Bar, Grandwest

 

Champ 

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

 

At Alexander Upstairs

Thursday: JAM SANDWICH – Improv for adults, this month’s theme: “Family”. 8:30pm. R80.

Friday & Saturday: SALUTE THE TROOPS – Les Blondes sing you through WWII. 8pm. R80.

Monday: Preview of THE UNEXPECTED MAN – See website for details.

Alexander Bar & Café, 76 Strand Street, Cape Town

Book online shows.alexanderbar.co.za / http://alexanderbar.co.za/ or call 021.300.1652

 

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

R400

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