CPT – Theatre Guide 03 – 09 May 2013

Don’t Dress for Dinner 

A comedy of errors about double adultery and mistaken identities. Bernie is planning a classy, romantic evening with his celebrity mistress from Johannesburg, Suzy, and hoping to ship his wife, Jackie, off to her mother’s for the weekend. 

Until 11 May @ 8pm

Theatre on the Bay, 1 Link Street, Camps Bay

 

Brothers in Blood

Mike van Graan’s gripping human drama explores prejudice in the evergreen context of religious tension between Jewish, Muslim and Christian characters.

Until 11 May

R50 – R85

Artscape Arena

 

Alice in Wonderland

The wit and wild imagination of Lewis Carroll’s much loved book Alice In Wonderland comes to life on stage and in this new production by Blesbok Arts Trust, offering clever, light relief for the whole family. 

2 – 5 May

R60

Klein Libertas Theatre, Tel: (021) 883 8164

 

Rainbow Scars

A powerful new exploration of some of the complexities of contemporary South African relationships, layered with dollops of humour.

Until 11 May

R50 – R85

Artscape Arena

 

Nothing But The Truth

Written by John Kani, this heart rending play makes audiences search their hearts for the truth.

Until 10 May

R40

Artscape Theatre

 

Camille

Based on Verdi’s well-known opera, La Traviata, this presentation follows Veronica Paeper’s dramatic balletic interpretation of the opera.

2 – 12 May

R100 – R280

Artscape Opera House

 

Brass Band Pops

Artscape hosts the 8th annual Brass Band Pops presentation with musicians’ ages ranging from 10 to 24 years.

4 – 5 May

R40

Artscape Theatre

 

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

Cape Comedy: 4 comedians in their pyjamas. Thurs/Fri/Sat. 8:30pm. R50. 

Between with Nicholas Campbell and Oscar Brown directed by Geoffrey Hyland. Starts Tues 7th May.

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