CPT – Theatre Guide 31 May – 06 June 2013

Memory

When you fly all over Africa, you will see the huge stone circles that used to be the home of our ancestors. Deep in the forests and out in the open plains, you will see dead rotten meat, bones turning to white powder, but you will never see the tusks.

4 – 14 June

R25

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

 

Pinocchio

This magical fairy tale is based on the original Carlo Collodi classic of the little wooden puppet who has to prove himself to be honest and trustworthy before he can become a real live boy, with help and guidance from Jiminy Cricket and the Blue Fairy.

6 – 14 June

R45

Baxter Theatre, Tel: (021) 685 7880

 

Private Presley

Owing to unprecedented popular demand, Bovim Ballet is thrilled to announce a second season of Sean Bovim’s new rock-‘n-roll ballet Private Presley. This Salute to the King features over 30 of Elvis Presley’s hit songs, including “Love Me Tender”, “Jailhouse Rock”, “Blue Suede Shoes”, “A Little Less Conversation” and many more foot-stomping, unforgettable hits.

4 – 15 June

R150 – R220

Baxter Theatre, Tel: (021) 685 7880

 

Same Time Next Year

Same Time Next Year tells the story of two people, both married to others, who meet by chance at a country inn, have an affair, 

fall in love and then agree to meet once a year at the same time at the same place. 

Until 22 June @ 8pm

R80

Kalk Bay Theatre, Tel: 073 2205430

 

Wrongly Accused

Marius van Rooyen, a young man from the Eastern Cape, finds himself in trouble with the law. He is accused of theft and finds himself in court. This is where the fun begins.

The show stars Whaseef Piekaan of Vocal is Lekka fame, who was also the recipient of the Best Actor award at the 2013 Zabalaza Festival.

Until 1 June

R80

Masambe Theatre, Baxter Theatre, Tel: (021) 685 7880

 

Panic 

This show is a fast-paced and provocative reflection on climate change, expertly performed by popular stand-up comedian, Siv Ngesi.

29 May – 8 June

R70 – R100

Artscape Arena

 

Long Street Nights

Nicky Rebelo and his cast of six actors from diversified cultural backgrounds have spent two weeks hanging out in Long Street until the early hours of the morning to explore the underbelly and vibrant, pulsating life of the street in order to create a theatre play.

Until 1 June

R100 – R120

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

 

At Alexander Upstairs

Jam Sandwich with Little Space Between. Improv for adults on themes of intimacy. Thurs 8:30pm R80.

Mark Fransman Sings. Rock/Soul/Folk from this award winner with Romy Brauteseth (on Bass) and Heinrich Goosen (on drums). Fri 8pm R80.

The Great Gupta Ball. Live music, film and dance extravaganza! Dress in lush trimmings. With Umlilo and SIYA. Sat 9pm. R60

PlayThings. Open mic theatre shorts. Mon 8pm R20.

An(t)oniem. Comedy-drama about 2 bedroom trapped people who meet online. Tues 4th-Sat 8th June 8pm. R80.

Bar open until 1am Mon-Sat.

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