CPT – Theatre Guide 07 – 13 June 2013

The Jive Cape Town Funny Festival

South Africa’s top comedy festival returns, using top international & local performers, Alan Committie, Mooky Cornish, Steve Rawlings, Wilfreda, Kev Orkian, Carl Wastie, Siv Ngesi, Guy Macdonald, Prince Abdi & Marc Lottering.

10 June – 7 July


Concert Hall, Baxter Theatre, Tel: (021) 685 7880


Multi-Cultural Celebrations

Featuring Community Plough Back Cultural Ensemble, the Vadhini Indian Arts Academy, Indigenous Orchestra, Melanie Scholtz, Zanne Stapelberg and Ringo Ndzuzo.

7 & 8 June


Artscape Theatre


Sarah Chang in Concert

Sarah Chang made her first debut at the age of eight with the New York Philharmonic.

9 June

R280 – R420

Artscape Opera House



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.

Until 14 June


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



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.

Until 14 June


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.

Until 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


Kalk Bay Theatre, Tel: 073 2205430



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

Until 8 June

R70 – R100

Artscape Arena


At Alexander Upstairs

An(t)oniem – comedy drama about two lonely hearts meeting online. Eng/Afr. Til Sat 8pm R80.

Risk – drama about a russian roulette game show. Mon 8pm R50.

Eliezer – beautiful acoustic guitar gig. Tues & Wed. 8pm. R60.

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


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