The Chester Missing Roadshow
Chester Missing, infamous puppet political analyst from Late Nite News with Loyiso Gola, is bringing his hilarious roadshow back to Cape Town. He is accompanied by SA`s top ventriloquist, Conrad Koch, some zany sidekicks, Hilary the celeb gossip ostrich and Ronnie the maniac monster. Cutting-edge political commentary and laugh-a-minute comedy with puppets.
Until 3 August
R90 – R130
Golden Arrow Studio, Baxter Theatre, Tel: (021) 685 7880
This innovative hip hop presentation plots the journey of this modern dance style in SA from the apartheid era up to the current time.
26 – 28 July
The Cape Philharmonic Youth Orchestra plays light classics and popular music for the entire family.
Shakespeare’s Schools Festival
A total of 30 participating schools perform a 30-minute abridged version of Shakespeare’s As You Like It. The UK version has up to 4 000 learners participating in the annual festival.
29 July – 1 August
My Name is Rachel Corrie
Hearts and Eyes Theatre Collective has forged its reputation with staging human stories: the real and the personal in pursuit of truth and understanding. My Name is Rachel Corrieis such a work.
Until 27 July
R100 – R140
Baxter Theatre, Tel: (021) 685 7880
The story of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons: This multi-award winning musical tells the true story of how four kids from the wrong side of the tracks became one of the greatest successes in pop music history.
From 19 June
R100 – R390
Artscape Opera House, Tel: (021) 421 7695
At Alexander Upstairs
JAM SANDWICH: LITTLE SPACE BETWEEN. Improvisational Theatre. Thurs 8:30pm. R80. Improv for adults on themes of intimacy. Saucy!
RICHARD’S INTELLECT: AN ALV SHOWCASE. Film. Sat 8pm. R40. Visceral noir documentary about Richard the car guard plus 3 amazing new local music videos.
CASCADE. Jazz. Mon 8pm. Sold out.
WHERE ARE YOU COMING FROM? Film. Tues 8pm. R20. Short documentary film about township life by Rachel Close.
Bar open until 1am Mon-Sat.
Alexander Bar & Café, 76 Strand Street, Cape Town
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