CPT – Theatre Guide 02-08 Aug 2013

Mark Banks in Banksrupt

Mark Banks stages his triumphant return to one-man shows with Banksrupt!. Years in the making, and in consultation with two wise men, a babbling gnome and Kobus Wiese, the show promises to be his greatest comedy work yet. 

Until 10 August

R100 – R120

Baxter Theatre, Tel: (021) 685 7880

 

Sleeping Beauty

Guest artists from the Mariinsky Ballet (Kirov) join Cape Town City Ballet in this classic ballet.

8 – 18 August

R90 – R300

Artscape Opera House

 

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

 

Sadako

A puppet theatre production for adults and older children based on the life of Sadako Sasaki. At two, Sadako survived the Hiroshima atom bomb but ten years later she developed leukaemia. A Japanese legend tells: ‘If you fold 1000 origami cranes, your wish will be granted’; Sadako began folding paper.

Until 10 August

R110 – R140

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

 

Jersey Boys

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.

Until 3 August

R100 – R390

Artscape Opera House, Tel: (021) 421 7695

 

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