CPT – Theatre Guide 9-15 Aug 2013

Hayani

Hayani means “home” in Venda, and the play explores what this means in South Africa. It delves into the stories of two unique South Africa to reveal a complex, honest and poignant journey towards understanding themselves as South Africans and what it means to be a South African. 

Until 31 August

R85 – R120

Baxter Theatre, Tel: (021) 685 7880

 

Belles of Ballet

Cape Town City Ballet presents a programme devoted to the ballerinas of the dance world in honour of Women’s Day.

9 August

R50 – R110

Artscape Opera House

 

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.

Until 18 August

R90 – R300

Artscape Opera House

 

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

 

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