CPT – Theatre Guide 23-29 Aug 2013

Piano Exchange

Following the last eleven years successes, the piano sections of UCT and Stellenbosch University will present an evening of piano transcriptions.

27 August @ 8:15pm

R55

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

The Minnie & Johnson Show

South African darlings of the cabaret stage Emile Minnie & Godfrey Johnson will be joining forces and hands to bring you a morning of fun, humour and fabulous songs.

28 August @ 10am

R30 – R35

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

Cirque de la Symphonie

This brand new production brings the magic of cirque to the music hall. It is an exciting adaptation of artistic performances widely seen in theatres and arenas everywhere. Artists include the most amazing veterans of exceptional cirque programs throughout the world – aerial flyers, acrobats, contortionists, dancers, jugglers, balancers, and strongmen.

23 – 25 August

R195 – R295

Artscape Opera House, Tel: (021) 421 7695

Momentum

Admit yourself to the ‘intensive care’ of the GP’s of Comedy in the show where ‘Scrubs’ meets ‘Monty Python’ in a collection of zany sketches, offering a humorous glimpse into the lighter side of the medical profession.

24 – 25 August

R60

Artscape Theatre, Tel: (021) 421 7695

Doctor Doctor

Admit yourself to the ‘intensive care’ of the GP’s of Comedy in the show where ‘Scrubs’ meets ‘Monty Python’ in a collection of zany sketches, offering a humorous glimpse into the lighter side of the medical profession.

27 – 28 August

R69

Artscape Arena, Tel: (021) 421 7695

Butlers and Billionaires

When a wealthy playboy is found dead, all evidence seems to point to his eccentric butler. An edge-of-your-seat, exhilarating ride with suspicious characters, outrageous antics and twisting plots right up to the final scene!

29 – 31 August

R59 – R79

Artscape Arena, Tel: (021) 421 7695

The Rise of the Insanity League Comedy Show

The trio of comedians is planning nationwide domination with this hysterical study on insanity, which will be presented in a string of side-splitting skits that poke, provoke and tickle in all the right places

Until 31 August

R90 – R265

Theatre On The Bay, 1 Link Street, Camps Bay, Tel: 0861 9158000

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

At Alexander Upstairs

EXPECTANT. Theatre. By Penny Youngleson with Rebecca Makin-Taylor. Thur-Sat. 8pm. R80.

SECRET SONGS. Opera star Zanne Stapelberg with guitar legend James Grace. Award-winning music. Mon & Tues 8pm. R150.

STUART LIGHTBODY in ILLUSIVE. Wed 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