CPT – Theatre Guide 11-16 Oct 2013

*Laugh The Buffalo

Following significant success at the 2013 National Arts Festival with the collaborative creation and performance of two new works, Hoss with Ubom! and Crazy in Love for Conspiracy of Clowns, which won a Standard Bank Ovation award, Andrew Buckland returns to the Baxter stage with a new solo work which promises his characteristic combination of humour, an intense focus on the physicality of performance, clowning, satire, foolishness and dark consideration of the human condition, with serious doses of joy.

14 October – 30 November

R100 – R150

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

*Selim Kagee in Concert

Classic Feel magazine described him best: “Kagee is an impressive new, proudly South African addition to the adult contemporary and crossover fields of which these four greats (Bocelli, Groban, Pavarotti and Buble) are among the most well-known exemplars.”

19 October @ 5pm & 8:30pm


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

The Milk Train Doesn’t Stop Here Anymore

The creative team of the award-winning, internationally acclaimed, Kingdom of Earth, brings another Tennessee Williams masterpiece to Cape Town direct from its season at the Provincetown Tennessee Williams Theatre Festival in the USA.

Until 19 October

R70 – R120

Artscape Arena, Tel: (021) 421 7695

Ons Vir Jou

This hit Afrikaans musical in a style reminiscent of Les Miserables, tells the story of the Anglo Boer War from the perspective of the Afrikaner.

Until 20 October

R150 – R350

Artscape Opera House, Tel: (021) 421 7695

Baxter Dance Festival

Dance lovers are in for a treat this year when the annual Baxter Dance Festival kicks off with a jam-packed line-up of the mother city’s top dance talents.

Until 12 October @ 8pm

R30, R50 & R80

Baxter Theatre, Tel: (021) 685 7880

Tribute to Michael Jackson, Pink, Freddie Mercury & More

Designed to get your booty bopping in your seat, this musical theatre production celebrates five decades of tunes cemented in the minds of modern pop music lovers. The 10-person cast emulates the unforgettable names in the business and belts out chart-topping tracks with passion, soul and flair!

Until 13 October

R90 – R135

Barnyard Theatre, Shop F09, 1st Floor, Willowbridge, Lifestyle Centre, 39 Carl Cronje Drive, Tygervalley, Tel: (021) 914 9989

Lingua Franca – Doublebill Tour

Vusumuzi Phakathi a.k.a Romeo the Poet is an award winning poet (South African Gospel Award-Best Gospel Poet) from Jo’burg.. He has done well for himself with a Loerie-nominated video, while also judging a number of poetry competitions including the annual Drama For life Poetry Slam.

Until 13 October


Baxter Theatre, Tel: (021) 685 7880

Jazzart 40th Anniversary Exhibition

This year the Jazzart Dance Theatre celebrates its 40th anniversary. The Jazzart Dance Theatre’s story unfolds in this moving exhibition, depicting the highlights of this vibrant contemporary dance company’s growth.

Until 27 October

Artscape Marble Foyer, Tel: (021) 421 7695

A Woman in Waiting

A Woman in Waiting is a powerful biographical journey into the dark heart of what life was like for women in apartheid South Africa which has won several international awards.

Until 12 October

R100 – R150

Golden Arrow Studio, 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


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