CPT – Theatre Guide 01-07 Nov 2013

South African Horrorfest Cape Town

The horrifying event has gone on to establish itself as one of the city’s premier Halloween happenings, and, as always, the highlight’s underlying concept is ghoulish fun and a bloody good time. This time around the terrifying film festival delves deep into its coffins to treat horror cinephiles to a showcase of the genre’s rarest and most devastatingly gory flicks.

Until 8 November

FREE – R50pp

Labia on Orange, 68 Orange Street, Gardens, Tel: (021) 424 5927

Henceforward

Alan Aykbourne’s seriously funny play.

Until 9 November

Masque Theatre, Muizenberg, Tel: (021) 788 1898

The View

A young man sits in a prison cell in outer space, looking down at a ruined earth. Through a series of conversations the audience discover why he has been imprisoned.

Until 9 Nov

R50 – R85

Artscape Arena, Tel: (021) 421 7695

Casper Goes Kakie

Following an incredible demand to do a full length show in English, Afrikaans comedian Casper de Vries succumbed and goes Kakie.

Until 9 Nov

R180 – R260

Artscape Opera House, Tel: (021) 421 7695

Trevor Noah – It’s My Culture

From London to Letterman, Trevor Noah has been through 6 countries since his last wildly successful tour (That’s Racist) of his homeland. With all new material, his new show, It’s My Culture, takes you with him on his travels from New Zealand to Zambia, New York and London. South Africa’s pre-eminent comic is to tour in his favourite place, home.

Until 2 November

R180, R200, R220

Baxter Theatre, Tel: (021) 685 7880

Guys and Dolls

Come and enjoy a slick musical tale at the Theatre with high stakes gambling, well-meaning missionaries and unlikely romance that will sweep you from the bustling streets of 1930s New York City to the tango rhythms of a Cuban nightclub, from the comedy of the risqué Hot Box to the drama of an underground craps game.

Until 10 November

R165 – R250

Artscape Theatre, Tel: (021) 421 7695

The View

A young man sits in a prison cell in space, looking down at a ruined earth. Come and discover why he has been imprisoned through a series of conversations with various people from his life at the Arena.

Until 9 November

R50 – R85

Artscape Theatre, Tel: (021) 421 7695

*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.

Until 30 November

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

R400

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