Cape Town – Theatre Guide – 3 Jan to 9 Jan 2014

My Low-Fat, Almost Italian Wedding
JOIN in the fun and laughter of the festive season with this new Paul Slabolepszy
comedy. It is to be the marriage of Salvatore’s and Mavis’ daughter Victoria, the
traditional tensions of a marriage day are increased because this is almost an Italian
wedding, while in the background chef Alpheus is trying to take over Salvatore’s
trattoria to sell pap en vleis.
Until 4 January
R50 – R85
Artscape Arena, Tel: (021) 421 7695

A Streetcar Named Desire
TENNESSEE Williams’ Pulitzer Prize masterpiece gets another lease on life with
director Darryl Spijkers’ use of music and movement to capture smoky New Orleans.
Blanche du Bois is a fading, but still-attractive, Southern belle whose pretensions to
virtue and culture only thinly mask alcoholism and delusions of grandeur.
10 – 18 January
R85
Artscape Arena, Tel: (021) 421 7695

Night & Day
THIS irresistible tribute to legendary songwriter, Cole Porter, offers the perfect way
to bid farewell to 2013 and welcome the start of the New Year. It is a delight of
memorable tunes and lavish costumes with elements of jazz, tap dance and cabaret
Until 11 January
R150 – R250
Artscape Theatre, Tel: (021) 421 7695

Scrooge
Foot has assembled a formidable cast and creative team to bring to life this timeless Dickens favourite
with Lottering as the miserly-turned-giving character Ebenezer Scrooge.
Until 25 January
R110 – R170
Baxter Theatre, Tel: (021) 685 7880

Wrongly Accused
Wrongly Accused follows a young man from the Eastern Cape who finds himself in
deep trouble with the law when he is accused of robbing an Indian cellphone-shop
owner. Waseef plays six characters to hilarious effect, blending pathos, comic
timing, Ghoema songs and ballads, to create a dynamite theatre experience.
Until 18 January @ 8:30pm
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

Baby Monkeys Bananas and other stories
He started out on a kids show known as Kideo, from
there Pedro The music man has evolved into a music extraordinaire.
He will be at the Kalk Bay theatre performing in a story
telling show that also includes a variety of music.
4th and 5th January @ 10am
R50 pp
Kalk Bay Theatre
073-220-5430