Cape Town Theatre Guide – 10 – 16 Jan 2014

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