CPT – Theatre Guide 24-30 Jan

Death of a Colonialist

Death of a Colonialist tells the story of Harold Smith, an aging, eccentric, unpredictable but extremely passionate history teacher at a high school in Grahamstown. His passion is South African history, more specifically the history of the amaXhosa.

29 January – 1 March @ 8:15pm

R100 – R140

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

 

Suidoosterfees

This popular annual arts festival returns to Artscape and is packed with innovative stage productions for the entire family.

29 January – 2 February

Artscape, Tel: (021) 421 7695

 

Sleeping Beauty On Ice

Pieter Toerien Productions presents The Imperial Ice Stars

Until  9 February

R100 – R400

Artscape Opera House, Tel: (021) 421 7695

 

The Tragedy of King Richard III

A thrilling game of power and politics comes to the Maynardville Open-Air Theatre for the first time in its 58 year history. Malicious and power hungry, the deformed “spider”, Richard, Duke of Gloucester, plots in secret as he manoeuvres his way to the throne.

Until 15 February

R110 – R160

Maynardville Open-Air Theatre, Tel: (021) 461 3746

 

The Firebird

Danced to the music of Stravinsky, the exotic firebird belongs in the sylvan setting of Maynardville Park, as she flits through the trees.

Until 16 February

R111 – R120

Maynardville Open-Air Theatre, Tel: (021) 461 7817

 

Platform 9

Platform 9 is a bilingual Cape Town story about the city and its people.  It is a show based purely on entertainment through story-telling with song and dance, and two of South Africa’s best-known award-winning actors, taking an audience on a journey they won’t forget soon.

Until 25 January @ 8:15pm

R80 – R100

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

 

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

 

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