Showboat is a musical of the old American South, rich with nostalgia, humour, love stories and well-loved melodies. Cape Town Opera’s production of Show Boat has enjoyed several triumphant seasons since its South African premiere in 2005.
16 – 18 May
R140 – R380
Artscape Opera House
Midori with the CPYO
Midori joins the Cape Philharmonic Youth Orchestra in playing the Mendelssohn Violin Concerto in E minor, Op 64.
Love & Prozac
From Sea Point trophy wives and sleazy sugar daddies to speed dating, speed dating Indian love gurus, sozzled Portuguese mothers , trance parties and sangomas, this comedy is jam-packed with hilarious South Africans and razor-sharp wit.
Until 31 May @ 8:15pm
R100 – R130
Golden Arrow Studio, Baxter Theatre, Tel: (021) 685 7880
Crown of the Russian Ballet
The turn of the centuries has always witnessed the appearance of new art trends. Every epoch has been depicted by contemporaries and has provoked new ideas and thoughts. Crown of the Russian Ballet was founded in 1997 as the choreography of the day demanded new repertoire.
Until 18 May
R150 – R280
Baxter Theatre, Tel: (021) 685 7880
My Word!Redesigning Buckingham Palace
This play celebrates the life and work of legendary writer Richard Rive. It also salutes District Six, the heart of Cape Town ripped out because it stood in the way of grand apartheid fantasies.
Until 17 May
Artscape Arena, Tel: (021) 421 7695
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