Cape Town -Theatre Guide 6-12Feb

Violet Online

A comedic one woman show based around the life of a divorcee and her experiences online

Until 8 February

Kalk Bay Theatre, 52 Main Road, Kalk Bay Theatre, Tel: 079 3618275

Orpheus in Africa

David Kramer directs a new musical that tells the story of the American impresario Orpheus McAdoo and his African-American Virginia Jubilee Singers, who visited South Africa in the 1890’s.  Starring tenor Aubrey Poo and soprano Lynelle Kenned.

Until 21 February

R130 – R220

Fugard Theatre, Corner Caledon & Lower Buitenkant Street, Tel: (021) 461 4554


Theatre dance production with undertones of feminist politics, choreographed by award-winning Nicola Elliott.

11 – 14 February


Hiddingh Hall, UCT Hiddingh Campus, 31-37 Orange Street, Cape Town, Tel: (021) 480 7156


A drama orientated around the theme ‘who’s mad and who’s sane?’.  Written by Joe Penhall, starring Andrew Buckland, Nicholas Pauling and Marty Kintu.

12 February – 14 March 

R25 – R150

Baxter Theatre, Main Road, Rondebosch, Tel: (021) 685 7880

Santa’s Story

Aviva Pelham brings Santa Pelham’s story to life with lyrical folk music.

Until 14 February

R95 – R165

Theatre on the Bay, 1 Link Street, Camps Bay, Tel: (021) 438 3301


An Afrikaans translation of William Shakespeare’s The Tragedy of Macbeth, with English subtitles. Directed, designed and adapted by Marthinus Basson.

Until 14 February @ 7:30pm


Baxter Theatre, Rondebosch, Tel: (021) 685 7880 

Keep off the Grass

A one-woman drama about a woman suffering from status anxiety.

Until 7 February


Alexander Bar & Café, 76 Strand Street, Cape Town, Tel: (021) 300 1088


The award-winning theatre duo, Fred Abrahamse and Marcel Meyer, present the Shakespearean classic.

Until 21 February 

R80 – R180

Maynardville Open Air Theatre, Corner Piers Road & Wolfe Street, Wynberg

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

R435pp (incl. Drink on arrival & 4 course dinner)

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