Cape Town – Theatre Guide 13-19Feb

Book 0f Rebellations

A contemporary account on South African politics, written and directed by Monageng ‘Vice’ Motshabi and Kgafela Oa Magogodi, features performances by Xolile Gama, Nkoto Malebye, Lebohang Motaung and Tshepo Seagiso.

11 – 21 February

R65 – R80

Artscape Theatre, DF Malan Street, Cape Town, Tel: (021) 410 9800

Mother City Sketch

Comedy skits performed by members of the Long Shots theatre troupe.

13 February 

R80 – R90

Alexander Bar & Café, Strand Street, Cape Town, Tel: (021) 300 1562

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.

Until 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.

Until 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 


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