Cape Town -Theatre Guide 8May

Pride & Prejudice

A cast of 5 performs Matthew Roberts’ stage adaption of Jane Austen’s classic. Starring Hilda Cronje (Mies Julie)  as Eliza, Cameron Robertson as Darcy and Nathan Lynn as Mrs Bennett.

Until 23 May @ 7pm

R120

The Rosebank Theatre, 16 Alma Road, Rosebank, Tel: 072 3166133

 

A Class of One

A drama based on fact about two teachers from the Cape Flats and their lives of activism, starring Denise Newman and Basil Appollis.

6 – 16 May

R100 – R120

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

 

Stars of Comedy and Magic

Some of South Africa’s finest entertainers and magicians perform as part of the College of Magic outreach initiative.  The gala event includes comedy, magic and illusions.

9 May @ 8pm

R160 – R195

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

 

Woman with a Baby On Her Back

An adaptation of Athol Fugard’s riveting short story ‘To whom it must concern’ portraying the impact a tragic event has on the life and psyche of a Karoo train driver. 

Until 9 May

R90

Alexander Bar, 76 Strand Street, Cape Town, Tel: (021) 300 1652

 

La Traviata

Verdi’s classic love story, based on Alexandre Dumas’ story of the courtesan with the heart of gold, is presented by the Cape Town Opera and UCT Opera School.  Conducted by Kamal Kahn and directed by Angelo Gobbato, with choreography by Sean Bovim.

Until 9 May

R125 – R250

Artscape Opera House, Tel: (021) 421 7839

 

Big Girls

A musical comedy/cabaret featuring Vanessa Harris, Lucy Tops and Cassandra Money.

Until 31 May

R120

Kalk Bay Theatre, 52 Main Road, Kalk Bay, Tel: (021) 788 7257

 

Nothing But The Truth

A dramatic play about the story of our recent past of Apartheid & the struggle for freedom.

Until 13 May

R40

Artscape Theatre Centre, Tel: (021) 421 7839

 

The Pervert Laura

The dark psycho-drama written and directed by the award-winning playwright Louis Viljoen is back by popular demand after its highly acclaimed debut.

Until 23 May

R130

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

 

Little Shop of Horrors

A classic comedic horror musical comes to Cape Town, directed by Steven Stead and starring Alan Committie.

Until 6 June

R100 – R250

Theatre On The Bay, 1 Link Street, Camps Bay, Cape Town, Tel: (021) 438 3301

 

Cabaret

One of Broadway’s greatest musical productions, set in pre-WWII Germany, is brought to life by the team that produced the smash hit musical, The Rocky Horror Show.

Until 28 June

R100 – R280

Fugard Theatre, Caledon Street, District 6, Tel: (021) 461 4554

 

Orpheus in Africa

The return of the production by popular demand,  David Kramer directs a new musical  about Orpheus McAdoo and the Virginia Jubilee Singers who came to South Africa from the USA in 1890.  Starring tenor Aubrey Poo and soprano Lynelle Kenned.

Until 6 October

R110 – R220

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

 

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