When We Were Nearly Young
A one-man comedy with anecdotes by the performer. Written and performed by Lebogang Mogashoa.
U – Rntil 16 May
R80 – R90
Alexander Upstairs Theatre, 76 Strand Street, Cape Town, Tel: (021) 300 1088
Ivan The Terrible
A Bolshoi ballet production screened live, dramatises Ivan the Terrible’s controversial reign, and portrays events in 16th-century Russia.
17 May @ 11am
Fugard Theatre, Caledon Street, District 6, Cape Town, Tel: (021) 461 4554
The controversial but highly acclaimed play John, written and performed by Andre Lombard and directed by Jeremeo le Cordeur, returns to Cape Town. The play follows the story of John, a highly intelligent man, who after falling in love and having his first sexual experience, delves into the underworld of sex workers in the hope of finding a replacement for his first love.
21 – 30 May
Artscape Arena, DF Malan Street, Foreshore, Cape Town, Tel: (021) 410 9800
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
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.
Until 16 May
R100 – R120
Baxter Theatre Centre, Main Road, Rondebosch, Cape Town, Tel: (021) 685 7880
A musical comedy/cabaret featuring Vanessa Harris, Lucy Tops and Cassandra Money.
Until 31 May
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
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
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
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
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