Cape Town -Theatre Guide 28May

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 30 May @ 8pm


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

A Class of One My Word

A repertoire season A Class of One My Word! Redesigning Buckingham Palace is directed by Sandra Temmingh and stars acclaimed Cape Town actors Denise Newman and Basil Appollis as Richard Rive with writer Sylvia Vollenhoven.

Until 30 May

R100 – R120

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

A Class of One Cold Case

A Class of One Cold Case is a drama that revisits the life of anti-apartheid political activist, Dulcie September.  Stars Denise Newman and directed by Basil Appollis.  The play has won two coveted awards at the 2014 National Arts Festival.

Until 30 May

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

Tobacco And the Harmful Effects Thereof

Tobacco And The Harmful Effects Thereof, the critically acclaimed hit of the National Arts Festival 2014, returns. Starring Andrew Buckland and Toni Morkel.

Until 13 June
R100 – R150

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

The Pirates of Penzance

The Pirates of Penzance is a classic comic opera by Guilbert and Sullivan presented by the Waterfront Theatre Company.

Until 3 June


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


The controversial but highly acclaimed play Johnwritten 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

Big Girls

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

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

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