Cape Town -Theatre Guide 7Aug

Wie’s Bang vir Virginia Woolf

Wie’s bang vir Virginia Woolf is and Afrikaans rendition of the original play by Edward Albee.  Translated into Afrikaans by Saartjie Botha.

Until 8 August

R90 – R180

Fugard Theatre, Corner Caledon & Lower Buitenkant Street, District 6, Cape Town, Tel: (021) 461 4554


Cold Case – Revisiting Dulcie September

A presentation of various scenarios connected to the cold case assassination of ANC activist Dulcie September, as well as a celebration of her life.  Featuring award-winning actress Denise Newman (Material).

6 & 7 August


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


Henriette with Love

Henrietta With Love is a stage drama that explores the meaning of things, and a day that change everything. Written by Peter Voges and performed by Lee-Ann Van Rooi.

8 – 15 August


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


Marion Holm Vir Beginners

Marion Holm presents her one-woman comedy show which tells stories of everyday life.

12 – 22 August

R100 – R165

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


Jive Cape Town Funny Festival

Cape Town’s premier comedy festival returns for another season with a selection of top comedians from South Africa and abroad.

Until 16 August 

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


West Side Story 

The multi-award winning musical – best known for the songs, ‘ I Feel Pretty’, ‘America’ and ‘Maria’ débuts and is presented by the award-winning team of the Rocky Horror Show featuring Jonathan Roxmouth and Lynelle Kenned.

Until 23 August 

R95  -R400

Artscape Opera House, Artscape, Tel: (021) 421 7695


Born in RSA

A revival of the hit docu-drama by Barney Simon to mark the 20th anniversary of the passing of the theatre legend.

Until 8 August @ 7pm

R25 – R150

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


Shiza iKapa (Local is Lekker!):

Winter Special continuing now until the end of August

Friday nights only until End of August

R200 pp (meals NOT included, but platter, burger menus available for purchase)

Cash Bar available

Shiza iKapa

This vibrant South African dinner, song & dance experience features a feisty ensemble of larger-than-life locals entertaining the audience with soulful renditions of home-grown singalong classics.

Saturday nights only (Show running now into Summer)

R350pp (3 –course dinner meal included)

Cash Bar available

The Rockwell Theatre, 32 Prestwich Street, Greenpoint,Tel: ( 021) 4210015


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