Fruit, the winner of the Zabalaza Festival Best Production Award, is a play performed by Matshidiso Mokoteli who introduces the audience to the various characters in her community and what life is like for her growing up in the Diepkloof Township as a young girl who claims back her innocence when she receives her first doll at age 14
Until 29 August @ 7pm
Baxter Theatre, Main Road, Rondebosch, Tel: (021) 685 7880
Sizwe Bandi is Dead
The South African drama classic written by Athol Fugard, John Kani and Winston.
19 August – 12 September @ 7:30pm
R100 – R150
Baxter Golden Arrow Studio, Main Road Rondebosch, Tel: (021) 685 7880
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.
Until 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.
Until 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
Artscape Opera House, Artscape, Tel: (021) 421 7695
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
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
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