Joburg -Theatre Guide 13Aug

Cincinatti

The play explores the lives of nine very different and culturally diverse characters with one thing in common –Club Sin Sin. 

19 Aug – 13 Sept @ 8:15pm (Tue-Sat), 3:15pm (Sun)

R90

The Market Theatre. 56 Margeret Mcingana Street, Newtown. (Tel) 011-832-1641

 

The Full Morty

Stand Up Comedy meets Cabaret. Performer and Writer Mortimer Williams takes you on a journey exploring what makes the South African male tick with hilarious consequences of course.

Until 23 Aug @ 8pm (Tue-Sat), 3pm (Sat-Sun)

R120

Joburg Theatre. Cnr of Simmonds and Stiemens Roads, Braamfontein. (Tel) 011-877-6800

 

Always and Forever

A tribute to Luther Vandross starring Timothy Moloi. It will be an ideal evening for young and old to celebrate the magic of this music icon`s legacy.

14 Aug @ 8pm

R140 – R325

The Lyric Theatre.  Cnr Northern Parkway and Data Crescent, Ormonde. (Tel) 011-248-5168

 

Epstein: The man who made the Beatles

A look into the life of entrepreneur ‘Brian Epstein’ who was the manager of The Beatles, one of world most successful bands.

12 Aug – 27 Sept @ 8:15pm (Wed-Fri), 5:15pm (Sat), 3:15pm (Sun)

R130 –R165

Montecasino Theatre & Studio. Corner William Nicol Drive & Witkoppen Road, Fourways. (Tel) 011-510-1988

 

The Imagined Land

Fresh from the National Arts Festival in Grahamstown where it received rave reviews. The plot revolves around famous Zimbabwean novelist is about to undergo brain surgery. 

17 Aug – 12 Sept @ 8:15pm (Tue-Fri), 6pm & 8:30pm (Sat)

R70 – R140

Auto and General Theatre on The Square. Cnr Rivonia and West Street, Sandton. (Tel) 011-883-8606

 

Sister Act

Sister Act is based on the top-grossing 1992 movie comedy starring Whoopi Goldberg. The musical was nominated for four Olivier Awards in London, including Best New Musical, and five Tony Awards in New York, including Best Musical.

10 Jul – 16 Aug @ 8pm (Tue-Fri), 3pm & 8pm (Sat), 2pm (Sun)

R100 – R250

Joburg Theatre. Cnr Simmonds Street & Stiemens Road, Braamfontein. (Tel) 011-877-6800

 

Doubt: A Parable

The play, set in 1964, a year after the Kennedy assassination rocked a nation, is based on a few circumstantial details which unfold at St. Nicholas Church School in the Bronx.

Until 15 Aug @ 8:15pm (Tue-Fri), 6pm & 8:30pm (Sat)

R140

Auto and General Theatre on The Square. Cnr Rivonia and West Street, Sandton. (Tel) 011-883-8606

 

Tin Bucket Drum

Tin Bucket Drum  takes a broad swipe at age old global systems of restriction enforced for personal gain by those in power, and the way these restrictions affect the man or woman on the ground.

13-22 Aug @ 7:30pm

R50 – R80

University of Johannesburg Bunting Road Campus. Bunting Road, Auckland Park. (Tel) 011-559-3058

 

The Vortex – Cape Town City Ballet

The ballet explores themes of drug addiction in 1920’s high society; adultery; aging and dysfunctional family dynamics over the course of a weekend in the country home of David and Florence Lancaster. 

12 – 23 Aug @ 8pm (Tue-Fri), 4pm & 8pm (Sat), 3pm & 6pm (Sun)

R100 – R250

Montecasino Theatre & Studio. Corner William Nicol Drive & Witkoppen Road, Fourways. (Tel) 011-510-1988

 

Nataniel – After Animals

Get to see Nataniels latest stage creation ‘After Animals’ as it explores a scenario when the world will have no more animals.

20 Aug – 27 Sept @ 8:30pm (Wed-Sat)

R128 – R176

Theatre of Marcellus. Emperors Palace, 64 Jones Road, Kempton Park. (Tel) 011-928-1000