Cape Town -Theatre Guide 21Aug


Egoli tells the story of Madlamini, a God-loving rural woman, has lost her husband, Gaba, who went to the big city – Egoli.

17 – 29 August


Baxter Golden Arrow Studio, Main Road, Rondebosch, Tel: (021) 685 7880


Brass Band Extravaganza

Formally known as Kader Miller’s Brass Band Pops, the annual big band festival has become a collaboration between Artscape Theatre and well-known band leader and jazz musician, Ian Smith.

22 August @ 3pm


Artscape Theatre, Tel: (021) 421 7695


Stage by Stage 2

Jonathan Roxmouth, award-winning singer, musician and actor, performs songs from his debut album Stage by Stage for the second time.  Featuring a wide selection of songs from well-known musicals.

25 August – 5 September

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



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.

Until 12 September @ 7:30pm

R100 – R150

Baxter Golden Arrow Studio, Main Road Rondebosch, Tel: (021) 685 7880


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


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


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