An adaptation of the iconic musical written by Mbongeni Negema, depicting students involved in the 1976 Soweto Riots in opposition to Apartheid.
1 – 3 September @ 7:30pm – 10:30pm
Baxter Theatre Centre, Tel: (021) 685 7880
The Merry Widow of Malagawi
The Merry Widow of Malagawi is a light-hearted theatrical and musical exploration of diplomatic intrigue and capitalism. Set in the fictional African state of Malagawi, acclaimed director Janice Honeyman gives the show an upbeat and contemporary feel.
R125 – R375
Artscape Theatre Centre, DF Malan, Foreshore, Tel: (021) 421 7839
Egoli tells the story of Madlamini, a God-loving rural woman, has lost her husband, Gaba, who went to the big city – Egoli.
Until 29 August
Baxter Golden Arrow Studio, Main Road, Rondebosch, Tel: (021) 685 7880
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.
Until 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
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