Joburg -Theatre Guide 27Aug


Written and directed by Sarah Woodward, the play explores various Shakespearean plays and the conflict between women and men.

27 Aug to 5 Sept @ 7pm 

R30 – R45

Wits University. 1 Jan Smuts Avenue, Braamfontein. (Tel) 011-717-1000


Gauteng Opera’s Double Bill

The show will feature various popular Opera pieces performed by Gauteng Opera Soloists and guest performers. Also look forward to a guest appearance from Joburg Ballet.

29 Aug @ 8pm

R200 – R400

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


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


Defending the Caveman

By far the most successful comedy in South Africa. Originally written by Rob Becker and later adapted for South Africa by Tim Plewman. This show is definitely one not to be missed!

30 Aug @ 2:30pm


Parkers Comedy and Jive, Silverstar. R28, Muldersrift, Mogale City, Krugersdorp. (Tel) 011-662-7300



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

Until 13 Sept @ 8:15pm (Tue-Sat), 3:15pm (Sun)


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



The play captures the story of the son of a Chief, amidst a time of war, when he has to make life changing decisi:on that not only affect him but his tribe as well.

Until 30 Aug @ 8:15pm (Tue-Sat), 3:15pm (Sun)


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


Animal Farm

George Orwell’s timeless classic novel Animal Farm; adapted to stage by multiple award – winning writer, designer and director Neil Coppen.

26 Aug – 6 Sept @ 8:15pm (Tue-Sat), 3:15pm (Sun)

R90 – R180

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


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


We didn’t come to hell for the Croissants

A unique production that is brought to life by Jemma Kahn and Roberto Pombo, consisting of 7 deadly stories.

26-29 Aug @ 8pm (Wed-Fri), 3:30pm (Sat), 8pm (Sat)

R100 – R120

Pop Art Centre. 286 Fox Street, Maboneng Precinct. (Tel) 083-245-1040


A year with frog and toad

This magical story based on the books by Arnold Lobel comes to the Nationals Childrens Theatre. An entertaining musical for the whole family.

25 Aug – 11 Oct @ 9am, 11am, 2:30pm (Weekdays)

R90 – R110

The National Childrens Theatre. 3 Junction Avenue, Parktown, Johannesburg. (Tel) 011-484-1584