Joburg -Theatre Guide 10Sept


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

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.

Until 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


Horror Story

The numbing effects of internet culture and graphic violence on the youth are explored in UJ Arts & Culture’s chilling production of Greg MacArthur’s HORROR STORY directed by Alby Michaels.

11- 12 Sept @ 7:30


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


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.

Until 11 Oct @ 9am, 11am, 2:30pm (Weekdays)

R90 – R110

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


So Solo Festival

The So Solo festival of one-person plays is back and promises a line-up of thought provoking theatre starting this weekend and running every Friday, Saturday and Sunday, for one month at WITS.

11 Sept – 11 Oct @ 7pm

R75 – R85

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



A powerful story told on stage in English and Afrikaans about the life of a Poet and how his dysfunctional family shaped his life.

Until 20 Sept @ 8:15pm (Tue-Sat), 3pm (Sun)


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


Voca People

The Voca People consists of 8 talented musician-aliens; 3 females aliens singers that bring the very best female sounds (alt, mezzo, soprano) and 3 male aliens singers (bass, baritone, tenor). In addition, 2 beat box aliens that create extraordinary un-human sounds.
11 – 13 Sept @ 8pm

R170 – R370
Silverstar Casino. R28, Muldersdrift, Mogale City, Krugersdorp. (Tel) 011-662-7300


Boykie and Girlie

The story of a couple, influenced by life experience, as they go about their lives exposing values, ambitions and the ability to love.

10 – 14 Sept @ 8pm (Thur-Sat), 3:30pm (Sun)


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


Celebration 7

A beautiful piece of theatre consisting of classic ballet, contemporary dance and will include classic pieces from Paquita and La Vivandiere.

11,12 Sept @ 7:30pm (Fri – Sat)


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


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!

13 Sept @ 2:30pm


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


Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre

The highly acclaimed New York-based Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, one of the world’s most popular global dance companies, is planning an historic return to South Africa in September.

10 – 13 Sept @ 8pm (Wed-Sat), 2pm (Sat), 1:30pm & 6:30pm (Sun)

R100 – R590

The Teatro, Montecasino. Corner William Nicol Drive & Witkoppen Road, Fourways. (Tel) 011-510-7472

Don Quixote

A classic ballet set in 19th century Barcelona that shows how love conquers all.

11 – 13 Sept @ 7:30 (Fri), 3pm (Sat & Sun)

R110 – R200

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


The Caucasian Chalk Circle

The Caucasian Chalk Circle follows two stories unfolding in the Georgian countryside during the onslaught of a war against Persia between a Peasant girl and a Judge.

Until 28 Sept @ 11am (Thurs & Fri), 3pm (Sat & Sun)


Joburg Theatre. Cnr Simmonds Street and Stiemens Road, Braamfontein. (Tel) 011-877-6867


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.

Until 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