Joburg -Theatre Guide 17Sept

Burn The Floor

Burn the Floor has the reputation of being the “World’s toughest dance show” and the dancers are handpicked to embrace a new Latin American feel.

16 Sept – 3 Oct

R100 – R330

Joburg Theatre. Cnr of Simmonds Street and Stiemens Road, Braamfontein. (Tel) 011-887-6800

 

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

 

Between labour and prayer

A show with a twist featuring various art forms including Stand Up Poetry, Theatre, Traditional Dance and more.

19, 20 Sept @ 8pm (Sat); 3:30pm (Sun)

R80 – R100

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

 

Nomads Among Us

A show by the graduating ‘Performance Studies’ students of the Wits Theatre and Performance Department.

Until 23 Sept @ 6:30pm (Mon, Tue, Wed)

R45 – R50

Origins Centre. University of the Witwatersrand, Cnr. Yale Road and Enoch Sontonga Ave, Braamfontein. (Tel) 011-717-4700

 

Secret Society

The play explores the concept of redemption by bringing 6 people, from different walks of life, together.

Until 27 Sept @ 11am; 3pm

R50

Joburg Theatre. Cnr of Simmonds Street and Stiemens Road, Braamfontein. (Tel) 011-887-6800

 

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

 

Making Mandela

The new, captivating production, MAKING MANDELA is the story of what influenced the rural boy to become the global legend.

Until 3 Oct @ 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

 

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

 

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!

20 Sept @ 2:30pm

R150

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

 

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)

R70

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

 

Dansation

The Jazzy Masala Dance Academy will host their show this weekend at the Lyric Theatre. Get to watch a variety of dance forms from Classic Indian to Hip Hop and Jazz.

19, 20 Sept @ 7pm (Sat); 3pm (Sun)

R150

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