Cape Town -Theatre Guide 24Sept

Giselle

Giselle is a ballet in two acts with a libretto by Jules-Henri Vernoy de Saint-Georges and Theophile Gautier.  The ballet tells the story of a peasant girl named Giselle, whose ghost, after her premature death, protects her lover from the vengeance of a group of evil spirits.

25 September – 4 October

R100 – R300

Artscape Opera House, DF Malan Street, Foreshore, Cape Town, Tel: (021) 410 9800

 

Orpheus in Africa

David Kramer directs a new musical that tells the story of the American impresario, Orpheus McAdoo and African-American Virginia Jubilee Singers, who visited South Africa in the 1980s. Starring tenor Aubrey Poo and soprano Lynelle Kenned.

22 September – 6 October

R110 – R220

Fugard Theatre, Corner Caledon & Lower Buitenkant Street, Cape Town, Tel: (021) 461 4554

 

I Came, I Taught, I Left

A comedy written and performed by Dalin Oliver and directed by Stuart Taylor.

Until 26 September @ 8pm

R60

Baxter Theatre, Main Road, Rondebosch, Tel: (021) 685 7880

 

Alan Commitie – The Sound of Laughter

Alan Committie, the renowned stand up comedian and actor, returns with his latest show due to popular demand.

Until 3 October

R165

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

 

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