Acclaimed director Janice Honeyman returns to the stage in her production of Bangalory’s Back, a performance in which stories are picked from the “tell-tale tree”. The stories range from The Tale of Twankerly Gloop, a story about loneliness, exclusion and friendship, to Simphiwe and Nikiwe, a modern African version of Hansel and Gretel set in Gugulethu and Cape Town.
8 December – 9 January
R75 – R95
Baxter Golden Arrow Studio, Main Road, Rondebosch, Cape Town, Tel: (021) 685 7880
We Didn’t Come to Hell for the Croissants
Jemma Kahn and her sidekick, Roberto Pombo, return with the sequel to the international cult hit The Epicene Butcher. We Didn’t Come to Hell for the Croissants presents 7 deadly sins, 7 writers and 7 new stories.
8 – 12 December
Kalk Bay Theatre, 52 Main Road, Cape Town, Tel: (021) 788 7257
Singing in the Rain
Pieter Toerien presents the theatrical adaptation of the famous 1952 film, Singin’ in the Rain, which starred Gene Kelly and Debbie Reynolds. Heading to South Africa after a worldwide tour, the production has been nominated for four Olivier Awards and was sold out in the West End. Starring Grant Almirall (Jersey Boys), Bethany Dickson (The Sound of Music & Grease) and Steven van Wyk (The Sound of Music).
11 December – 10 January
R100 – R500
Artscape Opera House, DF Malan Street, Foreshore, Cape Town, Tel: (021) 438 3301
Stuart Taylor’s 2015 in Revue
Stuart Taylor teams up with Mel Jones and Oscar Petersen in a humorous take on the highlights and lowest points of 2015. Directed Brent Palmer, with additional material written by local comedians, Martin Evans and Yaaseen Barnes, Stuart Taylor’s 2015 in Revue tackles everything from political controversy to governmental slip-ups
Until 9 January
Baxter Concert Hall, Rondebosch, Tel: (021) 685 7880
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