Cape Town Theatre Guide – 10June

Tribute to Christopher Kindo

Celebrating the life of award winning choreographer Christopher Kindo, from the perspective of his friends, Nigel Lucas, Telishia Daniels Barber, Philip Boyd and Dance For All, Shaughn Adams, Michelle Nelson, and the young people he trained, such as Aviwe November. His legacy as a dancer, choreographer and friend will be brought to life on the stage. Proceeds of this event will start the Christopher Kindo Trust Fund that will support marginalised male dancers and enable them to study dance.

14 – 18 June @ 7pm – 8:30pm

R100

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

 

Oratorio of a Forgotten Youth

Oratorio of a Forgotten Youth marks the 40th anniversary and is a reflection of the era of South Africa in 1976 and of domestic current affairs through juxtaposition of monologues by female performers Thembi Mtshali-Jones and Bo Petersen; and post 1994 poets Koleka Putuma and Siphokazi Jonas. Mandla Mlangeni provides a musical narrative journey with his band which includes Dizo Plaatjies, Lesego Rampolokeng, Brydon Bolton, Mark Fransman and others.

16 June @ 5pm

R40

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

 

Amaza

The grade 12 isiXhosa set-work play,Amaza by ZS Qangule, is a professionally staffed production in it’s sixth consecutive year. Amaza is a thriller set in a rural village in the Transkei filled with adultery, deceit and lies as a police detective from Port Elizabeth returns to his rural village to investigate a murder.

Until 22 June

R40

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

 

Vacancy

Gavin and Eleanor share the fourth floor. Eleanor likes French music, her Ginseng Ficus bonsai tree, and re-reading her favourite books in the park. She lives with a girl she found on Gumtree. Gavin likes Nik-Naks and listening to his neighbour’s music through the walls. He lives with his best friend, a beagle named Ian. Vacancy is a story of a quiet romance between two very shy and lonely people, who have never met.

Until 11 June @ 9pm

R80 – R90

Alexander Bar, Café & Theatre, 76 Strand Street, Cape Town, Tel: (021) 300 1652

 

Memorable Moments with Stuart Lightbody

Stuart Lightbody is a multi awardwinning artist and psychological illusionist based in Cape Town. His show includes some of his favourite pieces from his last 7 one-man shows, with the addition of brand new acts.

Until 18 June @ 9pm

R100 – R120

Alexander Bar, Café & Theatre, 76 Strand Street, Cape Town, Tel: (021) 300 1652

 

The Echo of Noise

The Echo of a Noise is a one-man memoir featuring the highly acclaimed satirist Pieter-Dirk Uys, who leads the audience into his inner sanctuary, opening up about his public and private life.

Until 18 June – Tuesday – Saturday @ 8pm – 9:30pm

R100 – R180

Theatre on The Bay, Link Road, Camps Bay, Cape Town, Tel: (021) 4383301

 

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

7:00 pm for 7:30pm

R450 per person (incl. Drink on arrival & 4 course dinner)

Richards Supper Stage, 229a Corner Main Road, Corner Glengariff, Tel: (021) 434 4497