Cape Town Theatre Guide – 17 June

The Yellow Wallpaper

Jane is not well. Secluded in a country estate, the yellow wallpaper occupies her mind. It disturbs her rest. And a forbidden series of journal entries is the only means of expression she has in this chilling, satirical, gothic horror story. Starring Claire Watling who is acclaimed for Celia’s Story and Spring Break Shark Attack.

21 June – 2 July @8:30pm – 9:30pm

R125

Kalk Bay Theatre & Restaurant, 52 Main Road, Cape Town, Tel: (021) 788 7257

 

Cock

Unhappy in his relationship, John wants a break from his boyfriend for a few weeks. John doesn’t know what he wants but the last thing he expects is to fall in love with a woman. Winner of the 2010 Olivier Award for Outstanding Achievement, Mike Bartlett’s script takes a candid look at one man’s sexuality and the difficulties that arise when faced with a new world of possibility.

22 – 25 June @ 9pm – 10:15pm

R100

Alexander Bar, Café & Theatre, 76 Strand Street, Cape Town, Tel: (021) 300 1088

 

The God of Carnage

A Tony and Olivier award winning adult (16+) comedy, written by Yasmina Reza and translated by Christopher Hampton, The God of Carnage is about two sets of parents who meet to discuss – in a civilized manner – a playground altercation between their children. As the evening goes on, however, the parents become increasingly childish, and the evening devolves into chaos.

22 – 25 June

R80

Masque Theatre, Main Road, Muizenberg, Cape Town, Tel: (021) 788 1898

 

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.

Until 18 June @ 7pm – 8:30pm

R100

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

 

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