Joburg Theatre Guide – 16June

Joseph and the amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

Retelling the Biblical story of Joseph and his coat of many colours, this magical musical is packed full of unforgettable songs including ANY DREAM WILL DO and CLOSE EVERY DOOR TO ME.

16 Jun – 7 Aug @ 8pm (Wed – Sat), 2pm (Sat), 5pm (Sat), 2:30pm (Sun) & 5:30pm (Sun)

R100 – R350

Pieter Toerien Main Theatre. Cnr William Nicol Drive and Witkoppen Road, Montecasino, Fourways. (Tel) 0861-915-8000

 

Peter Pan Junior

JM Barries popular novel comes to life at the Peoples Theatre. The modern version of this classic is about a boy that refused to grow up.

17 Jun – 31 Jul @ 10:30pm & 4:30pm

R125

Peoples Theatre. Cnr of Hoofd and Loveday Street, Braamfontein.

 

Who’s Your Daddy?

Chris Forrest takes you on the journey and shares experience of being a clueless dad. From nappy bags to baby powder, the show takes a hilarious look into the realities of having a baby.

16 – 18 Jun @ 8:30pm (Tue – Fri) & 5pm (Sat)

R130

Theatre on the Square. Cnr Rivonia Road and West Street, Sandton. (Tel) 011-883-8606

 

Suddenly the Storm

A play written by the award winning ‘Paul Slabolepszy’ and coinciding with The Market Theatres 40th Anniversary. Dark comedy that moves into a spiral of revelations and rage.

16 Jun – 3 Jul @ 8:15pm

R95

The Market Theatre. Off Bree Street, Newtown Precinct. (Tel) 011-832-1641

 

Open Poetry Slam

The Slam Dot Poetry team host a monthly writing and performance workshop at Joburg Theatre. From this workshop, 12 poets will be selected to compete for 2 spots to represent Gauteng in the National Poetry Slam!

19 Jun @ 2pm

R50

Joburg Theatre Complex. On Loveday Street, Braamfontein. (Tel) 0861-670-670

 

A Cock and Bull Story

A COCK & BULL STORY is the localised reimagining of British playwrights Richard Zajdlic and Richard Crowe`s blockbuster play of the same name.

16 Jun – 3 Jul @ 8:15pm (Tue – Sat), 4:15pm (Sat) & 3:15pm (Sun)

R130 – R165

Studio Theatre. Cnr William Nicol Drive and Witkoppen Road, Montecasino, Fourways. (Tel) 0861-915-8000

 

Ballet for Winter

Joburg Ballet will present a collection of contemporary and classic dance pieces, showcasing South African Ballet talent.

17 – 19 Jun @ 3pm & 7pm

R140 – R170

Roodepoort Theatre. 100 Christiaan de Wet Road, Roodepoort. (Tel) 011-674-1357

 

Rhythm Colour

The Show captures the iconic day of 16 June 1976 when Hector Pieterson lost his life and was carried by Mbusiya Makhubu.

16 – 18 Jun @ 8pm

R150

Joburg Theatre. On Loveday Street, Braamfontein. (Tel) 0861-670-670

 

Shrek The Musical

The production is based on the popular ‘Shrek’ movie franchise by DreamWorks. It has taken 2 Broadway World Awards including Best Costume Design and Best Family Friendly Entertainment.

24 Jun – 17 Jul @ 2:30pm & 7:30pm

R150 – R290

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

 

Broken Plates

Written and performed by Renos Spanoudes, the play reveals different life stories which revolve around ‘plates’. They are not just object we eat off but capture so much in life.

22 Jun – 9 Jul @ 8:15pm (Tue – Fri), 5pm (Sat)

R70 – R140

Theatre on the Square. Cnr Rivonia Road and West Street, Sandton. (Tel) 011-883-8606

 

Parkers Comedy

Get ready for a great evening of laughter with top local comedians.

24 Jun @ 8pm

R120

Parkers Comedy and Jive. Cnr William Nicol Drive and Witkoppen Road, Montecasino, Fourways. (Tel) 011-511-0081

 

Dusty Rich Farewell

Goodbyes are never easy but Dusty Rich, the well known local comedian, is moving to Australia soon and this will be one of his last shows.

21 Jun @ 8pm

R100

Parkers Comedy and Jive. Cnr William Nicol Drive and Witkoppen Road, Montecasino, Fourways. (Tel) 011-511-0081

Comedy Central Presents: Grab the Mic

If you think you have what it takes then take it to the stage. Grab the Mic is n open mic competition that starts in June and goes till 17th August when the final will take place.

22,29 June @ 8pm

R120

Parkers Comedy and Jive. Cnr William Nicol Drive and Witkoppen Road, Montecasino, Fourways. (Tel) 011-511-0081

 

Comedy Central Roast Battle

6 comedians battle it out for the title of ‘Africa’s First Roast Battle Champion’. They each get 5 roast jokes to burn their opponents. Who will win?

30 Jun @ 8pm

R150

Parkers Comedy and Jive. Cnr William Nicol Drive and Witkoppen Road, Montecasino, Fourways. (Tel) 011-511-0081

 

Cula Mzansi

Gauteng Opera presents the three 20-minute contemporary operas: Out of Time by Peter Louis van Dijk, Tronkvoel by Martin Watt and Hani by Bongani Ndodana-Breen. 

23 – 24 Jun @ 8pm

R150

SA State Theatre. 320 Pretorius Street, Pretoria. (Tel) 012-392-4000

 

In Blood-The Musical

An inspiring showcase of talent by artists with different disabilities from various area in KZN. It is a vibrant musical supported by the National Department of the Arts.

17 – 18 Jun @ 11am (Fri), 7pm (Sat)

R100 – R200

SA State Theatre. 320 Pretorius Street, Pretoria. (Tel) 012-392-4000