Cape Town Theatre Guide – 24 June

Jerry

Jerry tells the story of an ordinary young “computer-geek” whose life takes a turn toward the unexpected when he’s the recipient of a mysterious “life changing” pizza delivery. He is thrust into a dangerous situation which could end in defeat or a chance at heroism. From playwright and director, Jeremeo Le Cordeur.

29 June – 2 July

R40

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

 

The Firebird

Igor Stravinsky’s Firebird is at Artscape for four performances before its international tour to venues including the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles. The show is a contemporary puppet and dance performance set to Stravinsky’s original score, directed by Janni Younge (former director of Handspring Puppet Company). 

24 – 26 June

R180 – R200

Artscape Opera House, Artscape Theatre Centre, DF Malan Street, Foreshore, Tel: (021) 410 9800

 

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.

Until 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.

Until 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.

Until 25 June

R80

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

 

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