Cape Town Theatre Guide – 26Aug

Karoo Moose
Winner of 15 top South African awards, Lara Foot’s Karoo Moose returns to the stage with the original cast, including Zoleka Helesi, Mdu Kweyama, Bongile Mantsai, Thami Mbongo, Chuma Sopotela and Apollo Ntshoko. Performed in English with isiXhosa, the story takes place in a remote and impoverished village in the Karoo.
31 August – 24 September
Baxter Golden Arrow Studio, Rondebosch, Tel: (021) 685 7880

Rememberting the Lux
The production pays tribute to the iconic Luxurama Theatre, one of Cape Town’s grand old dames of cinema and entertainment. Written and directed by Izobell and Baxter CEO and artistic director Lara Foot, Remembering the Lux was the undisputed highlight of the festive season and returns to bring to life and celebrate the history of the legendary Luxurama through charming anecdotes and classic hit songs.
25 August – 17 September
R140 – R160
Baxter Theatre, Rondebosch, Tel: (021) 685 7880

We Didn’t Come to Hell for the Croissants
7 Deadly Sins. 7 writers. 7 new stories. Jemma Kahn and her side-kick return in the sequel to the international cult hit, The Epicene Butcher. With Roberto Pombo. Directed by Lindiwe Matshikiza.
Until 27 August
R120 – R140
Alexander Bar & Café, 76 Strand Street, Tel: (021) 300 1088

Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek
Internationally acclaimed and multiple award-winning playwright Athol Fugard returns with his new play: a story inspired by farm worker Nukain Mabuza – an artist living in pre-liberation South Africa.
Until 24 September
R140 – R180
Fugard Theatre, Corner Caledon & Lower Buitenkant Street, District Six, Cape Town, Tel: (021) 461 4554

Naledi award nominated production, Hinterland revolves around a fictional meeting between Cecil John Rhodes and Sol Plaatje while Kimberley is besieged during the Anglo-Boer War.
Until 1 September
Artscape Theatre Centre, D.F. Malan Street, Foreshore, Cape Town, Tel: (021) 410 9800

Joseph and the Technicolor Dreamcoat
Director Paul Warwick Griffin presents the award-winning musical Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, including popular songs ‘Any Dream Will Do’ and ‘Close Every Door’. Featuring Earl Gregory, Bianca Le Grange and Jonathan Roxmouth.
Until 5 November
R125 – R350
Theatre on the Bay, Camps Bay, Link Road, Camps Bay, Tel: (021) 438 3301

Pay Back The Curry
Mike van Graan’s Pay Back the Curry comprises a series of comedic sketches that entertain and engage audiences. Produced by Siv Ngesi and directed by Rob van Vuuren, this production features the multi-talented Daniel Richards depicting a variety of characters (and caricatures) commenting on all things contemporary.
Until 27 August
Baxter Theatre Centre, Main Road, Rondebosch, Tel: (021) 685 7880

Clydebourne Park
Russ and Bev are selling their two-bedroom Chicago Bungalow in Clybourne Park which enables the first black family to move into the neighbourhood, creating discontent amongst the white suburbanites of Clybourne Park.
Until 1 October
R120 – R250
Fugard Theatre, Corner Caledon & Lower Buitenkant Street, District Six, Cape Town, Tel: (021) 461 4554

Slava’s Snowshow
The multi-award-winning comedy drama Slava’s Snowshow tours South Africa, a unique wordless visual clown show, that creates a universal world which is spontaneous, interactive and an entertaining journey under a snowy blanket.
Until 28 August
R175 – R400
Artscape Theatre Centre, DF Malan Street, Foreshore, Cape Town, Tel: (021) 410 9800