Cape Town Theatre Guide – 2Sep

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.
Until 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.
Until 17 September
R140 – R160
Baxter Theatre, Rondebosch, Tel: (021) 685 7880

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

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 10 September
Kalk Bay Theatre, 52 Main Road, Kalk Bay, Tel: (021) 788 7257

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