Cape Town Theatre Guide – 23 Sept

Puppet Guy

South Africa’s comedic ventriloquist Conrad Koch returns to Cape Town with his latest comedy show for two performances. Puppet Guy showcases the guy behind the puppets with a unique take on ventriloquism. Audiences are introduced to new characters in an inventive, creative and interactive way. 

23 & 24 September @ 8:15pm


Baxter Theatre, Main Road, Rondebosch, Tel: (021) 685 7880


Big Boys The Third

The Big Boys’ return with a third installment of the popular two hander performed by Ash and Brad Searle. Fresh, innovative dance routines and larger-than-life action is performed by the multi-award winning duo. 

Until 15 October @ 8:30pm


Kalk Bay Theatre, 52 Main Road, Kalk Bay

Tel: (021) 788 7257


Nik Rabinowitz: FortyNights

The Constantia native delivers one liners which are relatable and reflect the events in 2016 so far and to come.

Until 28 September @ 7pm – 10pm


Café Roux, Chapmans Peak Drive, Noordhoek

Tel: (021) 789 2538


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


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


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