Joburg Theatre Guide – 22Sept

Animal Farm

The story persistently transports the audience into the complex realities of not only the rise of the Soviet Union, and the power, propaganda and political corruption that was embodied in Stalin and Trotsky.

Until 2 Oct @ 8pm


The Market Theatre. Bree Street, Newtown.

(Tel) 011-832-1641


My fat friend

My Fat Friend is the story of an overly large Vicky (Michelle Botha) who owns a successful bookshop in London’s Hampstead. A handsome man walks into her life who appreciates her despite her weight but things turn out differently in the end. A must watch!

8 Sept – 2 Oct @ 8pm

R100 – R180

Pieter Toerien Main Theatre. Cnr William Nicol Drive and Wikoppen Road, Fourways.

(Tel) 011-511-1988


I turned away and she was gone

A truly enveloping story of the three main stages in the lives of women? to say that people were enchanted would be somewhat of an understatement. This is a show ? epic in scope, but intimate in execution ? that will have you thinking about the larger trajectories of your own life. It is vital stuff
15 Sept – 2 Oct @ 8:15pm


The Market Theatre. Cnr Bree and Miriam Makeba, Newtown.

(Tel) 011-832-1641



A tale of surprise, fear, cruelty, great humour and fantasy, ‘Mannequin’ features original music and brand new stories in both English and in Afrikaans.

Until 25 Sept @ 8pm

R160 – R225

Theatre of Marcellus. 64 Jones Road, Kempton Park.

(Tel) 011-928-1937


Henry Rollins

He is a passionate speaker that covers all kinds of topics during the show, including hs work experiences observationists. Sometimes hilarious whilst leaving the audience with food for thought!

1 Oct @ 8pm


Gold Reef City. Cnr Northern Parkway, Ormonde.

(Tel) 011-326-0021



The classic story told though ballet set to the musical score of Johann Strauss the second.

30 Sept – 2 Oct @ 7:30pm, 11am, 3pm

R225 – R90

Joburg Theatre. Loveday Street, Braamfontein.

(Tel) 011-877-6800