Cape Town Theatre Guide – 21Oct

The Audience

The Fugard Theatre’s Live Encore Series presents a screening of the award winning West End production, The Audience. Starring Helen Mirren as Queen Elizabeth II, the play imagines the weekly private meetings between The Queen and her Prime Ministers, giving counsel on matters both personal and public. Written by Peter Morgan (The Queen) and directed by Stephen Daldry (Billy Elliot, The Hours).

23 October @ 11am


The Fugard Theatre, Corner Caledon & Lower Buitenkant Street, District Six

Tel: (021) 461 4554


The Finkelsteins are Coming to Dinner

A comedy-drama about love, death and sex. While grappling with a sense of alienation and the spirit of his tragically deceased mother, Nate, a gay artist, falls in love with James. His delightfully strange and unusual model.

Until 22 October @ 7pm


Alexander Bar, Café & Theatre, 76 Strand Street, Cape Town

Tel: (021) 300 1088


The Pincurls

Starring Nacia Kruger, Anlia V Rensburg & Shannyn Fourie in a jazzy three-part harmony, vintage cabaret.

Until 22 October


Kalk Bay Theatre & Restaurant, 52 Main Road, Cape Town

Tel: (021) 7887257


Schalk Bezuidenhout – Second Language

The award-winning stand-up comedian recently debuted the show in which he explores his conservative upbringing in Kempton Park (Johannesburg) with his current liberal outlook on life. 

20 – 22 October


Baxter Theatre Centre, Main Road, Rondebosch

Tel: (021) 685 7880


The Fall

They share their personal stories and experiences of this groundbreaking period. It is an extremely powerful body of work, which is informative, enlightening and healing.

Until 29 October

R60 – R150

Baxter Theatre, Main Road, Rondebosch

Tel: (021) 685 7880


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