Cape Town Theatre Guide – 11Nov

Over There

When Franz’s mother escaped to the West Berlin with one of her identical twin boys, she left the other behind. 25 years later, Karl crosses the border in search of his twin. As history takes an unexpected turn, the brothers must struggle to reconnect. Written by Mark Ravenhill, directed and designed by Fred Abrahamse, and starring Marcel Meyer and Francis Chouler.

Until 19 November

R140 – R150

Alexander Upstairs Theatre, 76 Strand Street, Cape Town

Tel: (021) 300 1088


The Heroin Diaries

Craig is a heroin dealer. At 34 he’s been a using drug addict for 20 years and finally his lifestyle is catching up to him. He is planning to check out quietly, the way he always knew he would, by overdose.

But when a young girl, Leila arrives at his flat searching for her own oblivion, he is given one last chance to question the life he’s lead thus far, and perhaps to choose a different ending.

7 – 26 November @ 9pm

R70 – R100

Alexander Upstairs Theatre, 76 Strand Street, Cape Town

Tel: (021) 300 1088


Everyone Has It

It is suddenly endangered. Under attack humanity becomes compromised and darkness threatens to reign. A story about the reconnection between humanity and itself, nature and its divine Shadow. It is integrated with movement, dance, puppetry, drama and visual art. A collaborative initiative to celebrate and showcase the outcome of the Creative Arts Incubator Programme.

Until 13 November


Artscape Arena, DF Malan Street, Foreshore, Cape Town

Tel: (021) 410 9800


My Fat Friend – Tobie Cronje

The story of a large Vicky (Michelle Botha) who owns a successful bookshop in London’s Hampstead. She eats comfort food to make up for her boring existence. She finds herself caught in a love triangle with her friend and lodger, Henry (Tobie Cronje) and her tenant, James (Jeremy Richards). A stranger, Tom (Charlie Bouguenon), stumbles into her bookshop looking for a travel book. The two hit it off and agree to keep in touch while Tom is away. 

Until 26 November @ 8pm

R100 – R180

Theatre on the Bay, Link Road, Camps Bay

Tel: (021) 438 3301