Marat / Sade
A depiction of class struggle and human suffering that questions whether true revolution comes from changing society or changing oneself. The confrontation between two revolutionary thinkers: Jean-Paul Marat and the Marquis de Sade, takes place against the backdrop of a theatre production by the inmates of the Charenton asylum.
Until 23 March
R100 – R160
Baxter Theatre, Main Road, Rondebosch
Tel: (021) 685 7880
Chapter 2 Section 9
This play teases apart the complication of sexual identity from how one’s relatives respond to it, to church values and ‘unafricaness’.
Until 11 March
R80 – R150
Baxter Golden Arrow Studio, Main Road, Rondebosch
Tel: (021) 6857880
Cape Town International Animation Festival
The festival provides a platform and marketplace for the fast-growing African animation industry, hosting business-to-business sessions, producer events, networking opportunities and government panel discussions in addition to student competitions, an outreach programme and outdoor screenings.
3 – 5 March @ 10am
Full Festival Pass R100 – R500 | Day Pass R350 | Masterclass R500 | Screenings R40
River Club, Liesbeeck Parkway, Observatory Road, Observatory
Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat
Retelling the Biblical story of Joseph and his coat of many colours, this musical is packed full of unforgettable songs including Any Dream Will Do and Close Every Door To Me. With a cast of 23 musical theatre performers and dancers the play stars Earl Gregory, Nádine, Jonathan Roxmouth and Anton Luitingh and is directed by Paul Warwick Griffin.
Until 8 April
R95 – R350
Theatre on The Bay, Link Road, Camps Bay
Tel: (021) 438 3301
The Mother, written by Florian Zeller and directed by Janice Honeyman, premiers in South Africa with an all-South African cast headed by Anna-Mart van der Merwe. Translated from French by Christopher Hampton, this drama follows the premiere of its companion piece, The Father, directed by Greg Karvellas.
Until 7 March
R130 – R160
Fugard Theatre, Corner Caledon & Harrington Street, District Six
Tel: (021) 461 4554