Cape Town Theatre Guide -3Mar

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

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