Cape Town Theatre Guide -21Apr

“Kaapse Stories” at The Rockwell Dinner Theatre

A quirky mix of songs and stories that speak to the heart of every Capetonian and everyone who’s ever loved the Mother City. This popular dinner experience, which has surpassed 1000 shows over five years, has moved from Richard’s Bistro in Sea Point to The Rockwell Theatre.

18 April 7:30PM to 10PM

R480

32 Prestwich St Green Point

021 418 2441

Funny Girl – The Musical

This international smash hit, semi-biographical musical, based on the life and career of Broadway star, film actress and comedienne Fanny Brice features some of the most iconic songs in film and theatre history, including “People” and “Don’t Rain On My Parade”.

18 April, 4PM & 8PM

R130 – R350

The Fugard Theatre, Caledon Street, Cape Town

021 4614554

Madama Butterfly

Puccini’s Madama Butterfly is one of
the most popular of all operas, with ravishing music and a heartbreaking story of a loving geisha deserted by
a callous American husband. Much-loved soprano Ermonela Jaho sings
the title role for the first time at Covent Garden, in Moshe Leiser and Patrice Caurier’s stunningly beautiful production.

23 April 11AM

R100

The Fugard Theatre, Caledon Street, Cape Town

021 4614554

Tartuffe

Exploring the way in which people are easily manipulated by symbols of power and honeyed words, Tartuffe is one of Molière’s masterpieces, an uneasy comedy with a potent message at its core.

18 April to 29 April 7PM

R60 – R160

Baxter Theatre Centre, Main Road, Rondebosch

021 685 7880

Scenes from an Execution

A play by British playwright Howard Barker, directed by Clare Stopford and starring Jennifer Steyn, about the relationship between the artist and the state. Jennifer Steyn, A Doll’s House and The Inconvenience of Wings, performs as Galactia, an impossibly transgressive artist, commissioned by the Venetian republic to create a painting celebrating the triumph of Venice at the Battle of Lepanto in 1571.

30 March to 22 April, 7.30PM

R100 – R160

Baxter Theatre Centre, Main Rd, Rondebosch

021 685 7880