Cape Town Theatre Guide -26May

Cradle of Creativity

The event offers rich diversity and opportunities for local audiences and artists, and will take place across Cape Town at the Artscape, the Baxter, Cape Town City Hall, as well as at Cultural Hubs in Atlantis, Gugulethu, Langa and Philippi. The 64 productions on offer include works for babies, toddlers, and teens, where audiences see a celebration of intercultural exchange with works from around the world.

Until 27 May

021 914 2751

Tiger Bay the Musical

The story is set in Cardiff, Wales at the turn of the last century, with the majority of the action taking place at the docklands of Tiger Bay. The powerfully evocative story will introduce the audience to a multitude of characters; from the Marquis of Bute, believed to be the world’s wealthiest man at the time, to a recently exiled Zulu prince, coming to Tiger Bay for answers and revenge.

20 to 27 May, 6PM

R100 – R400

Artscape Theatre, D F Malan Street, Foreshore

021 410-9800

Andre the Hilarious Hypnotist

Roxy Revue Bar presents Andre the Hilarious Hypnotist, who entertains audiences with his dry wit, offbeat sense of humour and ability to get members of the audience to do various strange and weird routines on stage. Andre makes his volunteers impersonate everything from a washing machine, typewriter and goldfish to Superman and a sprinkler.

3 May to 4 June 8PM/5PM/3PM


Roxy Revue Bar, GrandWest Casino & Entertainment World, Jakes Gerwel Drive, Goodwood

021 505 7777

The Play that Goes Wrong

When they attempt to put on a complicated 1920’s murder mystery play, everything that could possibly go wrong, does, and audiences find the resulting chaos so funny that the entire theatre ends up in complete, total, happy disarray, night after night. Directed by Comedian Alan Comittie.

Until 17 June 7:30PM/8PM/4PM

R100 – R250

Theatre on the Bay, Link Road, Camps Bay

021 4383300

Funny Girl, The Musical

This musical classic tells the fascinating and bitter-sweet story of Fanny Brice whose vocal talents and comedic ability see her rise from a Brooklyn music hall singer to Broadway star, and her tempestuous relationship with gambler Nicky Arnstein. Featuring iconic songs including ‘People’ and ‘Don’t Rain on My Parade’.

Until 3 June, 8PM/4PM

R130 – R150

The Fugard Theatre, Cnr Caledon & Lower Buitenkant St, Cape Town

021 461 4554