Cape Town Theatre Guide -14July

Jive Cape Town Funny Festival

The country’s leading comedy festival returns with its 13th award-winning selection of local and international stars. Featuring a stellar cast including Alan Committie as MC, Marc Lottering, Captain Frodo and Mario Queen of the Circus.

10 July to 6 August

R190

Baxter Theatre Centre, Main Rd, Rondebosch, Cape Town

021 685 7880

Brother Love 2

After a successful run of Brother Love, the Adams Brothers return to the stage in the follow-up, Brother Love 2. Taking you down the journey of how growing up in the entertainment industry influenced their lives, this show is filled with music, song and dance. A show filled with laughter and heartfelt moments fit for the whole family.

12 to 20 July, 8PM

R120

Joseph Stone Auditorium, Protea St & Klipfontein Rd, Athlone

021 637 1268

The Three Little Pigs

The Lilliput Players present The Three Little Pigs, a fairytale classic with a modern twist and a happy ending. This children’s production takes place in the Karoo where the three little pigs leave their farm to build houses of their own. One wants to be a dancer, another wants to be a singer and the third wants to be a successful businessman. The big bad wolf pretends to be a travelling salesman in order to get into their homes but has to resort to blowing the houses down.

13 to 22 July 2017, 10.30AM to 11.30AM

R75

Nassau Theatre, Groote Schuur High School, 77 Palmyra Rd, Newlands, Cape Town

021 558 2650, 083 364 8284

Sister Act – The Musical

The Artscape Theatre presents an amateur production of the Tony-award winning musical comedy Sister Act – The Musical by The Waterfront Theatre College. Sister Act tells the story of a woman forced into hiding who, while helping a convent of sisters to discover their voices, finally discovers her own. The play, based on the hit film featuring Whoopi Goldberg, features original songs by Oscar winner Alan Menkin.

12 to 15 July, 8PM

R150

Artscape Arena, Artscape Theatre Centre, D.F. Malan St, Foreshore, Cape Town

021 410 9800

The Echo of a Noise

Having performed alone on stage over seven thousand times, Pieter-Dirk Uys has learnt that every show is the first and last performance. Now in his 70th year, Pieter-Dirk glances back at those small signs that subconsciously pointed him in the right and original direction. His father Hannes Uys, his mother Helga Bassel, his grandmothers, his teachers, his passions and making a noise when everyone demanded silence.

Until 15 July, 5PM/8PM

R100 – R190

Theatre on the Bay, Link Rd, Camps Bay, Cape Town

021 438 3301

More Adventures of Noddy

The Artscape Theatre presents Enid Blyton’s More Adventures of Noddy, adapted by acclaimed children’s dramatist David Wood. More Adventures of Noddy is directed by Cheryl Abromowitz and Caryn Reznik. Children are able to participate in activities, such as face painting, colouring in, puzzles, play tents and bike rides prior to the performance.

Until 15 July, 10.30AM to 11.30AM

R90

Artscape Theatre Foyer, Artscape Theatre Centre, D.F. Malan St, Foreshore, Cape Town

021 421 7839

Cathy and the Trolley Dollies

Gate69 presents the drag and cabaret show Cathy and the Trolley Dollies, a comedic take on the airline industry, starring Cathy Specific and her air hostess sidekicks, Holly and Molly.

Until 29 July, 7PM

R550

Gate69, 87 Bree St, CBD, Cape Town

021 035 1627