Cape Town Theatre Guide -29Sep

After Ever After – Masque Theatre

The Masque Theatre presents a new children’s play by the Muizenberg Dramatic Society, After Ever After, a show for and with children that is suited for the whole family. This production shows audiences what happens after every fairytale and the characters live happily ever after. It is a colourful play with lots of sing-along songs and dance routines, and features the stories of Shrek, Elsa, Snow White, Puss in Boots, Pinocchio and more.

28 September to 7 October


Masque Theatre, 37 Main Rd, Muizenberg, Cape Town

021 788 1898

Police Cops in Space

The Cape Town Fringe Festival presents The Pretend Men’s critically acclaimed show Police Cops in Space as part of their programme. After his father is killed by an evil robot, Sammy Johnson, the last Police Cop in the universe, must team up with Alien fighter pilot Ranger and trusty Cyborg C9 as they embark on an intergalactic adventure across the galaxy to find Earth, avenge his father and become the best Police Cop in space.

29 September to 7 October


UCT Little Theatre, Hiddingh Campus, 37 Orange St, Gardens, Cape Town

Bunny and the Magic Hat

The Cape Town Fringe Festival presents the Bunny and the Magic Hat as part of its programme. In a backstage dressing room, the magician lays down his top-hat, hangs up his cloak and exits his quarters. Suddenly, a hungry Bunny pops out of the hat. Realising he is alone, Bunny attempts to make the ever-elusive carrot appear using the magicians wand. Unfortunately for Bunny, he finds himself being chased by a vicious tropical fish, a pair of mischievous magic balls and a terrifying tentacle from a denizen of the deep.

30 September to 7 October

R20 – R80

The Wizard of Oz Musical

The Cape Town Gilbert and Sullivan Society stages its 102nd production, The Wizard of Oz, at the Artscape Opera House. The Wizard of Oz focuses on a young Dorothy Gale dreaming of a perfect life over the rainbow. One day a twister engulfs her farm and carries her away to another world. This stage adaptation includes all the beloved songs from the classic 1939 movie musical, including Munchkin land, We’re Off to See The Wizard, Over the Rainbow and more.

16 September to 8 October

R150 – R370

Artscape Opera House, D.F Malan St, Foreshore, Cape Town

021 410 9800

Artscape’s Heritage Festival

Artscape marks Heritage Month by honouring South Africa’s cultural traditions in the wider context of the great diversity of cultures, beliefs and traditions of the country. The 2017 festival takes audiences on a journey of indigenous, contemporary and international artistic works in dance, music and jazz.

21 to 30 September

Artscape Theatre Centre, 1-10 D.F. Malan St, Foreshore, Cape Town

021 421 7839

Cape Town Fringe Festival Boy Ntulikazi

The Cape Town Fringe Festival presents a short run of the drama production Boy Ntulikazi as part of its programme. Boy Ntulikazi won the Best of Zabalaza Festival. This poignant and physical one-hander, with the accompaniment of a guitarist live on stage, delves into the challenges that determine the way individuals reflect on the world around them, while engaging directly with audiences.

28 September to 4 October

R50 – R60

Makukhanye Art Room, 117 Bida Cres, Village 4 North, Khayelitsha, Cape Town | UCT Bindery Lab, Hiddingh Campus, 37 Orange St, Gardens, Cape Town