Theatre Scene News

28 Sep 2017

Following the runaway success of a national tour, the award-winning play Die reuk van appels has its Cape Town premiere at the Fugard Studio Theatre. It will be presented from 17 October until 11 November, performed in Afrikaans with English surtitles.

Die reuk van ap...

30 Aug 2017

The Eric Abraham and Fugard Theatre production of KING KONG has sold out its Cape Town first run. The show ends at the Fugard Theatre on 2 September before transferring to the Mandela Theatre at the Joburg Theatre in Johannesburg from 12 September until 8 October.

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17 Jul 2017

An all South African production of the West End smash hit comedy SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE comes to the Fugard Theatre in 2017 with the best of this country's acting talent.

Eric Abraham presents a Fugard Theatre production (and South African premiere) of SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE...

28 Jun 2017

What Remains, the new play from multiple award-winning writer Nadia Davids, comes to Cape Town hot off its premiere at the main programme of the National Arts Festival. It will be performed from 6 to 12 July at Hiddingh Hall, Orange Street, Cape Town following its run...

22 May 2017

Winter is warming up with the hot June line up at the Fugard Bioscope, The Bioscope presents screenings of the best of world theatre, opera and ballet productions from companies such as the National Theatre, Royal Ballet, Bolshoi Ballet and  Royal Opera House, to be en...

17 May 2017

Nominated for six Naledi Theatre awards, the Baxter Theatre Centre presents the Market Theatre’s production of Suddenly the Storm, during Youth month.

Following its unprecedented success at the Market Theatre and the Theatre on the Square, Paul Slabolepszy’s riveting d...

Cape Town audiences now have the chance to catch the acclaimed production of Molière’s Tartuffe, directed by the award-winning Sylvaine Strike of the Fortune Cookie Theatre Company, with translation by Richard Wilbur, at the Baxter Flipside for a limited season from 18...

29 Mar 2017

Cradle of Creativity: The 19th ASSITEJ World Congress and International Theatre Festival for Children and Young Audiences is a spectacular African festival with some of the most exciting international and local theatre for young audiences set to take to the stage in Ca...

26 Mar 2017

Calling all writers! It’s SCrIBE time! Entries for submissions for The Imbewu Trust’s 2017 SCrIBE Scriptwriting Competition open on 31 March.

Now its sixth year, the SCrIBE Scriptwriting Competition is a platform for South African writers to develop their work. The nati...

After a sell-out season of Florian Zeller's THE FATHER with Marius Weyers, Anna-Mart van der Merwe stars in the SA premiere of Zeller's companion pieceTHE MOTHER.

Florian Zeller's internationally acclaimed THE MOTHER, translated from French by Christopher Hampton, has i...

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