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The winners of this year’s Fleur du Cap Theatre Awards reflected a dynamic, healthy mix of emergent and established local talent, in the view of panel judging chair Africa Melane. “The tough economic times of recent years did not rob theatre and opera lovers of an exce...

The Fugard Theatre has announced it will soon be launching a new digital platform through its website.

The Fugard Theatre has been closed since 16 March as a result of the continuing spread of the COVID-19 virus, the restrictions on public gatherings, and the subsequen...

The cast has been revealed for The Fugard Theatre’s South African premiere production of Terrence McNally’s hilarious Tony Award winning farce IT’S ONLY A PLAY.  

Presented by The Fugard Theatre, IT’S ONLY A PLAY will run in The Fugard Theatre from 14 April 2020. The pr...

The Fleur du Cap Theatre Awards 2020 Nominees are:

BEST NEW SOUTH AFRICAN SCRIPT

  • The Cenotaph of Dan wa Moriri | Gerard Bester, William Harding and Tony B. Miyambo 

  • The Hucksters | Louis Viljoen

  • The Room | Brent Palmer

  • G7: Okwe Bokhwe (Like/Of a goat)...

Following the wild success of the inaugural first year, the mother of all comedy festivals, the  Mother City Comedy Festival returns by popular demand to the Baxter Studio Theatre from 11 to 29 February.

With more than 45 comedians performing in 40 shows over three week...

Stand-up comic Nik Rabinowitz returns to the Baxter Concert Hall from November 26th with his latest special LATE BLOOMER.

South Africa’s original Xhosa-speaking, Jewish leg-spinner turned comedian’s new stand up show gets under his skin, literally, as he ruminates ove...

Following an acclaimed premiere at the Klein Karoo Nasionale Kunstefees, a new production of Athol Fugard’s powerful classic, STATEMENTS AFTER AN ARREST UNDER THE IMMORALITY ACT, comes to The Fugard Studio Theatre from 17 September for a limited season.

Presented by Eri...

Eric Abraham, The Fugard Theatre and its Artistic Director Greg Karvellas, have announced the new line up for their 2020 Season - 10 Years and Counting.

2020 marks The Fugard Theatre's 10th birthday and to celebrate this milestone, this new season honours South African...

Following the incredible success of the ASSITEJ World Congress and International Theatre Festival for Children and Young Audiences in 2017, ASSITEJ SA has launched Cradle of Creativity, a new international festival of Theatre for Young Audiences (TYA). Cradle of Creati...

Due to an overwhelming response, The Fugard Theatre’s production of multiple Tony-Award winning musical KINKY BOOTS has been extended for a final time. Bookings are now open until 2 February 2020. Presented by Eric Abraham and The Fugard Theatre, this is the first non-...

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