What's On the Theatre Scene

AUNTY MERLE - IT'S A GIRL

Merle’s daughter & son-in-law, Abigail and Alan, have been married for 5 years now. They have an announcement to make. Excitement mounts in Belgravia Road Athlone & Merle simply cannot wait to be a first-time Grandmother.

Venue: Baxter Theatre
Dates: 22 Nov - 1 Feb
Time: 7:30pm
Tickets: R125 - R225

Tweet along: @BaxterTheatre

BENNY BUSHWACKER

Benny Bushwhacker – conservationist, environmental campaigner, and only man to have walked the length of Africa barefoot, reveals all about what it takes to survive the African bush… and for the African busg to survive.

Venue: Baxter Theatre
Dates: 10 Dec - 18 Jan
Time: 8:15pm
Tickets: R100 - R120

Age restriction: PG

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CALENDAR GIRLS

Tim Firth's hilarious play about a Women's Institute chapter's fundraising effort for a local hospital —they pose nude for a calendar and become media sensation. The calendar is a huge success, but friendships are put to the test with the new-found fame and questions about the real motivation behind doing the calendar.

Venue: Masque Theatre
Dates: 6 - 21 Dec
Time: 8:00pm
Tickets: R100
Tweet along: @MasqueTheatreSA

CAPE TOWN COMEDY CLUB

Cape Town`s only dedicated comedy venue, has just relocated to a historical landmark, The Pumphouse at the V&A Waterfront and runs Wednesday to Sunday with a different show each week.

Venue: The Pumphouse (VnA Waterfront)
Dates: Wednesday - Saturday
Time: 8:30pm
Tickets: R95 - R120
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@capetowncomedy

 

ENCORE

A rock inspired show filled with dance, song and crazy comedy. The show is geared to get you dancing and feeling truly festive this summer. With a cast of 7 diverse performers you are guaranteed a rock'n roller-coaster of a night. Wild energy, spectacular voices, naughty comedy, world class dance and much more.

Venue: Kalk Bay Theatre
Dates: 1 Nov- 1 Feb
Time: 8:30pm
Tickets: R190

Age restriction: 16
Tweet along:
@KalkBay_Theatre

HERE'S TO YOU - SIMON AND GARFUNKEL

Fall in love with Simon & Garfunkel all over again in this dynamic, and uplifting musical journey through more than 20 classic hits! With a sensational cast of multi-talented performers who bring their timeless music alive in a theatrical setting as a fresh take on songs that speaks to all ages.

Venue: Theatre on the Bay
Dates: 2 - 25 Apr
Time: 8:00pm
Tickets: R135 - R350

Tweet along: @TheatreOnTheBay

KINKY BOOTS THE MUSICAL

Charlie Price has reluctantly inherited his father's shoe factory, Price & Son, which is on the verge of bankruptcy. Trying to live up to his father's legacy and save his family business, Charlie finds inspiration in the form of Lola, a fabulous entertainer in need of some sturdy stilettos.

Venue: Fugard Theatre
Dates: 11 Jun - 2 Feb
Time: 8:00pm
Tickets: R160 - R460
Tweet along: @TheFugard

LATE BLOOMER

Nik Rabinowitz, South Africa’s original Xhosa-speaking, Jewish leg-spinner turned comedian’s new stand up show gets under his skin, literally, as he ruminates over his recent DNA test results and a host of other pressing issues in his thoroughly hilarious, inimitable and insensitive manner.

Venue: Baxter Theatre
Dates: 26 Nov - 4 Dec
Time: 8:00pm
Tickets: R140 - R180
Tweet along: @BaxterTheatre @nikrabinowitz

"MASTER HAROLD"... AND THE BOYS

The play devastatingly reveals how racial prejudice, especially legislated racial prejudice, insinuates itself into every social sphere of existence, until the very language of ordinary human discourse begins to reflect the policy that makes black men subservient to the power exercised by white men.

Venue: Fugard Theatre
Dates: 4 Feb - 21 Mar
Time: 8:00pm
Tickets: R180 - R250
Tweet along: @TheFugard

PETER PAN ON ICE

Take a journey to Neverland in this classic tale of magic and make-believe, spectacularly staged on real ice.

Venue: Artscape Opera House
Dates: 15 Jan - 2 Feb

Time: 7:30pm

Tickets: R125 - R450
Tweet along: @PieterToerien

PUTTING IT TOGETHER

A musical revue filled with songs from more than a dozen Stephen Sondheim musicals. There is a wealth of musical talent in the cast of five, backed on stage by a live band of equally talented musicians.

Venue: Milnerton Playhouse
Dates: 22 Nov - 14 Dec

Time: 8:00pm

Tickets: R95 - R105
Tweet along: @MilnertonPlayho

THE LYING KING - CIRCLE OF LAUGHS

South African funnyman Alan Committie returns for his annual year-end comedy show. Once again, he will take a slightly skewered look at events from the past year, outline the comically bizarre possibilities for the following 12 months and try to make audiences laugh their way through the eye-popping confusion of modern day living.

Venue: Theatre on the Bay

Dates: 10 Dec - 24 Jan

Time: 8:00pm

Tickets: R108 - R220

Tweet along: @TheatreOnTheBay

THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW

You have to experience the legendary musical extravaganza that tells the story of Brad and his fiancee Janet, two squeaky clean college kids who meet Dr Frank`n`Furter by chance when their car breaks down outside his house whilst on their way to visit their favourite college professor.

Venue: Artscape Opera House

Dates: 6 Dec - 12 Jan

Time: 8:00pm

Tickets: R100 - R500

Tweet along: @PieterToerien

VULTURE PRODUCTIONS SHOWCASE

Presenting three unique stories; #JerryanUnconventionalHero, #DudewasmyBakkie? and #Mama each story focusing and exploring with Cape-Coloured culture and the Afrikaaps dialect.

Venue: Baxter Theatre (Masambe)

Dates: 19 - 28 Nov

Time: 8:00pm

Tickets: R80 - R120

Tweet along: @BaxterTheatre

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