GUYS & DOLLS, THE BARBER OF SEVILLE, THE FIREBIRD and More Set for Artscape, Oct 2013-Jan 2014
Artscape Theatre Centre has announced its upcoming events, October 2013 to January 2014. Details below!
Artscape National Youth Music Competition (Theatre)
Round 1 to 3: Free
Gala round: R100
1 Oct - 5 Oct
Twenty four highly talented South African classical musicians, aged between 14 and 19 years, compete over four rounds for coveted prizes that include money, medals and special performances.
Jazzart 40th Anniversary Exhibition (Marble Foyer)
3 Oct - 27 Oct
The Jazzart Dance Theatre celebrates its 40th anniversary. The company's story unfolds in this moving exhibition, depicting the highlights of this vibrant contemporary Dance Company's growth.
The Milk Train Doesn't Stop Here Anymore (Arena)
Drama: 12 Performances
R70 to R120
4 Oct - 19 Oct
The creative team of the award-winning, internationally acclaimed, Kingdom of Earth, brings another Tennessee Williams masterpiece to Cape Town direct from its season at the Provincetown Tennessee Williams Theatre Festival in the USA.
Ons vir Jou (Opera House)
Musical: 9 Performances
R150 to R350
6 Oct - 20 Oct
This hit Afrikaans musical in a style reminiscent of Les Miserables, tells the story of the Anglo Boer War from the perspective of the Afrikaner.
Guys & Dolls (Theatre)
Musical: 26 Performances
R165 to R250
19 Oct - 10 Nov
A slick musical tale of high stakes gambling, well-meaning missionaries and unlikely romance that will sweep you from the bustling streets of 1930s New York City to the tango rhythms of a Cuban nightclub, from the comedy of the risqué Hot Box to the drama of an underground craps game.
The View (Arena)
Drama: 13 Performances
R50 to R85
24 Oct - 9 Nov
A young man sits in a prison cell in outer space, looking down at a ruined earth. Through a series of conversations the audience discover why he has been imprisoned.
Casper Goes Kakie (Opera House)
Comedy: 6 Performances
R180 to R260
31 Oct - 9 Nov
Following an incredible demand to do a full length show in English, Afrikaans comedian Casper de Vries succumbed and goes Kakie.
Bookmarks Awards (Opera House)
Awards ceremony: Once off
This glamorous awards ceremony is dubbed the 'Oscars of Digital'. Now in its sixth year, the event acknowledges excellence, creativity, execution and innovation in the digital industry.
Pretty Yende Live in Recital (Opera House)
Recital: Once off
R200 to R400
Internationally acclaimed South African born soprano Pretty Yende headlines her first ever South African tour.
Drama: 13 Performances
R50 to R85
16 Nov - 30 Nov
A policeman is accused of shooting an unarmed, innocent bystander. The inquest that follows reveals not only the cracks in his psyche, but those in the "system" he risks his life for.
Russell Brand Live - Messiah Complex Tour (Opera House)
Comedy: 2 Performances
R300 to R500
19 Nov - 20 Nov
Comedian, actor and author, Russell Brand dissects various social and religious figures and the reality of their lives through comparisons of each other.
The Barber of Seville (Theatre)
Opera: 5 Performances
R100 to R175
20 Nov - 24 Nov
The nimblest barber in Seville, Figaro is the go-to man for a close shave. And there will be close shaves aplenty when Figaro helps the love struck Count Almaviva abduct his sweetheart Rosina from her nasty guardian Don Bartolo.
99% Xhosa Comedy (Opera House)
Comedy: Once off
This show is the country's only vernacular comedy show and has earned glowing reviews from capacity venues across the country. It is a fast paced evening of fun delivered in the vernacular by a range of high profile stand up comedians.