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8/25 Louis Viljoen Brings New Play THE KINGMAKERS to Alexander Upstairs Theatre
8/26 IL VIAGGIO A REIMS at Cape Town Opera Opens Today
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UNDERMINED to Play Kalk Bay Theatre, 26-30 August Photos UNDERMINED to Play Kalk Bay Theatre, 26-30 August
(8/22/2014) - Following rave reviews and rapturous responses, Standard Bank Ovation Award winner UNDERMINED returns to Kalk Bay Theatre for a limited season from 26 to 30 August. Presented by KBT Productions and Here Manje (Pty) Ltd, directed by multiple award-winning Tara Notcutt, UNDERMINED features Nhlanhla Mkhwanazi, Luke Brown and Stefan Erasmus.


Marvin Kernelle Named New Chorus Master of Cape Town Opera Photos Marvin Kernelle Named New Chorus Master of Cape Town Opera
(8/22/2014) - This week Cape Town Opera announced the appointment of Marvin Kernelle as the new Cape Town Opera Chorus Master. Kernelle succeeds Albert Horne, who is now Chordirektor & Dirigent at Hessisches Staatstheater Wiesbaden, Germany.


VASLAV Returning to Kalk Bay Theatre This Weekend Photos VASLAV Returning to Kalk Bay Theatre This Weekend
(8/22/2014) - Following the unanimous acclaim for the new cabaret, VASLAV, Godfrey Johnson returns to perform the show for three performances only. These will take place at Kalk Bay Theatre this weekend, 22 and 23 August at 8pm with a matinee on 23 August at 14h30.


Annual Lantern Festival to Light Up Clanwilliam Next Month Photos Annual Lantern Festival to Light Up Clanwilliam Next Month
(8/20/2014) - A performance event that is one of the Western Cape's best kept secrets will once again light up the skies when the Clanwilliam Arts Project takes place this September. This will be the fourteenth time that approximately 40 facilitators from Magnet Theatre, the University of Cape Town's Drama Department, School of Fine Arts and College of Music, and talented individuals descend on Clanwilliam for a week of multidisciplinary arts magic.


Magnet Theatre to Debut I TURNED AWAY AND SHE WAS GONE Photos Magnet Theatre to Debut I TURNED AWAY AND SHE WAS GONE
(8/19/2014) - A first draft showing of Magnet Theatre's new work, I TURNED AWAY AND SHE WAS GONE will debut at the end of August. A one-woman show written and performed by Jennie Reznek, I TURNED AWAY AND SHE WAS GONE is a poetic reworking of the Persephone story.


Celebrate AFRIKAANSE MUSIEKFEES 13 at Carnival City, 4 September Photos Celebrate AFRIKAANSE MUSIEKFEES 13 at Carnival City, 4 September
(8/19/2014) - It all began on August 31, 2002: Lefra Production staged its first Afrikaans music festival in the Big Top Arena at Carnival City. Thirteen years later, bookings are open for the AFRIKAANSE MUSIEKFEES 13, which wil take place on Saturday, September 4 ay 19:00. Timeless favorites and fresh newcomers bid winter goodbye and welcome spring in spectacular fashion at the Big Top Arena at Carnival City in Gauteng's original African Music Festival!


Cirque Eloize's ID Opens at the Teatro at Montecasino Tonight Photos Cirque Eloize's ID Opens at the Teatro at Montecasino Tonight
(8/19/2014) - For 20 years now, Cirque Eloize has been taking the public and critics by storm in more than 440 cities around the world. Cirque Eloize's dazzling and energetic show entitled ID comes to South Africa for the very first time at the Teatro at Montecasino opening tonight, 19 August.


Waterfront Theatre School to Stage LEGALLY BLONDE from 27 August Photos Waterfront Theatre School to Stage LEGALLY BLONDE from 27 August
(8/18/2014) - The Waterfront Theatre Company returns to The Masque Theatre in Muizenburg this month with yet another musical that celebrates Women's Month: LEGALLY BLONDE - THE MUSICAL! With a book by Heather Hach and a score by Laurence O'Keefe and Nell Benjamin, this new production of the popular Broadway show will be brought to life by Paul Griffiths (director), Garth Tavares (musical director) and William Jones (choreography).


THE KINGMAKERS, MODERN AFRICAN and More Coming to Alexander Bar's Upstairs Theatre Photos THE KINGMAKERS, MODERN AFRICAN and More Coming to Alexander Bar's Upstairs Theatre
(8/18/2014) - A host of new shows will be running in the Upstairs theatre at the Alexander Bar and Cafe over the next month. An contemporary Cape Town institution, Alexander Bar attracts a mixed crowd of interesting locals young and old. The bar is filled with old-world charm and is engineered to get people talking. The fully eqipped Upstairs Theatre hosts a rotating schedule of intimate live performances - including live music, comedy, drama, play readings and more - It's like a little festival venue all year round.


CTO and UCT Opera Offer a Sneak Peek of IL VIAGGIO A REIMS, 26-30 August Photos CTO and UCT Opera Offer a Sneak Peek of IL VIAGGIO A REIMS, 26-30 August
(8/18/2014) - Cape Town Opera and UCT Opera School present a sneak peek of their upcoming production of IL VIAGGIO A REIMS. Watch the video here!


Paul Potts and Friends Presents International TV Show Winners Live in Concert at Montecasino Tonight Photos Paul Potts and Friends Presents International TV Show Winners Live in Concert at Montecasino Tonight
(8/16/2014) - For the first time ever, three international TV talent show winners, from different parts of the world, will appear live on one stage in a unique and highly appealing show. Paul Potts (BRITAIN'S GOT TALENT), Amira Willighagen (HOLLAND'S GOT TALENT) and James Bhemgee (SOUTH AFRICA'S GOT TALENT) will grace the stage at the magnificent Teatro at Montecasino with their powerful performances in what promises to be a special two concert experience tonight, 16th August at 8pm and Sunday 17th August at 3pm.


Artscape CEO Michael Maas to Retire in October Photos Artscape CEO Michael Maas to Retire in October
(8/15/2014) - Artscape CEO, Michael Maas, has decided to retire and is due to step down in October after heading one of South Africa's most productive theatre companies for 18 years.


Adrian Galley Returns in THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW at the Fugard Theatre Photos Adrian Galley Returns in THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW at the Fugard Theatre
(8/15/2014) - Since opening on 22 July for its return season at the Fugard Theatre, THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW has once again been thrilling audiences night after night with its divine madness - and this week sees the return of actor Adrian Galley to the role of the quirky Narrator.


Marc Lottering to Bring New One Man Show to The Baxter, 2-20 September Photos Marc Lottering to Bring New One Man Show to The Baxter, 2-20 September
(8/15/2014) - Fresh from a run at the Soho Theatre in London earlier this year, Marc Lottering brings his new one man show called THIS IS CAPTAIN LOTTERING SPEAKING to the Baxter Main Theatre for a limited season from 2 to 20 September 2014.


VASLAV Returning to Kalk Bay Theatre, 22-23 August Photos VASLAV Returning to Kalk Bay Theatre, 22-23 August
(8/13/2014) - Following the unanimous acclaim for the new cabaret, VASLAV, Godfrey Johnson returns to perform the show for three performances only. These will take place at Kalk Bay Theatre on 22 and 23 August at 8pm with a matinee on 23 August at 14h30.


 
🔀SOUTH AFRICA SHOWS
UNDERMINED in South AfricaUNDERMINED
(Runs 8/26 - 8/30)
From Jail to Yale in South AfricaFrom Jail to Yale
(Runs 9/2 - 9/6)
Rockville 2069 in South AfricaRockville 2069
(Runs 8/29 - 9/7)
One Arm in South AfricaOne Arm
(Runs 8/28 - 9/14)
���Miskien in South Africa���Miskien
(Runs 9/2 - 9/27)
Simply Broadway in South AfricaSimply Broadway
(Runs 10/10 - 10/12)
Peter Pan in South AfricaPeter Pan
(Runs 11/8 - 12/28)

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