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The South African theatres you should know

South Africa is home to some of the most innovative and dedicated theatre-makers in the world. Naturally, we’ve also got a superb selection of theatres.

From Johannesburg’s iconic Market Theatre to The Artscape in Cape Town, we’ve put together a brief directory of some of the top South African theatre venues that are worth paying a visit to in order to see some of your favourite productions, thespians, musicals, and more.

The Playhouse Theatre

Playhouse Theatre Company

Love Africa, love theatre! The Playhouse is a meeting place for people who love the performing arts, especially residents of Durban and KwaZulu-Natal. It’s a space for healing and the spirit of Ubuntu. Everyone is welcome to experience some of the best artistic, cultural, and educational performances on offer. Entertaining patrons across all walks of life in a professional, responsible, and accessible manner, the Playhouse affirms exceptional talent and sees it shine.

Take a virtual tour of The Playhouse here.

Address: 231 Anton Lembede Street, Durban
Contact details:
Phone: +27 31 369 9555

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