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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 South African State Theatre

South African State Theatre

Located in the heart of the Tshwane CBD, and originally named the Pretoria State Theatre, The South African State Theatre complex was designed to showcase arts of every genre and houses a complete range of industry support services under one roof. The theatre complex is home to a variety of comedy, dance, drama, opera, and poetry events, and frequently hosts performing arts festivals in its expansive venue.

Address: 320 Pretorius Street, Tshwane, 0002
Contact details:
Phone: 012 392 4000

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