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 Joburg Theatre
With three theatres, a News Café, eight function rooms for private dining or corporate functions, dance studios and Space.com (a facility within the theatre complex for the achievement of community development goals), the Joburg Theatre is an exciting, bustling venue from early morning to late at night. It offers theatre-goers a wide choice: from classical ballet and comedy, to drama, pantomime, intimate single-handers, and full ensemble productions as well as special fare for youngsters. It also gives performers, musicians, writers, directors, designers, and technicians the space and opportunities to develop their skills in a commercially viable environment.
Address: 163 Civic Boulevard, Braamfontein, Johannesburg, Gauteng
The parking entrance for evening and weekend parking is at the corner of Simmonds and Stiemens Streets, Braamfontein. Parking costs R20 per vehicle.
Phone: +27 11 877 6800