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Cape Town Opera Tosca

Cape Town Opera’s Tosca comes to Johannesburg and Cape Town

From 21 to 30 July 2023, Cape Town Opera (CTO) will present Tosca, Puccini’s powerful opera, to Johannesburg audiences at the Nelson Mandela Theatre in Braamfontein before moving to the Artscape Opera House in Cape Town from 12 to 17 September 2023.  The highly anticipated grand-scale production will be directed by CTO’s

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Cape Town City Ballet’s Captivating Autumn/Winter Season

Bookings are now open for Cape Town City Ballet’s captivating 2019 Autumn/Winter Season. A combined celebration of modern classics and historical popular favourites, Cape Town City Ballet’s (CTCB) recently announced line up at the Artscape Opera House includes Amaranth from 22 June to 7 July and

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An audacious three genre performance is coming to Artscape

An audacious three genre performance is coming to Artscape led by 2019 Standard Bank Young Artist for Jazz, Mandla Mlangeni, featuring the Cape Town Philharmonic Orchestra and the Gugulethu Voices Choir. The Amandla Freedom Ensemble led by Mandla Mlangeni, the 2019 Standard Bank Young Artist

Mandela Trilogy

A musical tribute to the life of Nelson Mandela

Cape Town Opera (CTO), in association with Wales Millennium Centre, joins Naspers and Artscape to celebrate the Mandela Centenary with two concert performances of the widely travelled Mandela Trilogy at the Artscape Opera House.      Thato Machona, Musanete Sakupwanya and Aubrey Lodewyk star as

West Side Story returns!

West Side Story, a production by Eric Abraham and the Fugard Theatre, exploded onto the Cape Town stage in the winter of 2015, onto the Joburg scene in early 2017 and, due to overwhelming demand, will return to the Artscape Opera House stage for one

Mozart and Salieri

Mozart en pointe

Cape Town City Ballet opens 2018 with a bang with a rousing adaptation of Aleksandr Puškin’s short story, Mozart and Salieri. Exquisite period costumes, a superb score and cutting edge projections: this is ballet like Cape Town has never seen before.      Marc Goldberg,


Priscilla extends Joburg season

Showtime Management, SA Producer of the international hit musical, Priscilla Queen of the Desert, has announced the extension of the Johannesburg season at The Teatro, Montecasino. The show opened on 29 April and although originally scheduled to close on 28 May, popular demand has led to


Matthew Wild Reveals the Art of Directing Musicals

Find out what it takes to direct South African musicals from Matthew Wild, one of the most versatile and prolific South African theatre directors of his generation. Equally at home staging operas, musicals, new plays and classic texts, Matthew Wild’s productions have been seen on stages

A Spartacus of Africa Announces its Stellar Cast

Opening at the Joburg Theatre on 4 June and at Artscape’s Opera House in Cape Town on 27 June, A Spartacus of Africa is gearing up to treat audiences to the world premiere of this magnificent large-scale ballet. Veronica Paeper, South Africa’s acclaimed choreographer, has

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