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Lend an ear… It’s Chicago and all that jazz!

A nightclub singer, a double murder, a smooth-talking lawyer and a cell block of sin, surrounded by the razzle-dazzle of the world’s sexiest musical: Chicago. Now on stage at Artscape, Cape Town, until 14 April, then playing at Montecasino’s Teatro, Johannesburg, from 20 April to

Artscape Humanity Arts Festival

The 2018 Women’s Humanity Arts Festival

It is with pride and heartfelt thanks to women from all walks of life that Artscape hosts yet another Artscape Women’s Humanity Arts Festival this August to celebrate them and their relentless work encapsulated in the theme ‘A Spotlight on Cultural Diversity: Transformation & Healing

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

Alice in Wonderland

Mad About Alice

Musical version of Alice in Wonderland at the Canal Walk Theatre. Join Alice as she tumbles down the rabbit hole for an unforgettable adventure through Wonderland. Audiences of all ages will be enchanted by a Garden of Singing Flowers; learn lessons from a Caterpillar; have

Artscape

Creating a culture of excellence

Between Table Mountain and Table Bay, the City of Cape Town boasts a cosmopolitan mix of historic and modern landmarks. One of these is Artscape Theatre Centre on the Foreshore, home to the Artscape performing arts company.      Established 40 years ago as the

Dynamo

Dynamo brings his magic live tour to SA in May

He’s walked on water across the river Thames, levitated in front of Christ the Redeemer in Rio de Janeiro and walked down the outside of the L.A times building; he’s predicted the Soccer World Cup outcome and taken a trip on the side of a

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

Two Extra Illusionists Shows Added at the Teatro

     Following its sell-out season in Cape Town, The Illusionists Direct from Broadway featuring eight of the world’s finest magicians opened at Montecasino’s Teatro on Wednesday, 14 February 2018 and runs until Sunday, 11 March 2018.      Owing to popular demand and the

Knights of Theatre come to the aid of stroke-stricken performer

In the spirit of ‘Knights of Theatre’, Pieter Toerien – South Africa’s top theatre producer – alongside Alan Committie – comedian, actor, director and producer and legendary entertainer – and show and “African Footprint” producer, Richard Loring, have joined arms to present a special fundraising

Unisa voice competition reaches final stretch

The finalists of the Classical Category of the Unisa International Voice Competition have just been announced. They are the South African sopranos Thembinkosi Magagula, Palesa Malieloa and Cecilia Rangwanasha. They will compete on Saturday 03 February at 19:00 in the Z K Matthews Great Hall.

Planet Mirth

PLANET MIRTH – a funny look at everything… in HD!

It’s the start of a new year which means it’s time for SA funnyman Alan Committie to bring us another hilarious look at the world around us…      In this, his 20th one-man comedy show, Committie presents a docu-comedy in the highest definition and promises

Playhouse

Festive Spirit abounds at the Playhouse this December!

Back by popular demand, The Playhouse Company presents A Christmas Celebration, a festive extravaganza for the whole family!      A Christmas Celebration is set to light up the Playhouse Opera Theatre stage from 22 to 24 December. Directed by renowned theatre giant Ralph Lawson, A Christmas Celebration promises

SANYO

Green-and-gold orchestra comes to Gauteng this December

The National Youth Orchestra, South Africa’s symphonic national team, will perform in Johannesburg and Pretoria during December 2017. Their programme includes one of the orchestra’s favourites, the Fourth Symphony of Tchaikovsky – and Stravinsky’s playful neo-classical Pulcinella Suite. These performances will be done under the baton of

Cinderella on Ice

Ice champions return in Cinderella on Ice

The Imperial Ice Stars return to the Teatro, Montecasino, with Cinderella on Ice, a new interpretation of the classic tale from 1 December to 7 January. The world-famous Imperial Ice Stars won international critical acclaim and five-star reviews with their previous tours of The Sleeping

Playhouse

Festive Spirit abounds at the Playhouse this December!

Back by popular demand, The Playhouse Company presents A Christmas Celebration, a festive extravaganza for the whole family! A Christmas Celebration is set to light up the Playhouse Opera Theatre stage from 21 to 24 December. Directed by renowned theatre giant Ralph Lawson, A Christmas Celebration promises to deliver

Yusuf / Cat Stevens

Yusuf / Cat Stevens returns with ‘The Laughing Apple’

Yusuf / Cat Stevens, one of the most influential singer-songwriters of all time, will release his highly anticipated new album, The Laughing Apple, under his Cat-O-Log Records logo exclusively through Decca Records, the same label that launched his career 50 years ago. Looking back and

Abdullah Ibrahim

Abdullah Ibrahim to present two solo concerts in Cape Town in October

South Africa’s most distinguished pianist, Abdullah Ibrahim, will present two solo piano concerts at the Artscape Theatre on 13 and 14 October 2017. The highly anticipated programme showcases Mr Ibrahim’s compositions spanning the past seventy years, influenced by people, places and events that have impacted his life

Oppikoppi

Me Now, The Mango Picker

Now in its twenty-third year, OppiKoppi has announced it is here to stay. Ranked the fourth best music festival in the world, this October will see the festival continue to do its part to change the country and bring people together in a spontaneous and

Phenomenal woman

Phenomenal Women

For Women’s Month in August, The Playhouse Company will present its famed South African Women’s Arts Festival (SAWAF). Marking the Company’s twenty-first Festival, the event is themed ‘phenomenal woman’ to commemorate South African women in all aspects of life – in the arts and live

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