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Save The Pedestals

28 Mar - 30 Mar

Based on the story by South African writer Ivan Vladislavic, under the direction of acclaimed choreographer/director Robin Orlin, with puppets by the Tony Award-winning Handspring Puppet Company, it follows the adventures of two struggle comrades who find themselves in a world of public monuments that have passed their sell-by date. Maverick dance maven Orlyn takes […] More

Sainthood

6 Feb - 23 Feb

Sainthood is a theatrical play that was made in 2017 at the University of Cape Town from a collection of true stories from interviews conducted by the director and playwright, Tiisetso Mashifane wa Noni. The interviews were centred around the masculine culture cultivated in male dominated spaces such as unisex schools. From there, the interviews […] More

RAW Festival

10 Dec - 5 Jan

R75 Early Bird for all performances – Valid until 10 December! For the first time ever, The RAW Fest brings 180 amazing acts in 20 mind blowing shows, exclusively to The Baxter Theatre this festive season! Real Art Wednesdays (RAW) is an event that showcases the best performers from Cape Town under one roof! You can […] More

Zabalaza Theatre Festival 2019

8 Mar - 16 Mar

Applications for the 2019 Zabalaza Theatre Festival has already closed. The ninth annual festival will take place from 8 to 16 March 2019 and will once again commence with the exciting Zabalaza Weekend on Saturday 9 and Sunday 10 March. Widely regarded as one of the premier development programmes in the country, having received great […] More

Dry White

18 Dec - 12 Jan

Having recovered from his early-onset midlife crisis just in time for Cape Town to almost run out of water, stand-up comic Nik Rabinowitz decided to explore the recent water crisis for his new show "Dry White", mostly because everyone thought the drought would last forever, which ICYMI - it didn't #SpoilerAlert. More

Aunty Merle the Musical

3 Dec - 5 Jan

Popular Comedian Marc Lottering’s most beloved character, Aunty Merle Abrahams from Belgravia Road in Athlone, sashays back onto the stage for a return season of the musical-comedy AUNTY MERLE, THE MUSICAL. More

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Dry White

18 Dec - 12 Jan
Having recovered from his early-onset midlife crisis just in time for Cape Town to almost run out of water, stand-up comic Nik
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Dry White

Morning Melodies: Aviva & Friends

19 Dec
Join Aviva and Friend as they dazzle audiences at the final Morning Melodies Concert for 2018!
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Morning Melodies: Aviva & Friends

Sainthood

6 Feb - 23 Feb
Sainthood is a theatrical play that was made in 2017 at the University of Cape Town from a collection of true stories from interviews
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Sainthood

Zabalaza Theatre Festival 2019

8 Mar - 16 Mar
Applications for the 2019 Zabalaza Theatre Festival has already closed. The ninth annual festival will take place from 8 to 16 March
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Zabalaza Theatre Festival 2019

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