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The home of outstanding South African performance since 1977, and the cultural gateway to the University of Cape Town.More

Call for applications for the 2016 Baxter Dance Festival

27 May - 24 Jun

The Baxter Dance Festival is now calling for applications for the 2016 programme Following the unprecedented success of the Baxter Dance Festival last year (where close to 80 choreographers participated), the organisers are now calling for applications  for 2016 from dance studios, schools, companies, groups and independent dance-makers, as well as proposals from choreographers (including […] More

Karoo Moose

31 Aug - 24 Sep

Since its world premiere in 2007, Lara Foot’s Karoo Moose returns to the Baxter stage with the original cast, having scooped 15 major South African theatre awards, and having received high praised by the local press and some of England’s most revered and feared theatre critics when it was performed at the Tricycle in London. […] More

Rob van Vuuren – Life

3 May - 28 May

Life is the brand new stand-up comedy show from multi-award winning comedian Rob van Vuuren. Do not miss this comedic tour-de-force from one of South Africa`s most well loved entertainers as he unpacks the mysteries of life in his own unforgettable and inimitable style. Directed by Tara Notcutt. `Comic genius` Mail and Guardian `Hysterically funny` […] More

BURN THE FLOOR: FIRE IN THE BALLROOM

19 May - 5 Jun

Burn The Floor is the show that revolutionised the image of dance, launching the many T.V. reality shows such as Dancing with the Stars. With its reputation as the world’s toughest dance show, the dancers are handpicked to embrace a new Latin American feel, including Johannes Radebe, recently runner-up with his celebrity partner Leigh-Anne Williams […] More

REMEMBERING THE LUX – back by popular demand!

1 Sep - 17 Sep

Following its sold out success last year, Alistair Izobell’s Remembering the Lux returns by popular demand to the Baxter Theatre for a limited season from 1 to 17 September and booking is now open at Comptuicket. Patrons are encouraged to book early for this run to avoid disappointment. The production pays tribute to the iconic Luxurama Theatre, one […] More

Second Language

1 Jun - 4 Jun

Fresh from opening for Trevor Noah, Schalk Bezuidenhout`s debut one-man show is a journey to his current status as one of South Africa`s best young comedians. He explores his really conservative upbringing in Kempton Park, JHB with his current liberal outlook on life. Schalk, in a few short years, has won 2 Comics Choice Awards […] More

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Second Language

1 Jun - 4 Jun
Fresh from opening for Trevor Noah, Schalk Bezuidenhout`s debut one-man show is a journey to his current status as one of South
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Second Language

KRISTOF BARATI AND BRYAN WALLICK MATINEE

11 Jun
KRISTOF BARATI AND BRYAN WALLICK MATINEE: violin and piano PROGRAMME: Beethoven: Violin Sonata in A Major “Kreutzer”
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KRISTOF BARATI AND BRYAN WALLICK MATINEE

DEFENDING THE CAVEMAN

14 Jun - 24 Jun
DEFENDING THE CAVEMAN Tim Plewman once again dons the Caveman’s skins and steps onto stage to add to the longest-running and most
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DEFENDING THE CAVEMAN

Winter Wonderland

22 Jun
Beverley Chiat and Violina Anguelov will take you on a musical journey in Winter Wonderland and warm your hearts with their voices
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Winter Wonderland

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Mies Julie on tour

International tour details of the smash hit production of the Baxter Theatre Centre's Mies Julie.
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