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

2017 Zabalaza Theatre Festival

18 Mar - 25 Mar

There is great excitement brewing for the seventh annual Baxter Zabalaza Theatre Festival in March where productions from all over the Western Cape will be showcased. The hugely popular development festival kicks off with the Zabalaza Weekend on Saturday, 18 and Sunday 19 March when all venues and spaces in the theatre complex will pulsate […] More

LIFT REPLACEMENT

23 Jan - 23 Apr

LIFT REPLACEMENT More

Scenes from an execution

30 Mar - 22 Apr

After her stupendous performances in A Doll’s House and The Inconvenience of Wings, Jennifer Steyn returns to the Baxter stage to perform the remarkable anti-heroine, Galactia in Howard Barker’s Scenes from an Execution, directed by Clare Stopford. More

Marat/Sade

23 Feb - 25 Mar

Marat/Sade is a bloody and unrelenting depiction of class struggle and human suffering that asks whether true revolution comes from changing society or changing oneself. Presented by the Baxter Theatre. Directed by Jaco Bouwer. More

Riaad Moosa in Life Begins

2 May - 6 May

After sold out shows in January 2017 Riaad Moosa's Life Begins returns to the Baxter from 2 - 6 May! More

Tartuffe

18 Apr - 29 Apr

The Baxter Theatre Centre, in association with the French Institute of South Africa and the Alliance Française of Cape Town, presents the Fortune Cookie Theatre Company’s production of Molière’s Tartuffe. More

Coming Soon

Raw Silk

28 Mar - 1 Apr
RAW SILK is an edgy, intense true to life dance/drama with original songs, a compelling script and outstanding choreography. It will
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Raw Silk

Scenes from an execution

30 Mar - 22 Apr
After her stupendous performances in A Doll’s House and The Inconvenience of Wings, Jennifer Steyn returns to the Baxter stage to
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Scenes from an execution

Tumi or not Tumi

31 Mar - 1 Apr
South African actress and leading comedienne Tumi Morake brings her first one-woman show on a national tour to Cape Town at the
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Tumi or not Tumi

Breaking Free – Sasha-Lee Davids

5 Apr - 8 Apr
Sasha-Lee Davids returns to the stage bringing you a spectacular night out featuring the best voices in Cape Town.
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Breaking Free – Sasha-Lee Davids

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