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Zabalaza Season Of The Best, Masambeni!

Four powerful productions to be showcased at the first ever Zabalaza Season of the Best, Masambeni! at The Baxter from 7 to 18 September 2021
The Baxter’s Zabalaza Season of the Best, Masambeni! will showcase four winning productions in the Golden Arrow Studio, from 7 to 18 September 2021.
Selected from the main festival held earlier this year, for their powerful themes, writing, performances, directing and overall presentation, they are Heads or Tail(s), Thank you for your Service, Blood on the Road and Ganga Nyoko! Inzima Nyoko!
Formerly known as Best of...


Sat, 18 Sep 2021 - 19:00
(ends Sat, 02 Oct 2021)

Magnet Theatre’s latest production, Snapped, premieres at The Baxter for a short season, from 16 September to 2 October 2021
Magnet Theatre’s latest production, Snapped, a companion piece to the hugely successful I turned away and she was gone, premieres at the Baxter Flipside, from 16 September to 2 October 2021, at 7pm with Saturday matinees at 2pm.
This brand-new two-hander explores themes so relevant in the current climate, sensitively and creatively dealing with relationships between fathers and daughters and what it means to be a good...

Homecoming Tour

Sat, 18 Sep 2021 - 15:00

After his stint in France, the composer and cellist Dr Thokozani Mhlambi presents a homecoming tour presenting his new material created in Paris as well as some of the old favourites from his debut album. He is joined on stage by friends, some of South Africa’s most vibrant...

CabaretFest Cape Town 2021

Wed, 22 Sep 2021 - 19:30
(ends Sat, 09 Oct 2021)

CabaretFest Cape Town 2021
Come to the cabaret ...Wela Kapela Productions present CabaretFest Cape Town 2021 at the Baxter Theatre Centre, from the 22nd September to the 9th October 2021. Not one, but four cabarets are waiting to amuse, entertain and dazzle Cape Town audiences at the Golden Arrow Studio.
Mad about the Boys
The CabaretFest kicks off with Mad about the Boys - Think Ivor Novello, the matinee idol; Noel Coward, the quintessential English gentleman; and the American playboy, Cole...

Baroque Celebration with Erik Dippenaar

Sat, 25 Sep 2021 - 11:00

Before Covid-19 the Cape Town Concert Series and Cape Town Baroque Festival (CTBF) were due to collaborate for a special concert on the last weekend of September. Even though the festival cannot take place, the Concert Series presents a celebratory programme of solo organ works from the Baroque era on Saturday 25th September at 11am with CT Baroque director Erik Dippenaar.
The programme will be around 70 minutes without interval, and there will be a short in-conversation with Erik after the concert in the hall, where he will talk about the Von Beckerath organ and his...

A Nightingale's Resolve

Mon, 27 Sep 2021 - 19:00
(ends Fri, 01 Oct 2021)

36-year-old Mzuvukile is on the cusp of financial freedom when he discovers that he is fatally ill.
Driven by his incessant obsession to leave a lasting legacy, he makes decisions that leave his wife Thembakazi and their unborn child at the mercy of a corrupted police officer who is hellbent to make their life a living hell. Legacy, manhood, womanhood, greed are some of the the themes...

LIEWE HEKSIE - Blommeland se geliefde Heksie!

Tue, 28 Sep 2021 - 15:00
(ends Thu, 07 Oct 2021)

Daar is gaos in Blommeland!   Koning Rosekrans het spoorloos verdwyn.  Blommie  Kabouter het al orals gesoek  maar niemand weet waar hy is nie.  Arme  ou Kwaatjie  Kabouter moet vir Heksie leer lees en ook die Silver Roos bewaak want die  die nare ou Geel Heks het ’n bose plan om die Silver Roos te steel dan sal al die blomme in Blommeland dood gaan... Kom ontmoet al die karakters in jou geliefde Heksie storie vanaf die 28 September 2021 tot die 5de Oktober 2021 in die Golden Arrow Studio. 
Liewe Heksie word gespeel deur die bekroonde aktrise Cara Roberts en Daniel...

#25 years, #25 dances

Thu, 07 Oct 2021 - 19:00
(ends Sat, 09 Oct 2021)

De Moyencourt School of Ballet presents: #25 years, #25 dances … An entertaining evening of selected gems, from Alice in Wonderland, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Prêt-a-Danser, The Nutcracker and Art in Motion.
Two programmes to assist with social distancing protocols – ‘Mini’ for preschoolers and Grade 1, with featured solos from our senior dancers; ‘Main” for dancers from aged 8 to Advanced level. Join us for an evening that celebrates 25 years of our School,  packed with grace, beauty and...

Hold Still

Wed, 13 Oct 2021 - 19:00
(ends Sat, 30 Oct 2021)

HOLD STILL is a brand-new work by multi-award-winning South African playwright and academic, Nadia Davids (At Her Feet, What Remains). It is about a family (Ben, Rosa, and their son Oliver) struggling deeply with ancestral debt, inter-generational trauma and a profound sense of political responsibility. Set against a contemporary cosmopolitan London rife with xenophobia, the fear of strangeness and the stranger is a steady theme throughout - as is the theme of concealing the unspoken. That which cannot be said between Ben (British Jewish) and Rosa (black South African) and...

Feeling Good

Thu, 14 Oct 2021 - 20:00
(ends Sat, 16 Oct 2021)

Our favourite Afrikaans comedian that speaks broken English is back! Stronger, funnier, and with a thicker snor. When we say ‘stronger’ we mean mentally. Physically he still has the body of a very tall grade 5. Schalk had, like all of us, a lot of free time during the lockdown. And what did he do with all this free time? He wrote a show.
A very, very funny show (we haven’t personally seen it, but Schalk gave us his word). So come join Schalk for an hour and a half… ag, who are we kidding? You know that Schalk always ends up having too much fun and does 2 hours! Come join...


Wed, 01 Dec 2021 - 19:30
(ends Sat, 04 Dec 2021)

Memories is a dance show performed by students from Dance Co previously known as Viv Pullin School of Dance. It is a walk through the past including the best choreographies over the past 45 years. Dance performed will be modern, contemporary, musical theatre and hip hop.An opening night will have guest studios from Cape Town performing and the audience can enjoy a feast of...