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Upcoming events at the Baxter Theatre Centre

Zabalaza Theatre Festival

Sat, 07 Mar 2020 - 10:00 to Fri, 13 Mar 2020 - 20:00

This year’s Baxter Zabalaza Theatre Festival celebrates a decade of the finest in development and outreach talent from all over the Western Cape. The festival takes place from 7 to 13 March 2020 when The Baxter will come alive, bustling with local artists and work to mark this milestone.
The main festival takes place from 9 to 13 March with daily shows at 10am, 11.30am, 4.30pm and 7pm during the week. The productions on stage during this week were the strongest productions chosen from the four mini festivals that took place at the end of 2019 in Khayelitsha, Delft, Nyanga and...

The Last Five Years

Wed, 18 Mar 2020 - 20:00
(ends Sat, 04 Apr 2020)

Winner of a Drama Desk Award and named one of TIME Magazine’s 10 best shows of 2001, Jason Robert Brown’s The Last Five Years is considered a masterpiece of modern theatre. An old story told in a new way, this funny and bittersweet musical is an intimate window into the relationship between Cathy, a struggling actress, and Jamie, a budding novelist on the brink of success. Cathy tells her story backwards from the dissolution of their relationship to first meeting, whilst Jamie tells his story chronologically; they meet only once, in the middle, at their wedding. This local production...