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Upcoming events at the Baxter Theatre Centre

Living Coloured

Tue, 08 Dec 2020 - 19:30
(ends Sat, 09 Jan 2021)

 
"Living Coloured (Because Black and White Were Already Taken) is a compilation of short stories that is an ode to an era all Cape Coloured people will instantly recognise - from the nightclubbing at Space Odyssey and the shenanigans at the Mitchells Plain public swimming pool, to the traditions of delectable food exchanges during Ramadan among Muslims and Christians, alike."  Like the book this production is a truly heartwarming tribute to the Cape Coloured community and all it holds...

the woman who did...n't

Thu, 17 Dec 2020 - 20:15
(ends Sat, 19 Dec 2020)

Fragile, funny and furious, a woman packs up her home of many years and retreats into the cave beneath her house; a place of quiet contemplation and explosive rage. From here, we sail away on her Tableboat down a roaring river, over an impossibly high waterfall and down into an unfathomable underworld. Like a virus in a host cell, she disrupts everything, multiplying here, depositing stories there and all the time strewing the clamorous jangling questions which echo in her head. Then she encounters GreenTights, the warrior who answers; “No moral flexibility. There can be none. Burn it....

From Koe'siestes To Kneidlach- With Kids!

Tue, 22 Dec 2020 - 19:15
(ends Sat, 09 Jan 2021)

Writer-performer Chantal Stanfield and director Megan Furniss return with the highly-anticipated sequel “From Koe’siestes To Kneidlach – With Kids!”. This uniquely South African comedy picks up a few years after a mixed-race-mixed-everything happy couple get married and ride off into the shabbat sunset. There’s a ‘beige’ baby on the way with a host of cultural, religious and familial issues to navigate – beautiful names and their unfortunate companion nicknames from the Flats, a proud bossiekop dealing with her child’s gladde hare (very straight hair!), celebrating...

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