THEATRE PRODUCTIONS

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Woza Albert

(Arena)
Drama
7 Performances
R40

2 Mar 5 Mar The Second Coming of Morena the Saviour and what would have happened had he arrived in apartheid South Africa. For learners.
What a Wonderful World

(Theatre)
Dance
10 Performances
R75 to R150

3 Mar 12 Mar The Cape Academy of Performing Arts (CAPA) explores world cultural events, in celebration of 25 years of excellence Allison Foat
021 462 7384
083 635 6312

diva_events@iafrica.com

YES Festival Learners Workshops

(Various Venues)
1 Workshops
By invitation

5,12, 19 Mar
16 Apr
7 & 14 May
5,12, 19 Mar
16 Apr
7 & 14 May
These workshops are for learners who will perform in the City of Cape Town YES Environmental Drama Festival main festival in May 2011. Fran Cox
021 689 7085
082 556 0275

Hanick@iafrica.com

Waiting for Godot

( Arena)
Drama
7 Performances
R40

9 Mar 12 Mar Samuel Beckett’s famous absurd play in which two characters, Vladimir and Estragon, wait for someone named Godot. For learners
Carmen

(Opera House)
Opera
5 Performances
R100 to R350

9 Mar 19 Mar Sensual music, toreadors, flamenco dancers in Bizet’s thrilling opera, Carmen, …opera’s ultimate femme fatale. Lesley Liddle
021 410 9820
071 684 2839

lesleyl@capetownopera.co.za

Selamat

(Theatre)
Music
1 Performance
R100 to R120

17 Mar 17 Mar A world premier and pulsating rhythmic musical performance featuring South African and Singaporean musicians and singers. This one-night only performance is a must for world-music lovers! Ré Storm
082 414 4863

re@raintree.co.za

Fleur du Cap Theatre Awards

(Theatre)
Awards Ceremony
1 Performance
R150

20 Mar 20 Mar Acclaimed director Lara Bye stands at the helm of an evening filled with anticipation and excitement. The event has become one of the highlights of the Cape Town theatre calendar, and offers superb entertainment, and delectable wine and canapés, with the who’s who of theatre stars in attendance. Allison Foat
021 462 7384
083 635 6312

diva_events@iafrica.com

Lunch Box Concert

(Chandelier Foyer)
Opera
1 Performance
Free

24 Mar 24 Mar The Cape Town Opera Studio performs a 45-minute performance of Viva l’Amore, Lesley Liddle
021 410 9820
071 684 2839

lesleyl@capetownopera.co.za

Poetry in Motion

2 (Opera House)
Ballet
9 Performances
R90 to R160

26 Mar 6 Apr Featuring a series of dance vignettes created by well-known choreographers interwoven with music and the spoken word. Megan du Plessis
021 650 4673
082 840 2521

megan@capetowncityballet.org.za

 

 

 

The Tale of Peter Rabbit

(Theatre Foyer)
Children’s Theatre

15 Performances
R40 to R50

31 Mar 9 Apr Join the adorable Beatrix Potter bunnies and help Peter Rabbit to survive his latest naughty excursion. Linette de Kock
021 461 3746
082 224 1030

linette@design-pr.co.za

Dance in the City

(Opera House)
Dance
1 Performance
R100

9 Apr 9 Apr Five of Cape Town’s leading dance companies join forces to present an evening of sheer dance entertainment to raise funds for the hosting of the prestigious Adeline Genée International Ballet Competition in Cape Town later this year. Megan du Plessis
021 650 4673
082 840 2521

megan@capetowncityballet.org.za

Godspell

(Arena)
Musical
11 Performances
R110 to R130

14 Apr 24 Apr A young dynamic cast from the Pinelands Players presents this fun, modern day musical with well-known songs. David Bolton
084 588 0133

david@cbagroup.co.za

Gianni Schicci / Suor Angelica

(Theatre)
Opera
5 Performances
R100 to R200

16 Apr 23 Apr A double bill of two Puccini one-act operas, taken from his Il Trittico, in invigorating new interpretations by young South African directors Matthew Wild and Sandile Kamle. Lesley Liddle
021 410 9820
071 684 2839

lesleyl@capetownopera.co.za

Afri-Spaans

(Opera House)
Music
2 Performances
R165 to R195

21 Apr 21 Apr An exciting fusion of passionate Latino rhythms intertwined with evergreen Afrikaans songs. Adele du Plessis
011 971 0800
083 251 5186

adele@justimagine.co.za

7th Night of the Legends Concert

(Opera House)
Music
1 Performance
R160 to R220

23 Apr 23 Apr An exhilarating music concert where legendary artists such as Letta Mbulu, Caiphus Semenya and Malizole Fololo share the stage honouring their time and successes in the music industry. Candice Jansen
076 958 9593

candice@headsupcomm.co.za

In HIS Presence Gospel Concert

(Opera House)
1 Performance
R160 to R220

24 Apr 24 Apr A gospel concert that celebrates the resurrection in song on Easter Sunday. Candice Jansen
076 958 9593

candice@headsupcomm.co.za

Dancer for Dancers

(Opera House)

Dance

1 Performance

R100 to R120

1 May 1 May The Theatre Dance Association spearheads this exciting dance collaboration to raise funds for Cape Town City Ballet. Megan du Plessis
021 650 4673
082 840 2521

megan@capetowncityballet.org.za

Krismis van Map Jacobs

(Theatre)
School Setwork Drama
9 Performances
R40

3 May 13 May This well-known Adam Small drama offers a peek into life on the Cape Flats in the early seventies. For learners
Lunch Box Concert

(Chandelier Foyer)
1 Performance
Free

5 May 5 May Opera goes Pop in this free 45 minutes concert. Lesley Liddle
021 410 9820
071 684 2839

lesleyl@capetownopera.co.za

Jesus Christ Superstar

(Opera House)
Musical
18 Performance
R115 to R365

12 May 28 May This spectacular dramatised version, of the last seven days in the life of Jesus of Nazareth, will see Cito (from Wonderboom) reprising his role of Jesus of Nazareth and South African singing sensation Nádine as Mary Magdalene. Allison Foat
021 462 7384
083 635 6312

diva_events@iafrica.com

City of Cape Town Acting Competition

(Theatre)
Acting competition
3 Days

19 May 21 May This national competition for learners from Grade 8 to Grade 12 focuses on individual acting ability. After nation-wide elimination rounds, 60 competitors are invited to take part in the final four rounds Artscape. Herman van der Westhuizen
021 948 1801
083 564 2725

herman@bellvillehigh.co.za

Amaza

(Theatre)
School Setwork Drama
9 Performances
R40

23 May 3 Jun Adultery, deceit and lies are just some of the ingredients of this intriguing tale. For learners
Luz Maria-Music of Paraguay

(Theatre)
1 Performance
R60 to R90

27 May 27 May Luz Maria Bobadilla is famous for her love and deep knowledge of the music of Agustin Barrios “Mangore”, will bring, in the sound of her guitar, the flavour of her Guarany motherland. Tbc
Voices of Cape Town Gala

(Theatre)
Choral Music
1 Performance
R120

29 May 29 May The Voices of Cape Town celebrates its 10th anniversary. At this celebratory gala concert it will renders a choral recital with special guest artists. Tbc
Children of the Mist

(Arena)
Dance
5 Performances
Tickets tbc

30 May 4 Jun The riel dance is one of the oldest indigenous SA dance forms. Also known as theIkhapara, it was originally performed by the Khoi Khoi. The modern version has elements of colonialism with accompanying instrumentation such as the guitar and violin. Candice Jansen
076 958 9593

candice@headsupcomm.co.za

Youth Jazz Festival

(Theatre)
Jazz
2 Performances
R50

4 Jun 5 Jan Directed by legendary jazz trumpeter Ian Smith, the 2011 Youth Jazz Festival will select talented jazz individuals to perform as soloists with the Delft Big Band Berniece Friedman
021 434 4951
082 892 5877

bernfried@kingsley.co.za

Somebody to Love

(Theatre)
Dance
6 Performances
R60 to R155

8 Jun 12 Jun The legendary music of super rock group, Queen, comes to live on stage in a sleek, seductive celebration of love with singers and the Johannesburg-based Mzansi dancers. Leon Bezuidenhout
011 482 3727
082 459 6748

leon@mzansiproductions.com

Bash or be Bashed

(Arena)
Musical Drama
12 Performances
Tickets tbc

9 Jun 18 Jun An HIV/AIDS concert, highlighting the journey of the disease and the dangers of the opportunistic diseases associated with it. Alfred Magwaca
021 410 9961

alfredm@artscape.co.za

Sproetjies

(Theatre)
Dance
2 Performances
R60 to R155

8 Jun 9 Jun This brand new Afrikaans song and dance show is set in a contemporary interpretation of a timeless fairytale where the Johannesburg-based Mzansi dancers perform along with singers doing a collection of well-loved Afrikaans hit songs ranging from Jantjie to De La Rey. Leon Bezuidenhout
011 482 3727
082 459 6748

leon@mzansiproductions.com

Umbiyozo Youth Festival

(Theatre)
Arts Festival
5 Performances
Tickets tbc

15 Jun 19 Jun An exciting youth festival spanning several performing arts genres. Alfred Magwaca
021 410 9961

alfredm@artscape.co.za

CAPE PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA (CPO)

Symphony Concert

(City Hall)
Love Scene from Romeo and Juliet (Berlioz)
Cello Concerto in D minor (Lalo)
Symphony No 7 in A major, Op 92 (Beethoven)

5 May 5 May Gints Glinka (conductor)

Dmitry Kouzov (cello)

CPO
021 410 9809

info@cpo.org.za

Symphony Concert

(City Hall)
Prometheus Overture(Beethoven)
Violin Concerto in D major, Op 61 (Beethoven)
Symphony No 2 in C minor, Op 29 (Scriabin)

12 May 12 May Gints Glinka (conductor)

Roman Simovic (violin)

CPO
021 410 9809

info@cpo.org.za

 

Symphony Concert

(City Hall)
Finlandia, Op 26 (Sibelius)
Piano Concerto No 1 in E minor, Op 11 (Chopin)
Symphony No 5 in D minor, Op 47 (Shostakovich)

19 May 19 May Yasuo Shinozaki (conductor)

Claire Huangci (piano)

CPO
021 410 9809

info@cpo.org.za

Symphony Concert

(City Hall)
Maskarade Overture (Nielsen)
Piano Concerto No 2 in G minor, Op 22 (Saint-Saëns))
The Planets (Holst)

26 May 26 May Yasuo Shinozaki (conductor)

Jonathan Oshry (piano)

CPO
021 410 9809

info@cpo.org.za

Symphony Concert

(City Hall)
Symphony No 29 in A major, K201 (Mozart)
Violin Concerto No 2 in G minor, Op 63 (Prokofiev)
Symphony No 4 in E flat major, Op 48 (Glazunov)

2 Jun 2 Jun Arjan Tien (conductor)

Andrey Baranov (violin)

CPO
021 410 9809

info@cpo.org.za

Symphony Concert

(City Hall)
The Tempest; Fantasy-Overture, Op 18 [Burya] (Tchaikovsky)
Variations on a Rococo Theme, Op 33 (Tchaikovsky)
Symphony No 2 in E minor, Lop 27 (Rachmaninov)

9 Jun 9 Jun Arjan Tien (conductor)

Nicholas Altstaedt (cello)

CPO
021 410 9809

info@cpo.org.za

Symphony Concert

(City Hall)
Symphony in B minor, D759, ‘Unfinished’ (Schubert)
Double Concerto for two Violins(David Earl)
Symphony No 4 in D minor, Op 120 (Schumann)

16 Jun 16 Jun Thomas Sanderling (conductor)

Farida Bacharova and Suzanne Martens (violins)

CPO
021 410 9809

info@cpo.org.za

Symphony Concert

(City Hall)
Piano Concerto No 2 in B flat major, Op 19 (Beethoven)
Symphony No 5 in C sharp minor(Mahler)

23 Jun 23 Jun Thomas Sanderling (conductor)

Melvyn Tan (piano)

CPO
021 410 9809

info@cpo.org.za

 

Bookings: Artscape Dial-A-Seat at Tel: (021) 421-7695

Computicket Tel: (083) 915-8000 or http://www.computicket.com

 

*Information correct at the time of issue. Dates and venues may change. Artscape may

not be held liable for any discrepancies that may occur at short notice.

www.artscape.co.za


ISSUED ON BEHALF OF ARTSCAPE BY AFRIKOM – (28 February 2011)

Enquiries: Ryan Ward, Artscape, Tel: (021) 410-9812

: Frikkie Odendaal, Afrikom, Tel: (021) 423-7263

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Siphokazi Ngwenya
Afrikom Strategic Communications, 304 De Oude Schuur, 120 Bree Street, Cape Town, 8001
Tel: (021) 423-7263     iFeksi: (021) 422-2346    e-pos: info@afrikom.co.za

 

 

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