• 29-West-Side-Story
  • 31-Cabaret
  • 30-Orpheus-in-Africa
  • 30-The-Pervert-Laura
  • The Fugard Main Theatre
  • 26-Human-Being-Died-That-Night
  • The Rocky Horror Show
  • 05-Blood-Brothers
  • 27-Huummingbird
  • 03-Front-Building
  • 02-Kat
  • 04-Train-Driver
  • 06-Broken-Glass
  • 07-Champ
  • 10-Roof
  • 08-Godot
  • 09-Vusi
  • 11-Statements
  • 12-A-Number
  • 13-Studio-Stage
  • 15-Zoid
  • 16-Kaptein
  • 17-Bird-Watchers
  • 18-Shannon
  • 19-Annex
  • 22-Foyer
  • 23-Karretjiegraf
  • 21-Annex-Top-Floor
  • 24-Blue-Iris
  • 25-Klaasvakie
  • 20-Annex-Ground-Floor
  • King Kong: The Iconic South African Hit Musical
  • Come and join us at the Fugard Theatre.
  • Lynelle Kenned and Jonathan Roxmouth in WEST SIDE STORY
  • Masteroff, Kander and Ebb's CABARET
  • David Kramer's ORPHEUS IN AFRICA
  • Louis Viljoen's THE PERVERT LAURA
  • The Fugard Main Theatre
  • Noma Dumezweni and Matthew Marsh in Nicholas Wright's A HUMAN BEING DIED THAT NIGHT
  • Richard O'Brien's THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW
  • Willy Russell's BLOOD BROTHERS
  • Athol Fugard in THE SHADOW OF THE HUMMINGBIRD
  • The Entrance to the Fugard Theatre on Caledon Street Cape Town
  • David Kramer and Taliep Petersen's KAT AND THE KINGS
  • Athol Fugard directs Sean Taylor and Owen Sejake in THE TRAIN DRIVER
  • Sir Antony Sher and Stephen Jennings in Arthur Miller's BROKEN GLASS
  • Pierre Malherbe, Nicholas Pauling, Mark Elderkin and Oliver Booth in CHAMP
  • The Rooftop Terrace with Stretch Tent
  • Sir Ian McKellen in Samuel Beckett's WAITING FOR GODOT
  • Vusi Mahlasela LIVE IN CONCERT
  • Bo Petersen in Athol Fugard's STATEMENTS AFTER AN ARREST UNDER THE IMMORALITY ACT
  • Samuel and Timothy West in Caryl Churchill's A NUMBER
  • The Sigrid Rausing Studio
  • Karen Zoid LIVE IN CONCERT
  • Owen Sejake and Neels van Jaarsveld in Athol Fugard's DIE KAPTEIN SE TIER (THE CAPTAIN'S TIGER)
  • Sean Taylor and Guy de Lancey in Athol Fugard's THE BIRD WATCHERS
  • Shannon Hope LIVE IN CONCERT
  • The Fugard Annex in Harrington Street
  • The Fugard Theatre Foyer and Bar Area
  • Ivan Abrahams in Athol Fugard's DIE LAASTE KARRETJIEGRAF
  • The Fugard Annex Top Floor
  • Graham Weir and Claire Berlein in Athol Fugard's THE BLUE IRIS
  • Nicole Holm, Wilna Snyman and Antoinette Kellerman in Lauren de Vos's KLAASVAKIE (THE SANDMAN)
  • The Fugard Annex Ground Floor

Currently On and Coming Soon

King Kong Cape Town

King Kong Cape Town

25 JUL – 2 SEP 2017

TUE – FRI 8 PM | SAT 4 & 8 PM | SUN 4 PM

For more information please visit: kingkongstagemusical.com

Eric Abraham and the Fugard Theatre present a brand new production of the legendary South African musical - King Kong.

King Kong – The Musical tells the story of heavyweight fifties boxing champion Ezekiel Dlamini whose self-appointed ring name was "King Kong" to the wildly exhilarating music of Todd Matshikiza.

King Kong Joburg

King Kong Joburg

12 SEP – 8 OCT 2017

TUE – FRI 8 PM | SAT 3 & 8 PM | SUN 2 PM

For more information please visit: kingkongstagemusical.com

Eric Abraham and the Fugard Theatre present a brand new production of the legendary South African musical - King Kong.

King Kong – The Musical tells the story of heavyweight fifties boxing champion Ezekiel Dlamini whose self-appointed ring name was "King Kong" to the wildly exhilarating music of Todd Matshikiza.

Otello

Otello

27 AUG 2017

11 AM

Screened as part of the 2017 Fugard Bioscope World Arts Season. From The Royal Opera House.

World-famous tenor Jonas Kaufmann makes his role debut as Otello in Verdi’s passionate retelling of Shakespeare’s great tragedy of jealousy, deception and murder.

Coming Soon

The 2017 Fugard Bioscope World Arts Cinema Season

The 2017 Fugard Bioscope World Arts Cinema Season

FROM 4 JAN 2017

SUNDAYS 11 AM

For the sixth consecutive year the Fugard Theatre Bioscope is bringing audiences the very best in recorded live screenings featuring the finest productions in theatre, opera and ballet, from the world’s most famous stages.

Die Reuk van Appels

Die Reuk van Appels

17 OCT – 11 NOV 2017

TUE – FRI 8PM | SAT 4 & 8PM

Adapted from the acclaimed 1993 debut novel of South African author Mark Behr, Die Reuk van Appels is the coming-of-age story of Marnus Erasmus, 11-year-old son of a South African Defence Force (SADF) general. It eloquently captures the Afrikaner mentality in the late 1970s and early 1980s and the brutal consequences of apartheid and militarisation of South African life. Afrikaans with English surtitles.

Shakespeare in Love

Shakespeare in Love

FROM 10 OCT 2017

TUE – FRI 8 PM | SAT 4 & 8 PM

Adapted for the stage by Lee Hall and based on the 1998 Oscar winning film of the same title.

Young Will Shakespeare has writer's block... the deadline for his new play is fast approaching but he's in desperate need of inspiration. That is until he finds his muse - Viola. This beautiful young woman is Will's greatest admirer and will stop at nothing (including breaking the law) to appear in his next play.

Getting there

Getting there

We are located in the historic District Six of Cape Town, click here to find out more.

West Side Story

West Side Story
FROM 7 MAR 2018
TUE – FRI 8 PM | SAT 4 & 8 PM | SUN 2 & 6 PM
Artscape Opera House
  • Dates

    07 Mar 2018 -
  • Time

    TUE – FRI 8 PM | SAT 4 & 8 PM | SUN 2 & 6 PM
  • Duration

    2 hours 30 mins
  • Cast

  • Creative

    • Matthew WildDirector
    • Charl-Johan LingenfelderMusical Director and Conductor
    • Louisa TalbotChoreography
    • Conor MurphySet Design
    • Joshua CuttsLighting Design
    • Birrie Le RouxCostume Design
    • Mark MalherbeSound Design

West Side Story returns to Cape Town in 2018! Bookings now open.

After receiving rave reviews across the board from critics and audiences alike, Eric Abraham and the Fugard Theatre’s smash hit production of West Side Story will return to Cape Town at the Artscape Opera House in 2018.

 

 

 

 

★★★★★ Flawless - City Press
★★★★★ Magic “West Side” slays the genre for SA - The Star Tonight
★★★★ A SA success story - The Cape Argus
★★★★ - Die Burger
Sets new standards for local grand-scale musicals - Die Beeld
It’s up there among the best theatre experiences in this city, of the decade - What's on in Joburg
A theatrical masterpiece - Stage and Screen
West Side Story is as good as musicals get - The Next 48 Hours
...raises the bar for musical theatre internationally. - Bizcommunity
…every bit as brilliant as any international production, if not better. - Daily Maverick
Whimsical, breathtaking, visually explosive … an overwhelming, heart-thudding theatrical performance you simply have to experience. - Theatre Scene CPT
The Fugard Theatre's production of West Side Story is a tour-de-force - LitNet
West Side Story has to be the hottest ticket in town. It sizzles. - Artslink
  • Getting there

    Getting there

    We are located in the historic District Six of Cape Town, click here to find out more.

  • Make a night of it

    Make a night of it

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