• 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
  • 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

RETURNS 12 DEC 2017

TUE – FRI 8 PM | SAT 3 & 8 PM | SUN 4 PM

After a sold out 6 weeks season at the Fugard, King Kong returns by overwhelming public demand for the end of year holiday season - book your seats today!

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.

Twelfth Night

Twelfth Night

17 DEC 2017

11 AM

Screened as part of the Fugard Bioscope National Theatre Encore Season.

Tamsin Greig is Malvolia in a new twist on Shakespeare’s classic comedy of mistaken identity.

A ship is wrecked on the rocks. Viola is washed ashore but her twin brother Sebastian is lost. Determined to survive on her own, she steps out to explore a new land. So begins a whirlwind of mistaken identity and unrequited love.

West Side Story

West Side Story

FROM 7 MAR 2018

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

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.

Coming Soon

The Fugard Bioscope National Theatre Encore Season

The Fugard Bioscope National Theatre Encore Season

17 DEC 2017 – 28 JAN 2018

The Fugard Bioscope National Theatre Encore Season is a chance to re-experience some of the most popular recorded live theatre titles of the 2017 bioscope season, featuring the best of British theatre screenings from the National Theatre.

Peter Pan

Peter Pan

23 DEC 2017

10 AM

Screened as part of the Fugard Bioscope National Theatre Encore Season.

All children, except one, grow up…

A delight for children and adults alike, Sally Cookson (NT Live: Jane Eyre) directs this wondrously inventive production, a co-production with Bristol Old Vic theatre.

 

Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?

Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?

7 JAN 2018

11 AM

Screened as part of the Fugard Bioscope National Theatre Encore Season.

Imelda Staunton (Harry Potter), Conleth Hill (Game Of Thrones), Luke Treadaway (The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time) and Imogen Poots (Jane Eyre) in James Macdonald’s critically acclaimed, 5 star production of Edward Albee’s landmark 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

    Want to grab a bite to eat before the show? Here are a few of our favourite restaurants close to The Fugard…

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