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    A special matinee performance available for The Fabulous Ceri Dupree Show

A special matinee performance available for The Fabulous Ceri Dupree Show

Last night I attended the opening night of the The Fabulous Ceri Dupree Show (presented in SA by VRG Theatrical & now showing at the Artscape).

Hot off London’s West End, Ceri is here in Cape Town to dazzle you with his (or shall I say her) brand new glitter-filled extravaganza daaahlings.

With more than 30 […]

By |February 10th, 2016|On stage|0 Comments|
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    Night & Day now showing at the Maynardville Open-Air Theatre

Night & Day now showing at the Maynardville Open-Air Theatre

Love the music of Cole Porter? Love seeing beautiful ballet dancers glide across the stage? Missed the Night & Day run at the Artscape?

If you answered yes to any of these, then listen up people…

This incredible production created by Robin van Wyk (choreographer and Artistic Director of Cape Town City Ballet) and inspired by the award-winning film, […]

By |January 27th, 2016|On stage|0 Comments|
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    Queen – It’s a kind of magic is now showing at the Artscape & it’s not to be missed

Queen – It’s a kind of magic is now showing at the Artscape & it’s not to be missed

One of my earliest childhood memories is that of seeing Queen’s A Kind of Magic music video on TV for the very first time (the other memory is of a wooden swing which my dad had built for me, jam-packed with all my soft toys, coming straight at my head – but let’s not go […]

By |November 12th, 2015|On stage|0 Comments|
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    Ballet lovers, listen up: Giselle opens this Friday at the Artscape

Ballet lovers, listen up: Giselle opens this Friday at the Artscape

Love the ballet?  Obsessed a good romantic story line?  Need a bit of culture in your life?

Then look no further… Because the Cape Town City Ballet (in collaboration with the Royal Ballet in London) is bringing us Giselle which opens this Friday, 25 Sep at the Artscape Opera House.

Running until the 4th of October, Giselle […]

By |September 22nd, 2015|On stage|0 Comments|
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    Book now for Carmen brought to you by the Cape Town City Ballet

Book now for Carmen brought to you by the Cape Town City Ballet

From next Wed, 25 Mar 2015, the Cape Town City Ballet will be performing one of the most popular ballets of all time:  Carmen

Choreographed by Veronica Paeper, this dramatic story of a passionate love triangle between our wild gypsy girl Carmen, the debonair toreador, Escamilio, and the naïve soldier, Don Jose, will have you […]

By |March 19th, 2015|On stage|0 Comments|
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    The Cape Town City Ballet celebrates the festive season with a special production of Cinderella

The Cape Town City Ballet celebrates the festive season with a special production of Cinderella

The Cape Town City Ballet is ending their 80 year anniversary celebrations with a bang…  I mean, who doesn’t love the story of Cinderella?  Now add beautiful ballet dancers to the mix and voila! the perfect way to spend a festive season evening.

This production of Cinderella presented at the Artscape Theatre promises lots of […]

By |December 16th, 2014|On stage|0 Comments|
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    Join the Cape Town City Ballet for Gala Occasion (15 – 22 Nov)

Join the Cape Town City Ballet for Gala Occasion (15 – 22 Nov)

The Cape Town City Ballet continues their 80 year anniversary celebrations with a new ballet which opens this week called:  Gala Occasion

With 4 performances only (read – you better book your seats now), Gala Occasion will feature highlights from the Cape Town City Ballet’s most memorable productions.  This will include excerpts from works choreographed […]

By |November 10th, 2014|On stage|0 Comments|

Catch the Cape Town City Ballet’s 80th anniversary production of Swan Lake

As part of their ongoing 80th anniversary celebrations, the Cape Town City Ballet is bringing you an incredible production of the most famous classic ballet out there: Swan Lake.

Accompanied by the Cape Philharmonic Orchestra, it will all go down at the Artscape Theatre from 5 – 20 April:

For those who don’t know the story behind Swan Lake:
It portrays […]

By |March 30th, 2014|On stage|2 Comments|

Jam-packed festive season schedule from the Cape Town City Ballet

Something you’re definitely going to want to add to your festive season to do list is a night at the ballet.

It’s beautiful, it’s graceful and there are hot boys in super tight pants OK. 😉

But seriously, ballet is just one of those truly special art forms that stays with you well after watching a […]

By |December 4th, 2013|On stage|0 Comments|

It’s ballet time again with the Cape Town City Ballet & Pas de Deux

The Cape Town City Ballet is bringing a new show, Pas de Deux (meaning “a dance for two”), to the Artscape Theatre next week.

This ballet promises to bring lots of romance, dance magic and ballet beauty with extracts from many favourite ballets (like Don Quixote, Romeo and Juliet, Le Corsaire and The Merry Widow), all celebrating some […]

By |September 17th, 2013|On stage|2 Comments|