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    Ballet lovers take note: Don Quixote now on at the Artscape Theatre until 29 Oct

Ballet lovers take note: Don Quixote now on at the Artscape Theatre until 29 Oct

From this evening until Sunday, 29 October 2017 the Cape Town City Ballet will be presenting Liane Lurie’s (local director/producer) revival of the popular full length ballet, Don Quixote.

Ballet fans will be happy to know that this production captures the humour, all the hot Spanish flavour along with the many thrills of the original Cervantes […]

By |October 20th, 2017|On stage|0 Comments|
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    The Whitney Houston Show currently showing at the Artscape is an absolute must-see!

The Whitney Houston Show currently showing at the Artscape is an absolute must-see!

On Wednesday evening I had the absolute pleasure of attending the opening night for The Greatest Love Of All – The Whitney Houston Show.

Showing at the Artscape Opera House until 16 July 2017, this Whitney Houston tribute show features the super talented, Belinda Davids who originally reigns from Port Elizabeth, but now lives here […]

By |June 24th, 2017|On stage|2 Comments|
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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|