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Willy Russell's Blood Brothers

Willy Russell's Blood Brothers

MUST CLOSE 25 MAY!

WED - FRI 8PM | SAT 4 & 8PM | SUN 4PM

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"... a theatre experience so powerful, so moving, so enthralling, so poignant, and just so darn brilliant!" Weekend Argus

"★★★★ ... impressive & chilling" Cape Argus

"★★★★ ... masterfully adapted and staged by Kramer" The Star

"★★★★" Die Burger

Willy Russell’s acclaimed West End musical Blood Brothers, which ran for 24 years in London’s West End, is produced by Eric Abraham and Pieter Toerien for The Fugard Theatre and Theatre on the Bay in their first co-production together.

Lost Illusions

Lost Illusions

18 MAY 2014

11AM

Screened as part of The World Opera & Ballet Season 2013/2014

Based on French writer Honoré de Balzac’s novel, Lost Illusions is a new ballet created by celebrated choreographer, Alexei Ratmansky, set against the backdrop of 19th century Paris. Ratmansky, tells the story of a young composer lured away from his friends and his love by the prospects of fame and money. This stylized adaptation of Balzac’s timeless novel blends ambition, disillusionment and thwarted love, while exploring themes of human nature and restless youth, set to a spellbinding original score.

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A Human Being Died That Night

A Human Being Died That Night

FROM 22 MAY AT THE HAMPSTEAD THEATRE, LONDON!

"A suspenseful, profound production that hits you hard in all the right places. You need to see it" Cape Times

"★★★★ ... tightly scripted, intense, well-crafted ..." Cape Argus

"If there is one play you see this year – or even if this is the first in ages – make the effort to see A Human Being Died That Night." The Sunday Independent

1997. Pretoria Central Prison, South Africa. Psychologist Pumla Gobodo-Madikizela prepares to sit opposite the apartheid regime’s most notorious assassin, Eugene de Kock nicknamed “Prime Evil”– the head of the apartheid regime’s death squads. A member of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission, Madizikela questions de Kock who is serving a 212 year sentence for crimes against humanity, murder, conspiracy to murder, attempted murder, assault, kidnapping, illegal possession of firearms, and fraud. She is determined to try to understand what motivated de Kock’s actions.

King Lear

King Lear

29 JUN 2014

11AM

Screened as part of The National Live Theatre Season 2013/2014

Academy Award® winner Sam Mendes (Skyfall, American Beauty) returns to the National Theatre to direct Simon Russell Beale (Timon of Athens, Collaborators) in the title role of Shakespeare’s tragedy.

Richard O'Brien's The Rocky Horror Show

Richard O'Brien's The Rocky Horror Show

RETURNS FROM 22 JULY

TUE - FRI 8PM | SAT 4 & 8PM | SUN 5:30 PM

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Since opening on the 10th of July 2013, The Fugard Theatre's production of Richard O’Brien’s iconic rock musical The Rocky Horror Show has been playing to SOLD OUT houses for 37 weeks in a row and has been seen by more than 85 000 people! The production, produced by Eric Abraham and The Fugard Theatre, has received massive critical acclaim and has just recently completed a 10 week SOLD OUT season at Montecasino in Johannesburg. The Rocky Horror Show returns to Cape Town from 22 July - 2 November 2014 and Joburg from 14 November 2014 - 1 February 2015.

Getting there

Getting there

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

  • 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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