Artscape Theatre Centre in Cape Town: A Hub of Arts and Culture

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Located between Table Mountain and Table Bay, the Artscape Theatre Centre is a testament to Cape Town’s rich history and modern innovation. The vibrant arts hub offers a multitude of captivating performances and exhibitions throughout May, providing diverse artistic experiences for all.

Opera lovers, don’t miss out!

Cape Town Opera presents a semi-staged production of George Bizet’s French masterpiece, The Pearl Fishers. Directed by Elisabeth Manduell and featuring striking visuals by artist Shakil Solanki, the performance runs from May 10 to 14, 2023.

Satirical comedy for the soul

My Fellow South Africans is a 65-minute revue directed by Mike van Graan and animated by Zapiro. The production showcases the performance skills of Kim Blanché Adonis and provides a satirical look at the current state of affairs. Catch it from May 3 to 20, 2023.

Nurturing emerging talent

In the Marble Foyer Extension, young artist Léshaan-Shane Onton’s exhibition Self Expression dives into dreams and self-perceptions through mesmerizing artwork. The exhibition runs until May 21 and highlights Artscape’s commitment to nurturing and supporting emerging talent in the arts community.

The beauty of tradition

Buzani Ku Bawo, presented in collaboration with Classica SA, explores the tradition of arranged marriage in Xhosa culture. This touching tale of love and tradition runs from May 18 to June 2, 2023.

A timeless drama

My Children! My Africa!, by Athol Fugard, returns to the stage with a new production that delves deep into the turbulence of apartheid-era South Africa. This powerful drama runs from May 11 to June 3, 2023, and is sure to captivate audiences with its raw emotion and relevance.

Rock out with Queen

We Will Rock You is a must-see for fans of rock musicals, featuring the iconic music of Queen and the witty writing of Ben Elton. The exhilarating production runs from May 5 to June 4, 2023, and is sure to have audiences on their feet, singing along to their favorite tunes.

The month of May at the Artscape Theatre Centre is filled with artistic treasures, ensuring that visitors will leave feeling inspired and fulfilled. Whether it’s opera, satire, visual art, or rock music that piques your interest, this cultural hub has something for everyone. Immerse yourself in the captivating world of the Artscape Theatre Centre this May.

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