Cape Town Boardwalk - August 5, 2014

What's On - Cape Town

•The InZync Poetry Sessions: Women’s Day celebration runs on Thursday at the Amazink Live; Kayamandi, Stellenbosch. 7.30pm. Free. Info on Facebook. Tel: 072 993 9173.

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CABARET: Godfrey Johnson in Vaslav, showing at the Kalk Bay Theatre until Saturday.

•State of Nation Address runs from Friday to August 16 at the Baxter Theatre. Comedian Loyiso Gola covers South African current affairs over the past six months, in the format of the president’s recent State of the Nation address. 8.30pm. R100 at Computicket

•All-women comedienne line-up from tomorrow to Saturday at Jou Ma Se Comedy Club, The Pumphouse, Dock Road, V&A Waterfront. 8pm. R70 to R95 at Computicket.

•The Funeral: what the silence is for runs until August 16 at the Alexander Bar. Mixes theatre techniques, poetry and music to create a unique performance style, The Funeral is a meditation on the changing thinking and traditions around death and dying in South Africa. 7pm. R80. Tel: 021 300 1088.

•Emotional Creature runs until August 16 at The Baxter Theatre. Tony Award winner Eve Ensler’s new play empowers the Emotional Creature within every human being. Staged by Obie Award-winning director Jo Bonney, with original music by Charl-Johan Lingenfelder. 6.30pm. R75 at Computicket.

•School Arts Festival runs until August 28 at the Artscape Theatre Centre. The festival gives pupils the opportunity to showcase their talent on a professional stage in the form of music, verse or dance. 7pm. R40 at Computicket.

•Women’s Humanity Arts Festival runs until Saturday at the Artscape Theatre Centre. The festival celebrates Women’s Day and Women’s Month with a series of productions, workshops, book launches, exhibitions and poetry readings. More information to be found at

•Fame runs until Friday at Parklands College, Sandown. Set in NYC at the High School of Performing Arts, the show follows a group of diverse, talented and spirited students through four years of gruelling artistic and academic work. 7pm. R100 to R200 at Computicket.

•Francoise Hardy and Brel, So Alive, So Well runs until August 14 at the Rosebank Theatre. Featuring all the major ‘60s hits of French pop stars Françoise Hardy and Jaques Brel and starring Cat Simoni. 8pm. R120. Tel: 074 101 5066.

•The Rocky Horrow Show runs until November 2 at The Fugard Theatre. 8pm. R90 to R310 at Computicket.

•Oscar and the Pink Lady runs until August 23 at The Baxter Golden Arrow Studio. It’s the endearing tale of the young cancer patient, Oscar, and Aunt Rose, who guides him with humour and imagination through his last days. 7.30pm. R120 at Computicket.

•Vaslav runs until Saturday at the Kalk Bay Theatre. A new cabaret that celebrates the life of legendary Russian ballet dancer Vaslav Nijinsky. Performed by Godfrey Johnson and directed by Lara Bye. 8pm. R80. Inforamtion and bookings:

•A Handful of Keys runs until Sunday at the Theatre on the Bay. Ian Von Memerty and Jonathan Roxmouth celebrate the 20th anniversay of the show. Book at Computicket or 021 438 3300.

•The Music of Queen runs until August 30 at the GrandWest Theatre. A musical tribute to rock band Queen. 8.30pm. R90 at Computicket.

•Improguise runs every Monday at The Galloway Theatre. 8pm. Tel: 072 939 3351.

•Jou Ma se Comedy Club at The Pumphouse, V&A Waterfront. 8.30pm. R80 at Computicket. See or call 021 447 7237.

•Comedy at Mercury Live, 43 De Villiers Street, Zonnebloem, on Wednesdays. Tickets: from R30 at the door (open at 8pm). Stand-up comedy on the last Wednesday of the month, improvisation otherwise. Call 021 465 2106.

•Comedy at Chilli Bar, 5 Victoria Road, Southfield, at 8pm on Thursdays. R30. For info, see

•Comedy at Obviouzly Armchair Backpackers and Pub, 135 Lower Main Road, Observatory, every Sunday. 8.30pm to 10.30pm.

•To appear in Boardwalk, please e-mail all theatre-related information to Atiyyah Khan at Atzushka@ by Thursday afternoon for publication on Tuesday. Please put ‘boardwalk’ in the subject line of your e-mail.

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