Cape Town Boardwalk - May 14, 2104

What's On - Cape Town

• A celebration of Afrikaans, the hip hop show Afrikaaps, runs at Artscape from May 29 to 31 at 8pm, plus 11am on May 30 and 2pm on May 31. R80 from Computicket or at box Office.

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• Cape Town Opera presents Show Boat, the musical set in the old American South, at Artscape Opera House on Friday at 7.30pm, Saturday at 1pm and 6pm and Sunday at 6pm. R140 to R380 from Computicket or call 021 421 7695.

• Richard Wright-Firth directs Candice van Litsenborgh with Drew Rienstra on the piano at the Galloway Theatre at the V&A Waterfront Theatre School in Understudy Blues from May 21 to 31. Tickets for the musical comedy about impressing the bigshots so much that you are always their first choice for understudy cost R100 from Sharon at 082 772 8867.

• Catch James Bhemgee and the Cape Flats Tenors at Villa Pascal Theatre, 28 van der Westhuizen Aven, Valmary Park, Durbanville on Saturday at 7.30pm. R120 at 021 975 2566.

• Bill Knight and David Muller are testing out their show, Harbour, the Kalk Bay Musical at The Upper Crust Restaurant, Marina da Gama, on May 28 at 7pm. Bookings at 021 788 7765 essential.

• Malcolm Gooding returns to Kalk Bay Theatre with Going Gooding from Sunday to May 20 at 8pm. The show takes its name from his late-night rock music show which ran from 1968 to 1974 on SABC’s English Service. R100 or R85 from

• Catch Lucy Tops upstairs at the Alexander Theatre, 76 Strand Street, as she tries to figure out why Bette Midler’s music has the power to move us like no other, in Stealing the Show: Bette Midler, written by Jon Keevy, directed by Garth Tavares. R100 at the door, or R85 online. Ends Saturday at 9pm. Tel: 021 300 1652.

• South African author and journalist Mark Gevisser will use more than a century’s worth of maps of Joburg as his Great Text in the Gipca’s Great Texts/Big Questions public lecture on Monday at 5.30pm at the Hiddingh Hall, UCT Campus, Orange Street, Cape Town. No booking necessary, call 021 480 7156 for more information.

• Directed by Geoffrey Hyland and starring Oskar Brown and Nicholas Campbell, Between – an intimate story of a man’s life, loves and losses – returns to the Alexander Bar, 76 Strand Street from Monday to May 31 at 7pm. R110 or R90 at www. Tel: 021 300 1652.

• Crown of the Russian Ballet Ballet company presents Masterpieces of French Music in Ballet until Sunday at the Baxter Theatre. Programme: Bizet’s Carmen (one-act ballet) (music: Georges Bizet), Pugni’s pas de quartre, Adam’s pas de deux from Le Corsaire, Saint-Saëns’s The Dying Swan, Brel’s Don’t Leave Me, Ravel’s Bolero. 7.30pm. R150 to R280 at Computicket.

• Love and Prozac runs until May 31 at the Baxter Theatre. 8.15pm. A comedy based on the horrors of dating in your 30s, directed by John Trengove and starring Sonia Esgueira. R130 at Computicket.

• Blood Brothers ends May 25 at the Fugard Theatre. Adapted and directed by David Kramer, it is produced by Pieter Toerien and Eric Abraham. 8pm. R90 to R160 at Computicket.

• Show and Tell ends May 31 at The Kalk Bay Theatre. The musical revue highlights the talents of pianists Michele Maxwell and Roland Perold. R90. Got to to book.

• Paperboy ends Saturday at the Galloway Theatre. Grant Jacobs’s Standard Bank Ovation Award-winner is a fast-paced comedy filled with colourful characters that takes a humorous but touching look at the ideas of self-fulfilment, ambition and truth. R100. Info: www.waterfront

• Amaza ends tomorrow at the Artscape Theatre. A thriller set in a village in Transkei. A police detective stationed in Port Elizabeth investigates a private and personal matter. 10.30am and 2pm. R40 at Computicket.

• Improguise 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. See

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

• To appear in Boardwalk, 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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