Cape Town Boardwalk - January 14, 2014

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l The Firebird runs from Sunday to February 14 at the Maynardville Open-Air Theatre. Danced to the music of Stravinsky, the exotic firebird belongs in the sylvan setting of Maynardville Park. 8.15pm. R110 to R130 at Computicket.

 

l Civil Parting runs from Thursday to Saturday at the Alexander Theatre. Directed by Zanne Solomon, it is a comedy-drama about a same-sex couple who are getting divorced. Call 021 300 1652 or visit www.alexanderbar.co.za

 

l To Kill a Koeksister is a comedy murder mystery starring Andrew Simpson. Ends January 25 at The Kalk Bay Theatre. 8pm. R75. Info at www.kalkbay theatre.co.za

 

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l Shakespeare’s The Tragedy of King Richard III at the Maynardville Open-Air Theatre. Ends February 22. 8.15pm. R110 to R160 at Computicket.

l Sleeping Beauty on Ice runs from Thursday to February 9 at the Artscape Theatre. The Imperial Ice Stars from Russia together with 26 Olympian, European, national and world championship skaters take to the stage in a breathtaking production of the classic fairy tale. 7.30pm. R125 to R400 at Computicket.

l Love and Prozac runs until February 1 at the Alexander Theatre, 76 Strand Street, CBD. A one-woman comedy about love, performed by Sonia Esgueira and directed by John Trengove. 9pm. R100 or R90 at www.alexander bar.co.za or call 021 300 1652.

 

l Back by popular demand is Standard Bank Silver Ovation Award winner, The Things You Left Behind, at the Alexander Theatre, 76 Strand Street, CBD. Ends Saturday. R90, R80 at www.alexander bar.co.za. Call 021 300 1652.

 

l Lara Foot’s adaptation of Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol stars Marc Lottering as Scrooge, with Shaleen Surtie-Richards, Andrew Buckland, Christo Davids, Nur Abrahams and Poseletso Sejosingoe. Ends January 25. 7.30pm nightly with matinees at 3pm on certain days. Check www.baxter.co.za for details. R100 to R200 at Computicket.

l Kaalgat Productions presents Platform 9, written and directed by Christo Davids (Errol in 7de Laan), featuring Maurice Paige (Calvin in Isidingo) and Theodore Jantjies (Xander in 7de Laan). A story about Cape Town and its people. At the Baxter Golden Arrow Studio until January 25. 8.15pm. R80 to R100 at Computicket. More information at www.baxter.co.za

l A Streetcar Named Desire runs at The Artscape Arena until Saturday. Legendary American playwright Tennessee Williams’ Pulitzer Prize-winning masterpiece gets another lease of life with director Darryl Spijkers’ use of music and movement to capture smokey New Orleans. 8pm. R85 at Computicket. More information at www.artscape.co.za

 

l Jou Ma se Comedy Club at The Pumphouse, V&A Waterfront. Today, 8.30pm. Mel Jones hosts headliner Dugald Pieterse with support from Robby Collins and open mic from Bradford Keen. R80 at Computicket. See www.joumasecomedy.com or call 021 447 7237.

 

l Actor, singer and comedian Waseef Piekan (Vocal is Lekka, A Town Called Fokol Lutho) brings his Wrongly Accused to the Baxter Masambe Theatre until Saturday at 8.30pm. R100 at Computicket. See www.baxter.co.za

 

l David Muller, directed by Celia Musikanth, in More Oom Schalk Stories! at the Masque Theatre, Muizenberg. January 21 to 26. 3.3pm and 6.3pm. Tel: 021 788 1898.

 

l Theatresports runs every Tuesday at the Kalk Bay Theatre. South Africa’s longest running, award-winning and hilarious theatre improvisation show. 8pm. R60. Call 072 939 3351.

 

l Madame Zingara’s After Ever show at the V&A Waterfront. Tuesdays to Sundays. R410 to R1 250. Runs until January 22. Decadent dining and spellbinding cirque in one of the last mirror tents. Ticket includes a four-course meal. Book your table by calling 086 162 3263.

 

l Comedy evening at Mercury Live Lounge, 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, improvisational comedy otherwise. Call 021 465 2106.

 

l Comedy evening at Chilli Bar, 5 Victoria Road, Southfield, at 8pm on Thursdays. R30. See www.thechillibar.co.za

 

l Comedy evening at Obviouzly Armchair, 135 Lower Main Road, Observatory, every Sunday. 8.30pm to 10.30pm. Call 021 460 0458.

 

l To appear in Boardwalk, kindly e-mail all your theatre-related information, with subject line boardwalk, to Atiyyah Khan at atzushka@ gmail.com by Thursday afternoon.

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