South African Theatre, 320 Pretorius St: 012 392 4000:
Dawid Die Musical. The final chapter in the Gospel Musical Trilogy. Stars Retief Burger, Dewald Louw and Johan Scholtz. Ends July 1. R150 to R280 at Computicket.
MegaGospel 4 concert featuring Bongi and Collin and Karabo and Mabongi. Saturday. R120 at Computicket. Doors open at 6.30pm.
Sorry, Wrong Number. Written by Lucille Fletcher, directed by Keamogetswe Moeketsane, starring Mmathapelo Moagi, Nebo Mafabatho and others. Ends June 29, Tuesday to Friday at 8pm, Saturday at 3pm and 8pm, Sunday at 3pm. R50 adults, R30 students at Computicket.
Rock Nights. June 28 features The Reason, Josh Thatcher, Leagan Breda and Dave Holland. 8pm. R60 at Computicket, R80 at the door.
Jazz and African Music Nights. 8pm. R80 at Computicket, R100 at the door. June 29: Andy Narell.
Tshwane Comedy Night: June 30: The Young Guns Part 2: Bethuel Giwu, Kgomotso Madimetja, Thapelo Mametja and Tshekedi Monyemore. 8pm. R60 at Computicket, R80 at the door.
Janneman, with Sandra Prinsloo, Hannah Borthwick and Franci Swanepoel. Ends Sunday. R110 at Computicket.
Atterbury Theatre, cnr Daventry and Lynnwood rds, Lynnwood Bridge Centre, 012 471 1700 or 082 841 0783:
Tickets at Computicket or the door.
Sterling EQ. 8pm. Today. R100 to R140.
Wednesday Morning in Prague with Evolution of 4. 10am. Tomorrow. R100.
Joseph Clark Unplugged. 8pm. Thursday. R120 to R150.
Hoe ‘n Man se Kop Werk, with Altus Theart. 8pm. Friday. R120 to R150.
Trophy Breeders – Seminaar 2: Wartwitpense, Bastergemsbokke & KleurmutasiesI. 9am to noon. Saturday. R200.
SMS: Babakoors!. Teenager/family production. Sunday at 4pm. Today and tomorrow at 11am. Sunday to June 27 R70.
Soul of Fire, with soprano Zanne Stapelberg and pianist Kathleen Tagg. Thursday, June 28. 8pm. R110 to R130 at Computicket.
Kevin Perkins aka Mike Naicker does comedy. 8pm. June 29. R130.
Old Friends. A tribute to Simon and Garfunkel. 8pm. June 30. R120 to R180.
The Barnyard Theatre, Menlyn Park Shopping Centre, cnr Atterbury Rd and Lois Ave, Menlo Park, 012 368 1555:
Seven Wonders of Music. A tribute to Elvis Presley, Carlos Santana, Bryan Adams, Whitney Houston and others. Tuesday to Saturday at 8.30pm, doors open 6.30pm. Sunday at 2pm, doors open noon. Ends Sunday. Book as above or www.barnyardtheatres.co.za
Tinkerbell’s Pirate Adventure. A show for the kids. Saturday to July 21. 11am or 3pm, (please enquire), R50 as above.
Tshwane University of Technology: 012 318 5157:
The Mardi Gras. TUT annual Rostrum Roulette Festival. A line-up of 26 drama productions at the Arts Campus from today to Friday. The main programme will run from 8.30am to 4pm daily with a one-hour break for tea and lunch. Performances will be scattered across the campus with three venues – the Rehearsal Room, the Studio and the Rostrum Theatre – and a few site-specific performances. Audiences will be escorted to those locations. For more info and to book, call Tumi at 082 881 1826, or Pieter at 077 918 8318. Plays include Winternag Vlug, Tainted Love, Haar Hare, Die Pop, Fool for Love and others.
Unisa’s Little Theatre, Skinner Street, 012 322 7676:
Gala performance by Youth Dance Company Tshwane to celebrate 10 years. Thursday at 7.30pm, Friday at 5pm, Saturday at 3pm and 7.30pm. R70 to R130. Call Wendy Seymour at 082 7837 378.
Centurion Theatre, 123 Amcor Rd, Lyttelton Manor: 012 664 7859/8710; On Stage Restaurant bookings 012 664 2381: Shows start at 8pm. Book as above.
Winter with Nataniël. A new show, costumes, stories and music. Tomorrow to Saturday and Monday to June 30 at 8pm. R160, R170. (No under-16s).
Irene Village Theatre, 2 Pioneer Rd, Irene, 084 249 9292:
Pierneef Theatre, cnr Pierneef and Mogg aves, Villieria: 012 329 0709:
Tickets at the door.
Rooikaart, with Frank Opperman, written by Dana Snyman. Tomorrow at 7pm.
Die Mojo Show!, One Team consultants Mavis-Marié Meyburg and Sharon Taylor-Steyn help you find your mojo. Fun for the whole family with Anriette van Rooyen and Marliza Eloff. Thursday. 7pm.
Children’s theatre: Kabouter Kabot en die Konka Vol Oemf. Music and songs with musical instruments. Saturday at 10am. R50 adults, R40 children.
Kaptein Blitz en die Skool vir Super Heroes. Action, special effects and fun with Frank Opperman. Wednesday, June 27. 10am. R70.
Pinocchio in Sprokiesland, with Antoinette Snyman’s puppets. July 5. 10am. R50, R40.
Ollie die Nar. New songs and stories. July 6 and 12 at 10am. R50, R40.
Snippie se Soektog. July 7. 10am. R50, R40.
Die Geel Koevertjie. A new show where children learn to save and make money work. July 13. 10am. R60.
Die Storieboek: Aap Uit die Mou. Wednesday, July 11 and Saturday, July 14. 10am. R50, R40.
Popart Performing Arts Centre: next to Arts on Main, 286 Fox St, Johannesburg
Joburg Theatre Complex, cnr Loveday and Hoofd sts: 011 877 6854: all bookings at 0861 670 670 or see www.joburgtheatre.com.
People’s Theatre: 011 403 1563/2340:
The Gingerbread Man 2. A musical written by Sir David Wood. Ends August 2. Entertaining and educational. For bookings, call Andrew or Lorraine at 011 403 1563.
Fringe (Tesson) Theatre, Civic Boulevard, Braamfontein, 011 877 6854:
Soul of Fire, with soprano Zanne Stapelberg and pianist Kathleen Tagg. Friday, June 29. 8pm.
Barnyard Theatre Boksburg, East Rand Mall, cnr Rietfontein Rd and Bentel Ave, 011 823 6933:
Dancing in the Street. Visit exotic destinations such as the Rio de Janeiro Carnival or the New Orleans Mardi Gras. Tuesdays to Saturdays at 8pm, doors open 6.30pm, Sundays at 2pm, doors open noon, until June 24. R90 to R135 at www.barnyardtheatres.co.za or 011 823 6933.
Tinkerbell’s Pirate Adventure. Show for the kids. Saturday to July 21. 11am or 3pm, (please enquire), R50. Book as above.
Barnyard Theatre Cresta, Cresta Shopping Centre, Beyers Naudé Drive, Randburg: 011 280 4370:
Icons of the '80s, featuring an 11-member cast with song and dance. Tuesdays to Saturdays at 8pm, doors open at 6.30pm, Sundays at 2pm, doors open at noon. Until Sunday. R95 to R145 at www.barnyardtheatres.co.za or 011 280 4370.
Tinkerbell’s Pirate Adventure. Show for the kids. Saturday 3 to July 21. 11am or 3pm, (please enquire), R50. Book as above.
Barnyard Theatre Rivonia, Rivonia Crossing 2, cnr Witkoppen and Rivonia Roads (entrance in Achter Rd), just off Rivonia Rd turn-off on the N1 highway: 011 234 2033:
The Final Countdown. Six decades of rock ‘n’ roll, with hits from the 1950s to the present. Show runs Tuesdays to Saturdays at 8pm, doors open 6.30pm, Sundays at 2pm, doors open at noon, until Sunday. Book at www.barnyardtheatres.co.za or call 011 234 2033.
Tinkerbell’s Pirate Adventure, show for the kids, June 23 to July 21, 11am or 3pm, (times vary, please enquire). R50. Book as above.
Boma Theatre & Buffet Restaurant, North Rand Rd, Boksburg, 011 918 4888:
Queen Will Rock You – The Show. A tribute to the magic of rock band Queen, singer Freddie Mercury and friends with a 10-member cast. Specials on Fridays and Saturdays at 8.30pm. Shows include full buffet.
Jabulani Amphitheatre, Soweto:
Kazi Movie Nights – Skyf and Jozi King. Two South African films. Gates open 6pm and screening starts 7.30pm. Friday. R10. Food and beverages on sale. The community can meet the stars and crew of the movies.
Montecasino, cnr William Nicol Drive and Witkoppen Rd, Fourways: 011 511 1818.
Cabaret – The Musical, starring Samantha Peo, Sascha Halbhuber and Bryan Hiles, directed by Steven Stead. Ends August 5. R100 to R325 at the theatre or Computicket.
Studio Theatre: 011 511 1818:
So You Think You Can Love? A new comedy with Sonia Esgueira. Ends July 1. R150 at Computicket or the theatre.
Topsy Turvy. A fresh look at Gilbert & Sullivan. Directed by Alan Swerdlow and starring Jonathan Roxmouth. July 4 to August 5. R150 at the theatre.
Outdoor Event Arena at Montecasino:
ABSA Boktown, for Bok supporters. Friday. R30 includes one free local beer, cider, soft-drink or mineral water and a performance by the Graeme Watkins Project. Gates open 3pm. R15 to R30 at Computicket.
Madame Zingara’s Spiegel Tent Victoria at Montecasino’s Outdoor Events Area: 011 367 4250:
El Milagro. A unique dinner cirque spectacular with local and international artists combined with a four-course feast. R410 to R495. See www.madamezingara.com or call 0861 623 263.
Parker’s Comedy & Jive, Shop 24, next to Boogaloos Skate Park, 011 511 0081: (book at Computicket)
Grilling of a Lifetime. June 26. 8pm. R220.
Market Theatre, 56 Margaret Mcingana St, Johannesburg, 011 832 1641:
Kwela Bafana. Songs of the Fifties. Ends Sunday. 8pm. R75 Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, R95, Friday and Saturday, R160 and Sunday matinee R120 at Computicket or box office.
Brothers Size by Tarell Alvin McCraneyk, starring Joshua Elijah Reese, Rodrick Covington and Sam Encarnacion. Ends July 1.
National Children’s Theatre, 3 Junction Ave, Parktown, 011 484 1584/5: www.nctt.org.za.
Disney's Alladin Jr. Ends July 21. Features Marco Spaumer, Dolly Louw, Clint Lesch, Dionne Song and others. R80 children, R100 adults at theatre.
Carnival City Casino, Heidelberg Rd, Brakpan, 011 898 7575/7000:
Big Top Arena:
Engelbert Humperdinck. Friday and Saturday. 8pm. R250 to R520 at Computicket.
Jazz Monate and Afro-Beatz. Sundays. 3pm. Hosted by Mesh Mapetla. R100 at the door includes entry and a meal. Until December.
Afro-Beatz. July 1.
Jazz Monate. July 15.
Concert on the Deck with gutarist Dan Patlansky. June 30. 3.30pm. R120 as above.
Gold Reef City Theme Park, Northern Parkway, Ormonde, 011 248 6800:
Jett & Jin. The theme park’s new 4D adventure, alternated with Pirate Story. Admission in entry to park.
Jozi’s Story of Gold. An interactive experience including a guided underground mine tour, visits to authentic mining houses and a chance to see gold panning and pouring. Admission in entry to park.
Thunderstruck with Clint Cunningham and his musicians. Fridays at 8.30pm, Saturdays at 7pm and 9pm, Sundays at 2pm, until August 26. R55 at Computicket,
McLaren Circus. Friday to July 15. 11.30 for noon. Tickets at Computicket.
Ethan Bortnick, child prodigy pianist. Tomorrow. 8pm. Sunday. 2pm, R200 to R400 at Computicket.
Old School. A comedy with an Indian flavour, with Meren Reddy, Leeanda Reddy and Kaseran Pillay, directed by Krijay Govender. June 29 and 30, July 6 and 7 at 8.30pm. R140 at Computicket or the box office.
Foxwood Theatre, 13 Fifth St, Houghton, (on Rosebank side of the M1), 011 486 0935:
The Dreemz. Over-the-top and over- the-hill performers impersonate, send up and rip apart divas Celine Dion, Edith Piaf, Cher, Amy Winehouse and others. Sundays at 6pm, until July 29. R130. Book a table for after the show as above.
Daar was ‘n Tyd, with Jan Groenewald. Friday and Saturday at 8pm, July 1 at 11.30am. Book a meal as well. R120.
Des & Dawn Lindberg’s Soiree, followed by “proper” afternoon tea at 3pm every last Sunday of the month where Des and Dawn host various artists. R175 for show and tea. The tea on Sunday features Mark Banks.
Fine Comedy. Intelligent and funny shows presented by the Joburg Comedy Cartel each first Friday of the month. R100. Doors open 8pm. July 6 features Shaun Wewege, Alyn Adams, Chris Forrest and Malcolm Ferreira. R120 at the theatre.
GoetheonMain, 245 Main St, CBD: Kaja Kopkow 011 442 3232:
Looking Glass – Johannesburg 2012 and 1886-1896; two-part project of performative work and installation, the historical events leading to the creation of Johannesburg more than 125 years ago. By Eduardo Cachucho. Ends July 1. Free admission.
IL Giardino Degli Ulivi and The Room, 44 Stanley Ave, Millpark, 011 482 4978:
Music events for June: Thursdays are folk and light rock, Fridays are country, folk and honky tonk; Sunday lunch hear the ensemble Borsalino with gypsy jazz.
Rooikaart, with Frank Opperman. Thursday at The Room. R140. A la carte menu available. Show starts 8.15pm, doors open 6.30pm. Book with Ann at 083 618 3848.
Old Mutual Theatre on the Square, Fifth St Sandton, 011 883 8606 and for bookings 083 377 4969 or Strictly Tickets:
An Evening with Brenda Mtambo. Sunday. 5.30pm for 6pm. R120 at the box office.
Boesman and Lena. Athol Fugard’s masterpiece starring Quanita Adams and Elton Landrew, directed by James Ncgobo. Ends June 30.
Beyond the Mind, with mentalist Gilan Gork. July 3 to 14, bookings as above.
Classical concerts on Fridays, 12.45 for 1pm. R30 which includes coffee and biscuits. Go to the box office from 12.30pm. Call 011 883 8606.
Friday: Piano concert by Gareth Ross with works by Mozart, Liszt and South African composer Klatzow.
June 29: Piano recital by Olga Tfihelashvili, works by Chopin – Prelude Cycle.
Silverstar Casino, 011 662 7300: bookings at Computicket.
Marietta Theunissen, psychic and clairvoyant. Saturday. 7pm. R150 at Computicket.
Selaelo Selota and Poy Poy Makhubela. June 29 at 7pm. R300 includes buffet dinner and wine.
Victory Theatre, 105 Louis Botha Ave, Houghton Estate, 011 728 9603:
Umoja. 8pm. R95 to R300 at Computicket.
Voice2Act Home Theatre, 27 Morris Ave, Blairgowrie, 072 527 3524/ 011 886 2080:
Comedy in Love. Adult theatre group exploring the different facets of love in a light-hearted way, featuring extracts from well-known writers. June 30. 3pm. R50 as above.
Linder Auditorium, Wits Education Campus, 27 St Andrews Rd, Parktown, Joburg:
Hiawatha’s Wedding Feast, by Samuel Coleridge Taylor, with the Symphony Choir of Johannesburg. Sunday. 3pm. Enquiries: Debbie at 082 853 9709 or Caroline at 011 447 9264 (o/h).
l Computicket: 083 915 8000 or www.computicket.com
l www.strictlytickets.com or 082 553 5903.