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lMiskien runs from September 2-27 at the Baxter Theatre Centre. Miskien examines the friendship between two best friends. 8.15pm. R80-R145. Info via Computicket.
lI Turned Away and She Was Gone runs from August 28-30 at The Magnet Theatre. A story that visits the past, present and future, directed by Mark Fleishman and featuring original music by Neo Muyanga. 7pm. R100. Info: 021 448 3436.
lWestern Cape Junior Magician Championships 2014 runs on August 21 at the Baxter Theatre. 2pm and 4pm. R100. Bookings via Computicket.
lOne Arm runs from August 28-September 14 at the Artscape Theatre Centre. An erotic short story written by Tennessee Williams adapted by Fred Abrahamse and Marcel Meyer. 7pm. R100-R150. Info via Computicket.
lDarling runs on September 2 at the Artscape Theatre.Two powerful performers, Moya Michael (Johannesburg, South Africa) and Igor Shyshko (Gomel, Belarus) perform a unique dance duet based on the reinterpretation of their personal histories. 7.30pm. R100. Bookings via Computicket.
lThe Live Art Festival runs from August 27-September 6 at the Gordon Performing Institute for Performing and Creative Arts at UCT.
The festival this year features thirty-five works of innovation by artists from the fields of visual arts, dance, theatre, music, architecture and literature, who demonstrate an edge in performance art practice. R50-R80. Bookings at Webtickets.
lIntermission runs on August 27 and 28 at the Theatre Arts Admin Collective. Fascinated by the points at which art and science intersect, Intermission deals with the interface between how we see the body and world. 7pm. R50. Info: 021 447 3683.
lLegally Blonde the Musical runs from August 27-September 6 at the Masque Theatre, Muizenberg. Legally Blonde – The Musical, with music and lyrics by Laurence O’Keefe and Nell Benjamin, offers an inspiring narrative that champions the human spirit and reinforces the age old adage “never judge a book by its cover”. 8pm. R120. Info: 021 418 4600.
lThe Shadow of the Hummingbird runs from August 27-30 at The Fugard Theatre. Legendary playwright Athol Fugard returns to the stage for the first time in 15 years in his newest play. 8pm. R130-R150. Bookings via Computicket.
lRes4Res runs from August 27-30 at the Baxter Theatre Centre. An annual festival in which the residences at the University of Cape Town are encouraged to look to their lives and the world around them, and engage with a theme to create a short performance piece. 7.30pm. R45. Info via Computicket.
lRockville 2069 runs from August 29-September 7 at the Artscape Theatre. This musical centred on a futuristic love story is set against the backdrop of a post-apocalyptic world and is steeped in the philosophies that characterise the rebellion of the ‘60s, the ‘70s and those that are currently shaping our world. R100-R250. Bookings via Computicket.
lThis is Captain Lottering Speaking runs from September 2-20 at the Baxter Theatre Centre.
Marc Lottering returns with his latest one man show. 8pm. R85. Bookings via Computicket.
lOom Schalk, from the Heart runs on August 30 at the Showroom Theatre, Prince Albert. Based on the stories by Herman Charles Bosman, directed by Celia Musikanth and performed by David Muller. 8pm. Tickets: theshowroomtickets.com
lUn-mute runs until August 27 at the Theatre Arts Admin Collective. Motivated by the isolation that people with disability experience, Un-mute is a way of deaf dancer Andile Vellem, finding his voice as a choreographer, using sign language as the source of his movement vocabulary. 7pm. R50. Info: 021 447 3683.
lUndermined runs from August 26-30 at the Kalk Bay Theatre. Told against the backdrop of urban Jozi and the deep of the mines, Undermined is a story of hope, perseverance, and an unexpected hero. 8pm. R85. Info: 082 855 7277.
lThe Kingmakers runs until September 13 at the Alexander Bar. The Kingmakers follows a group of opposition-party strategists as they attempt to place a neutral party member in contention for leadership. 7pm. R100. Bookings: 021 300 1088.
lIl Viaggio a Reims plays from August 26-30 at the Baxter Theatre. Comic opera presented by the The UCT Opera School and Cape Town Opera. 7.30pm. R190. Bookings via Computicket.
lRaiders: the Great War runs until September 6 at The Rosebank Theatre. The award-winning Raiders production returns. 8pm. R100. Tickets via Webtickets.
lVanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike runs until September 6 at the Theatre on the Bay. Winner of the 2013 Tony Award for Best Play. 8pm. R95-R165. Bookings via Computicket.
lSchool Arts Festival runs until August 28 at the Artscape Theatre Centre. The Schools’ Arts Festival gives pupils the opportunity to showcase their talent on a professional stage in the form of music, verse or dance. 7pm. R40. Bookings via Computicket.
lThe Rocky Horrow Show runs until November 2 at The Fugard Theatre. 8pm. R90-R310. Bookings via Computicket.
lThe Music of Queen runs until August 30 at the Grandwest Theatre. A musical tribute to rock band Queen. 8.30pm. R90. Tickets via Computicket.
lImproguise every Monday at The Galloway Theatre. 8pm. Tel: 072 939 3351.
lJou Ma se Comedy Club at The Pumphouse, V&A Waterfront. 8.30pm. R80 at Computicket. See www.joumasecomedy.com or call 021 447 7237.
lComedy 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.
lComedy at Chilli Bar, 5 Victoria Road, Southfield, at 8pm on Thursdays. R30. See www.thechillibar.co.za
lComedy at Obviouzly Armchair Backpackers & Pub, 135 Lower Main Road, Observatory, every Sunday. 8.30pm to 10.30pm.
lTo appear in Boardwalk, e-mail theatre-related information to Atiyyah Khan at [email protected] by Thursday afternoon for publication on Tuesday. Please put “boardwalk” in the subject line of your e-mail.