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lPassage runs from March 4 to 22 at The Baxter Theatre, Flipside. The play goes to the heart of the crisis of violence against women in South Africa by investigating how boys transition into men. Performed in English, Xhosa and Afrikaans. R80. 11am and 6pm. R80 at Computicket.
lWord N Sound, in partnership with British Council Connect ZA, present UK spoken word poet Chris Redmond’s Tongue Fu on March 4 at Straight No Chaser, 79 Buitenkant St, CBD. Tongue Fu is a riotous experiment in live literature, music, film and improvisation; frequently surprising, hilarious, poignant and always unrehearsed. See Facebook. 8pm to 11pm. R30
lGavin Bonner in Outlaws & Outcastes on Thursday at Beautiful Life Building, 70-72 Bree St, CBD. Music, storytelling. 7.30pm. R60. Tel: 021 424 0074.
lBentleys Bettys runs on Thursday and Friday at Waterfront College. The play explores four waitresses, some difficult customers, attitude problems, family problems and how they all interrelate one busy night. 6pm. Info/tickets (R80): www.waterfronttheatreschool.co.za.
lFaze4 perform every Wednesday, Friday and Saturday next month at the Jackson Hall, GrandWest. The quartet play traditional and Cape jazz. 6pm. Free.
lHow Did I Get Here? Emmy nominated writer (Late Nite News) and comedian Mojak Lehoko’s autobiographical take on South Africa. Friday and Saturday. The Artscape Arena Theatre. 8.15pm. R100 at Computicket.
lA lie of the Mind ends March 8 at The Little Theatre. Christopher Weare directs Sam Shepard’s award winning play. 7.30pm. R60 at www.webtickets.co.za.
lKlaza Kalish and Other Stories runs tomorrow at Villa Pascal Durbanville. 7.30 pm. R80 at www.villapascal.co.za or call 021 975 2566.
lCall Me Lee, a tribute to Mr Showmanship, aka Liberace, runs until March 15 at The Theatre on the Bay. Stars Jonathan Roxmouth. With lighting design by Denis Hutchison and direction by Ian von Memerty. 8pm. R90 to R130.at Computicket.
lThe Sound of Music runs until March 30 at The Artscape Theatre. 8pm. R125 to R425 at Computicket.
lA Certain Lady ends Saturday at The Alexander Bar. Based on the short stories of US literary icon, Dorothy Parker, the play explores the heart of a woman in the 1920s. 7pm. R90 at Computicket.
lMissing rends March 29 at The Baxter Theatre. By South African actor, director and playwright John Kani. R120 to R140 at Computicket.
lGoing Gooding runs tomorrow to Saturday at the Kalk Bay Theatre. Malcom Gooding’s ride through a bygone era of radio broadcasting. 8pm. R100 at www.kalkbaytheatre.co.za.
lDeath of a Colonialist ends Saturday at the Baxter Golden Arrow Studio. It tells the story of Harold Smith, an ageing, eccentric, unpredictable but extremely passionate history teacher at a high school in Grahamstown. R100 to R140 at Computicket.
lJou Ma se Comedy Club at The Pumphouse, V&A Waterfront. Today. 8.30pm .R80 at Computicket. See www.joumasecomedy.com. Call 021 447 7237.
lTheatresports runs every Tuesday nights at the Kalk Bay Theatre. South Africa’s longest running, award-winning and hilarious theatre improvisation show. 8pm. R60. Tel 072 939 3351.
lComedy at Mercury Live, 43 De Villiers Street, Zonnebloem, on Wednesday nights. Tickets: start 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. 8pm on Thursdays. R30. See www.thechillibar.co.za.
lComedy at Obviouzly Armchair, 135 Lower Main Road, Observatory every Sunday. 8.30pm to 10.30pm. R40, R20 if you’re a student!
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