Cape Town Boardwalk - March 11, 2014

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l Don’t Dalla Wid Da Masalla runs Saturday at Artscape Theatre. Karou Charou returns to Cape Town with his one-man comedy show that dissects all things Indian. 8.15pm. R120 at Computicket.

 

l Kalk Bay Theatre’s 10th birthday party until Saturday features a programme each night of performers who have been part of the Kalk Bay Theatre journey. R175 for dinner, wine, show and birthday cake. For more info, see www.kalkbaytheatre.co.za.

 

l The Ha!man in Concert. March 20 to 22 at The Kalk Bay Theatre. Multi-artistic cellist Ha!man has performed around the globe since 1992. He combines his classical music training with a range of musical influences to find new ways for music to express true feeling. 8pm. R85 at www.kalkbaytheatre.co.za.

 

l Heavy runs from Monday to March 29 at The Baxter Theatre. Comedy about an overweight son of a sangoma and a Western medicine nurse who considers fist-fighting an inconvenience. Written and performed by Kagiso Mokgadi. 8.15pm. R60 to R80 at Computicket.

 

l A Human Being Died That Night ends on Saturday at The Fugard Theatre. Based on Professor Pumla Gobodo-Madizikela‘s Alan Paton Award-winning best-seller of the same name, the production explores, through her extraordinary prison interviews with Eugene de Kock, how a fundamentally moral person could become a mass murderer. 8pm. R120 to R160 at Computicket.

 

l The fourth annual Zabalaza Theatre Festival ends on Saturday at the Baxter Theatre. Over nine days, the festival presents 40 productions, two open-mic sessions and daily spoken word and hip hop events with with the Lingua Franca and Words and Beats Collective. Venues include the Golden Arrow Studio, Flipside Theatre, Masambe Theatre as well as the Concert Hall and the outside amphitheatre. R25. Info: http://www.baxter.co.za/.

 

l Passage ends March 22 at The Baxter Theatre. The production explores the values, assumptions, fears and behaviours that allow gender violence to hapen, and investigates how boys transition into men. Directed by Thando Doni. Performed in English, Xhosa and Afrikaans. 6pm. R80 at Computicket.

 

l Faze4 perform every Wednesday, Friday and Saturday this month at the Jackson Hall, GrandWest. Four-piece local band playing traditional and Cape jazz. 6pm. Free entry.

 

l Call Me Lee ends Saturday at The Theatre on the Bay. Jonathan Roxmouth pays tribute to Mr Showmanship, Liberace – “Lee” to his friends – in this concert biography with lighting by Denis Hutchison and direction by Ian von Memerty. 8pm. R90 to R130 at Computicket.

 

l The Sound of Music runs until March 30 at The Artscape Theatre. With Bethany Dickson as Maria. 8pm. R899 to R1 099 Computicket.

 

l Missing runs until March 29 at The Baxter Theatre. The latest play by actor, director and playwright John Kani. R120 to R140 at Computicket.

 

l Jou Ma se Comedy Club at The Pumphouse, V&A Waterfront. Today, 8.30pm. R80 at Computicket. See www.joumasecomedy.com. Call 021 447 7237.

 

l Theatresports every Tuesday at Kalk Bay Theatre. South Africa’s longest running, award-winning theatre improv show. 8pm. R60. Tel 072 939 3351.

 

l Comedy at Mercury Live, 43 De Villiers Street, Zonnebloem, on Wednesdays. From R30 at the door (open at 8pm). Stand-up comedy on the last Wednesday of the month, improvisation otherwise. Call 021 465 2106.

 

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

 

l Comedy at Obviouzly Armchair, 135 Lower Main Road, Observatory, every Sunday. 8.30pm to 10.30pm.

 

• To be listed, e-mail all theatre information, subject boardwalk, to Atiyyah Khan at atzushka@ gmail.com by Thursday afternoon.

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