Cape Town Boardwalk - May 28, 2014

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to Marc Lottering3 Gary van Wyk Marc Lottering is on the line-up at the Jive Cape Town Funny Festival at the Baxter Theatre.

• Twelfth Night at The Macbeths runs from June 3 to 6 at the Arena Theatre, UCT Hiddingh Campus. A highly entertaining and witty collage drawing from several Shakespearean plays, but rooted in his Twelfth Night. 7.30pm. R45 to R60 at www.webtickets.co.za.

• The Snow Goose runs from June 5 to 28 at the Kalk Bay Theatre. An adaptation of Paul Gallico’s perennial favourite brought to life by James Cairns and Taryn Bennett under the direction of Jenine Collocott. 8pm. R95 at www.kalkbaytheatre.co.za.

• The Hunchback of Notre Dame runs from Saturday to June 8 at Bellville Civic Theatre. R100 at Computicket.

• Ottoman Slap play on Friday at Villa Pascal Theatre & Guest House in Durbanville. This five-piece Middle Eastern/gypsy/Balkan fusion band bring you a rich span of moods, from the sultry depths of the Middle East to the meandering slopes of the Balkan hills. R100. 7.30pm. Tel: 021 975 2566.

• Fergus of Galloway runs from tomorrow to June 28 at the Rosebank Theatre. Created from an epic poem of knights and maidens, Fergus of Galloway is set in the time of King Arthur and his Knights of the Round Table. Multiple award-winning playwright Nicholas Ellenbogen has reworked the choral piece into a musical, and drawing from influences of blues, reggae and folk rock, a talented young cast has rearranged it into a modern powerhouse. 8pm. R100 at www.webtickets.co.za.

• Morning Melodies Palm Strings Trio play tomorrow at the Baxter Theatre. Featuring Titia Blake (violin), Michael Hoole (guitar), Ross Johnson (double bass and pennywhistle). 10.30am. R35 at Computicket.

• Proudly Afrisnaaks runs from Monday to June 7 at the Baxter Golden Arrow Studio. Following their success at the Suidoosterfees earlier this year, five of the best Afrikaans stand-up comedians have come together to showcase their diversity in this proudly South African comedy shows. 8.15pm. R80 at Computicket.

• Cape Town Big Band Jazz Festival runs from tomorrow to Saturday at the Baxter Concert Hall. Celebrating 16 years at the venue, the festival will showcase 23 school, college and community big bands over the four days. 7.45pm. R90. Tel: 021 797 6657.

• The 10th Jive Cape Town Funny Festival ends June 22 at the Baxter Theatre. South Africa’s favourite comedy festival returns for a 10th season to the home of Cape comedy, hosted by stage, TV and film star Shaleen Surtie Richards. Marc Lottering, Stuart Cairns, Nik Rabinowitz, Yaaseen Barnes, Riaad Moosa, Trevor Noah and more. 8pm. R150 at Computicket.

• A celebration of Afrikaans, the hip hop show Afrikaaps, runs at Artscape from Thursday to Saturday at 8pm, plus 11am on Friday and 2pm on Saturday. R80 at Computicket or the box office.

• Richard Wright-Firth directs Candice van Litsenborgh with Drew Rienstra on the piano at the Galloway Theatre at the V&A Waterfront Theatre School in Understudy Blues until Saturday. The musical comedy is about impressing the bigshots so that you are always their first choice as understudy. Tickets R100 from Sharon at 082 772 8867.

• Bill Knight and David Muller are testing out their show, Harbour, the Kalk Bay Musical at The Upper Crust Restaurant, Marina da Gama, tomorrow at 7pm. Bookings at 021 788 7765 are essential.

• Directed by Geoffrey Hyland and starring Oskar Brown and Nicholas Campbell, Between – an intimate story of a man’s life, loves and losses – returns to the Alexander Bar, 76 Strand Street, CBD, until Saturday at 7pm. R110 or R90 at www. alexanderbar.co.za. Tel: 021 300 1652.

• Love and Prozac runs until May 31 at the Baxter Theatre. 8.15pm. A comedy based on the horrors of dating in your 30s, directed by John Trengove and starring Sonia Esgueira. R130 at Computicket.

• Show and Tell ends May 31 at The Kalk Bay Theatre. The musical revue highlights the talents of pianists Michele Maxwell and Roland Perold. R90. Go to www.kalkbaytheatre.co.za to book.

• Improguise every Monday at The Galloway Theatre. 8pm. Tel: 072 939 3351.

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

• Comedy 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.

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

• Comedy at Obviouzly Armchair Backpackers & Pub, 135 Lower Main Road, Observatory, every Sunday. 8.30pm to 10.30pm.

• To appear in Boardwalk, e-mail all theatre-related information to Atiyyah Khan at Atzushka@ gmail.com by Thursday afternoon for publication on Tuesday. Please put ‘boardwalk’ in the subject line of your e-mail.


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