lThe Tales of Hoffmann, presented by Cape Town Opera in collaboration with the UCT Opera School, is at the Artscape Theatre on Friday, November 27, 28 and 29 at 7.30pm and on Sunday at 6pm. Tickets: R125 to R175 at Computicket and the box office.
lCatch the Tygerberg Children’s Choir’s Christmas Concert at Rhebokskloof Wine Estate’s Theatre on the Lake on Sunday. Conducted by Hendrik D Loock with Theresa Loock as accompanist and arranger. Tickets: R65 for minors, R130 for adults at Computicket.
lDirected by David Kramer, Alistair Izobell and Clarence Ford’s Radio Classics is at the Baxter Theatre from Thursday to January 5. Tickets: R110 to R195 at Computicket
lCasper de Vries presents Vark In Hel inside the Artscape Opera House until Saturday. Tickets: R150 to R240 at Computicket and the box office at 021 421 7695.
lThe Cape Consort return to the Fugard Theatre in District Six, continuing their Monteverdi Project. Part II is titled Heart/Attack. Sunday and December 2. Tickets: R130 at Computicket or the box office: 021 461 4554. Friends of the Fugard and seniors R110 when booking through the box office, students R90 at Computicket.
lThe Ivy Meyer Dance Academy performs at the V&A Waterfront Amphitheatre on Saturday at 6pm. Free.
lTim Firth’s Calendar Girls is at the Masque Theatre until Saturday. Book at 021 788 1898. The Claremont Dramatic Society will give a percentage of every ticket sold to the Sunflower Fund. Calendars with the actresses in a state of tasteful undress will be sold for the same charity at R100 each.
lMartin Evans and Rob van Vuuren’s Pants on Fire! magazine show is back at Alexander Upstairs on Monday at 8pm. Tickets are R100.
lNic Stevens, Abby James and Public Opinion at Golden Valley Casino’s sixth birthday celebrations. Friday to Sunday. Free.
lThe Nederburg Picnic Concert features James Bhemgee, cabaret artist Niël Rademan and fusion band Coda at the Nederburg Manor House, Paarl. 3pm. Tickets: R100 for adults and free for under-12s. Book at 021 877 5173
lThe Tygerberg Children’s Choir Christmas Concerts at the Endler Hall in Stellenbosch on Saturday at 8pm. Tickets: R90, R70 for students and scholars, at Computicket.
lMilestones to the Millennium: A Celebration of Music From the 1960s to the 1990s is at the GrandWest Roxy Review Bar at the GrandWest Casino until January 12. Tickets: R78 at the box office.
lDanny K and Loyiso Bala, as well as Zayn Adam, Karin Kortje, James Bhemgee, Mady, Jeremy Olivier and more at Rocking Our City at the GrandWest Casino on Saturday. Tickets: from R150 at Computicket.
lAward-winning playwright Nicholas Spagnoletti presents Special Thanks To Guests From Afar at the Artscape Theatre from today until Saturday. Tickets: R50 to R85 at Computicket and at the box office. Please note that performances tomorrow, and on Friday and Saturday will start at 5.30pm and include a glass of wine if the R85 ticket is purchased.
lMartin Evans, last year’s Standard Bank Ovation Award for Comedy winner, brings his hilarious FBPK to the Kalk Bay Theatre until Sunday. The comical retelling of one man’s road to recovery and self-discovery following a life-changing accident. Tickets: R95 and can be booked at www.kbt.co.za
lIllusionist Gilan Gork presents Beyond The Mind at Theatre On The Bay until Saturday. Tickets: R120 to R160 at Computicket or the box office at 021 438 3301. Ticket holders are asked to bring an old spoon or fork to the show.
lWhen the Reaper Calls is a comedy/ thriller directed by Lawrie West running at the Playhouse Theatre in Somerset West from Friday to November 30. R30 to R75 at Computicket.
lCatch Macstanley at Mercury on 43 De Villiers Street on Friday. Tickets are priced from R60 at the door.
lClinton Viljoen and Marshall Hartogh will play jazz, pop, soul and more at the Jackson Hall at the GrandWest Casino every Wednesday, Friday and Saturday this month. Free.
lComedy at Mercury Live, 43 De Villiers St, Zonnebloem. From R30 at the door.
lComedy at Chilli Bar, 5 Victoria Rd, Southfield. R30. For more info visit www.thechillibar.co.za
lTheatreSports at Kalk Bay Theatre on Tuesdays at 8.30pm. R50 adults, R40 students. Book at www.kbt.co.za
lFunny Bones stand-up comedy every Tuesday at the Purple Turtle, cnr Long and Shortmarket streets, CBD. 8pm. R30. Call 021 424 0811.
lComedy On Monday Evenings (C.O.M.E) at Ragazzi Club, 33 Long Street, CBD. 9pm. R40. Call 079 616 6333.
lComedy on Long at Zula Sound Bar every Wednesday. Call 021 424 2442.
lComics at Work every Sunday at Obz Café, Observatory. R20. Bookings: 021 448 5555.
lKurt Schoonraad’s Jou Ma Se Comedy Club at the River Club, Observatory, on Thursdays at 8.30pm. R40 to R80 at webtickets.co.za. Call 079 495 3989.
lComputicket: 083 915 8000