Lord Of The Dance. Picture: Supplied

Here's a list of events that are happening in Cape Town from 11 August until 20 August 2017.

Lord Of The Dance

Michael Flatley’s Lord of the Dance: Dangerous Games is a spectacular new staging of the traditional master piece. With all the precision and thrills of the original, Lord of the Dance: Dangerous Games features new staging, new costumes and choreography. The show features cutting edge technology including a giant Radiant flat screen that spans the width of the stage, special effects lighting, dancing robots and world champion acrobats.

Venue: GrandWest Arena

Dates: 08 - 13 August 2017

Time: 20:00

Tickets: R485 – R655, available at Computicket


Screened as part of the 2017 Fugard Bioscope World Arts Season. From The Royal Opera House.

World-famous tenor Jonas Kaufmann makes his role debut as Otello in Verdi’s passionate retelling of Shakespeare’s great tragedy of jealousy, deception and murder. Soprano Maria Agresta will be his Desdemona and baritone Ludovic Tézier his nemesis Iago in a new production by Olivier Award- winning director Keith Warner.

Venue: The Fugard Bioscope

Date: 13 August 2017

Time: 11:00

Tickets: R100

State Fracture

From the creative team that brought you PAY BACK THE CURRY, comes the satirical, multi-sketch sequel, STATE FRACTURE. With a country that keeps giving, be prepared to laugh, to think and to be blown away by the performance of Daniel Mpilo Richards, Best Breakthrough Performer nominee, Naledi Theatre Awards and Best Performer in a Revue nominee, Fleur du Cap Theatre Awards.

Venue: Baxter Theatre

Dates: 14 - 19 August 2017

Time: 20:00

Tickets: R95/R110

Two by Tenn plays and Wine-paired Dinner

After last year’s sell-out success of The Hotel Plays, the Vineyard Hotel and Abrahamse & Meyer Productions again join forces to bring theatre lovers an unforgettable evening of fine dining, wonderful wines and two of the most outrageous and hilarious plays by Tennessee Williams.

Venue:  Fugard Theatre

Date: 04 - 19 August 2017

Time: 19:00

Tickets: R650

Cape Town Tango Ensemble

The Cape Town Concert Series opens its new season with a special concert featuring the Cape Town Tango Ensemble. They will perform a programme of tango inspired chamber music giving focus to the core instruments comprising bass, violin, piano and of course accordion with Charles Lazar, Piet de Beer, Albert Combrink and Stanislav Anguelov. To join in with the Baxter celebrations of turning 40 years there will be an open Milonga Dance in the foyer after the concert so bring your dancing shoes!

Venue: Baxter Concert Hall

Date: 19 August 2017

Time: 20:00

Tickets: R180

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