MY MIRIAM MAKEBA STORY Sima Mashazi pays tribute to historical icon Miriam Makeba, who spoke truth through her lyrics. The show features world-famous hits like “Phatha phatha” to less-known gems like “Suliram”. On from 13 to15 September at 8 pm in the Arena.
KAROO SUITE / KATRINA Coenie de Villiers and renowned author Deon Meyer return with their box office hit Karoo Suite, a musical ode to the Karoo. The second half consists of the debut performance of the ballet based on the life story of Katrina Esau, the last remaining fluent speaker of the Khoisan language N|uu. On from 19 to 22 September at the Artscape Theatre.
MARIA STUARDA Royal intrigues explode onto stage as Donizetti dramatizes the fatal conflict between two Tudor queens, Elizabeth I and Mary, Queen of Scots, bitter rivals both for the throne and for the love of Robert Leicester. Spectacular singing and spine-tingling confrontations take the focus in Matthew Wild’s minimalist staging. It’s on from 26 to 29 September at the Artscape Opera House.
JAZZ MASTER CONCERT SERIES Bringing jazz back to the theatre and honouring some of the finest jazz musicians in the Western Cape, Artscape Theatre Centre has meticulously chosen a combination of bands and musicians for the 2018 Jazz Masters Series. Every night will have a themed undertone and cover original music by each performer as well as works of well-known South African composers. On from 27 to 29 January at the Artscape Theatre.
Tickets from Computicket and Artscape Dial-A-Seat on 021 421 7695.