Cape Town Theatre Venues

The Cape Town theatre scene offers a wide variety of entertainment venues and styles.
Below is a list of theatres to be found, not only in Cape Town, but also in the surrounding areas.

This page is a work in progress and I'll be updating it as soon as I find out about a venue not listed here.

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Theatres in the Cape Peninsula

Artscape Theatre
City Foreshore

Artscape is ideally situated to serve the Cape's performing arts, film, tourism, entertainment, conference and exhibition industries.

The Artscape complex consists of a fully equipped Opera House, a theatre, a smaller theatre, a piazza, gardens, rehearsal rooms and ample parking.

Contact Info:
+27 21 410-9838

Barnyard Theatre
Willowbridge Lifestyle Centre, Tyger Valley

The Barnyard Theatre is a popular entertainment venue for live music shows. The in-house pizzeria and cash bar will cater for your food and drinks requirements.

Contact Info:
+27 21 914 8898

Cape Town Theatre venues - Barnyard Willowbridge

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Baxter Theatre

The Baxter Theatre Centre is one of the major live theatre venues in Cape Town and provides a stage for all types of professional entertainment - music, drama, ballet, opera and intimate theatre.

The Baxter Theatre Centre consists of the main Theatre, a Concert Hall with a fine Von Beckerath organ and the intimate Golden Arrow Studio Theatre.

Contact Info:
+27 21 685 7880

Cape Town Theatre venues - The Baxter Theatre

Die Boer
Chenoweth Straat 6, Durbanville

Die Boer provides for dinner theatre by Afrikaans performers.
By Die Boer restaurant teater laat herlewe ons "aandete-teater" binne die "ambience" van ʼn top restaurant en ʼn volledig toegeruste teater.

Contact Info:
+27 21 979 1911

Cape Town Theatre venues - Die Boer Teater

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The Fugard Theatre
Caledon Street, District Six

The 280-seater Fugard Theatre is located within the historic Sacks Futeran building in Cape Town’s District Six, with the renovated Congregational Church Hall in Caledon Street as its entrance.

Contact Info:
+27 21 461 4554

Cape Town Theatre venues - Fugard Theatre

Grand West Casino

The Grand West entertainment complex provides for major local and international shows at the impressive Grand Arena with seating for 5 000 people.

Other venues include the Jackson Hall and Roxy Revue Bar.

Contact Info:
+27 21 505 7777

The Intimate Theatre
37 Orange St, Gardens, Cape Town

The Intimate Theatre was established as a space primarily for newly established professionals to experiment and produce work without crippling theatre rental costs.

Contact Info:
+27 21 480 7129

Kalk Bay Theatre
52 Main Road, Kalk Bay

Kalk Bay Theatre is a 78-seater theatre located in the old Kalk Bay Dutch Reformed Church, built in 1876 and is a heritage protected building.

The building has been converted into an intimate theatre with a restaurant/bar area serving meals and drinks on the upper floor.

Contact Info:

Cape Town Theatre venues - Kalk Bay Theatre

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Masque Theatre
37 Main Road, Muizenberg

The Masque Theatre is the performance home to a number of amateur dramatic societies in Cape Town.This first-class venue, seating 174, is able to host live shows (musicals, dramas, dancing, etc.), seminars, presentations, film shows, and so on.

Contact Info:
+27 21 788 6999

Cape Town Theatre venues - Masque Theatre

The Maynardville Open-Air Theatre
Maynardville Park, Wynberg

The Maynardville Open-Air Theatre is one of the best-loved outdoor theatre venues in the Cape Town.

It offers its patrons both a wooded park for pre-show picnics and drinks, as well as a unique wooded 720-seater theatre setting.

Contact Info:

On Broadway
44 Long Street, City Centre

On Broadway is bar-cum-restaurant committed to Cape Town’s cabaret scene.

Contact Info:
+27 21 424 1194

Oumeul Teater (Old Mill Theatre)
Meulstraat, Paarl

Oumeul Teater is 'n ouwêreldse intieme teater waar gaste en kunstenaars heerlike saamkuier na 'n vertoning.

Contact Info:
Vicky 083 564 00 56

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Theatre on the Bay
Camps Bay

Pieter Toerien's Theatre on the Bay offers a good mix of local and international drama, musicals, comedy, cabaret, music and dance.

This intimate theatre is also home to the Act I Theatre Café.

Contact Info:
+27 21 438 3301

Cape Town Theatre venues - Theatre on the Bay

Villa Pascal Theatre
28 Van der Westhuizen Street, Valmary Park, Durbanville

Villa Pascal Theatreis an intimate, multi-cultural venue offering live entertainment by local and international performers.

Guests can bring a picnic basket (wine and snacks) and enjoy a unique theatre experience at the Cape’s only theatre in a house.

Contact Info:
+27 21 975 2566

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