Grensloos at Theatre On The Bay this July

Pieter Toerien presents  André Schwartz & Coenie de Villiers in  GRENSLOOS Friday 19 July at 20h00 Saturday 20 July at 20h00 Sunday 21 July at 15h00 At Theatre On The Bay ENGLISH RELEASE: Two of South Africa’s best-loved entertainers join forces for the very first time to create a truly memorable musical show. The ever-popular André Schwartz and Coenie de Villiers have collaborated to bring us the heartfelt GRENSLOOS. Says Coenie: “For years we’ve been threatening to create a show together. This is it!” He is excited about the staging of the performance. “There are actually four of us on…

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Songs of Simon and Garfunkel – Theatre On The Bay This August

Simon & Garfunkel gets a classy makeover with 8-piece cast who all play musical instruments. Fall in love with Simon & Garfunkel all over again in this dynamic, and uplifting musical journey through more than 20 classic hits! Everyone knows the songs of Simon & Garfunkel and between 1 and 17 August, you will be able to hear them all live at Theatre On The Bay.  Expect to hear all the hits, including BRIDGE OVER TROUBLED WATER, CECILIA, THE SOUND OF SILENCE, SCARBOROUGH FAIR, YOU CAN CALL ME AL, MRS. ROBINSON and GRASSLAND. HERE’S TO YOU is performed by a…

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Family Secrets at Theatre On The Bay 3-13 July 2019

Pieter Toerien presents FAMILY SECRETS A Comedy by Enrico Luttmann Starring Dorothy Ann Gould & Sven Ruygrok Directed By Alan Swerdlow At Theatre On The Bay from 3 to 13 July It has been quite some time since there has been a production of a contemporary Italian play in South Africa. University drama courses still occasionally stage the odd Luigi Pirandello drama but apart from the Neapolitan family sagas by Eduardo di Fillipo, we’re out of touch with the vibrant theatre scene of Italy, particularly Rome. Enrico Luttmann has become a mainstay of the Teatro Vittoria and Teatro de’Servi in…

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Marc Lottering – On Stage Next week at Theatre On The Bay

Pieter Toerien presents  MARC LOTTERING  in  NOT A MUSICAL 12 JUNE – 29 JUNE 2019  Fresh off the high heels of his hit show AUNTY MERLE THE MUSICAL, Marc Lottering returns to the stage with his brand new stand-up show NOT A MUSICAL.   Eighty minutes of Marc and his brand new material alone.   It’s FRESH, it’s LOCAL and it’s NOT A MUSICAL! Tickets range from R100 to R200 Available from Computicket.com or (021) 438-3301 Extra matinee performances added! Images by Jesse Kramer

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FREE Lunch hour concert at ARTSCAPE

Free, for gratis & for nothing at Artscape: Cape Town Philharmonic Orchestra’s lunch hour concert features Nigerian cellist If you are still one of those persons that believe there is no such thing as a free lunch, think again. Well, at least the delectable experience will be! AND, this one is particularly special as it is a combined effort between The Cape Town Philharmonic Orchestra (CPO) and The Cape Town Philharmonic Youth Orchestra, and will feature the Nigerian cellist Nwuko Sunday Kelechi (pictured) and clarinettist Cameron Williams as soloists. Pack your lunch and bring it to Artscape on Tuesday, June…

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The Return of a Christie for Christmas

The festive season brings with it the return of ‘A Christie for Christmas‘ This year Pieter Toerien presents Agatha Christie’s best loved murder whodunit…  The Mousetrap The scene is set when a group of people gathered in a guest house, Monkswell Manor and cut off by the snow discover, to their horror, that there is a murderer in their midst. Who can it be?  One by one the suspicious characters reveal their sordid pasts until at last, nerve-shredding moment the identity and the motive are finally revealed. Starring West End star Mark Wynter, with Malcolm Terrey, Michele Maxwell, Melissa Haiden,…

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Matilda the Musical Opens this Month at Artscape

THE SHOW THAT HAS ROCKED JOHANNESBURG – MATILDA THE MUSICAL IS COMING TO CAPE TOWN! Pieter Toerien and GWB Entertainment bring the highly anticipated MATILDA THE MUSICAL to Artscape from 9 December to 13 January, perfect entertainment for the whole family. The coveted title role of Matilda is shared by three uniquely talented young Capetonian  girls: Lilla Fleischmann, Kitty Harris and Morgan Santo. The young starlets are accompanied by Cape Town actors Ryan de Villers as the gigantic holy terror, Miss Trunchbull and Bethany Dickson as Matilda’s devoted teacher Miss Honey.  Stephen Jubber and Claire Taylor play Mr and Mrs Wormwood,…

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The Play That Goes Wrong Returns One Last Time

WE’RE ONLY GOING TO DO THIS… ONE. MORE. TIME! Pieter Toerien presents, by unprecedented public demand, the final ‘Victory-Lap” Season of… THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG!  This hilarious comedy returns to the Theatre on the Bay from 9 November – 1 December, 2018. Directed by Alan Committie.  The crazy cast of eight features Daniel Janks, Nicole Franco, Sive Gubangxa, Louis Viljoen, Craig Jackson, Roberto Pombo and Russel Savadier and welcoming Anthony Coleman to the mad-house …plus the industry’s bravest stage crew, all aiming to keep the curtain up no matter what happens on the custom-made R500 000.00 set. The plot revolves around an accident prone and…

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FATAL ATTRACTION at THEATRE ON THE BAY 16 March – 7 April

Pieter Toerien, by arrangement with Robert Fox and Patrick Ryecart, presents James Dearden’s 1987 film from Paramount Pictures captured the world. Dearden has now written the play that might have inspired the film, where the blame and sympathy with each character is equally and tantalisingly balanced. “….of all the gin joints in all the bars in all the world…“ The below from Belgian director Paula Bangels: “When Dan (a man with friends, a brilliant career, a loving family, a stunning w ife) gets into unexpected conversation with an attractive intelligent woman, Alex, while his wife Beth is out of town, an unsought for liaison occurs that unsettles him. But he will soon forget; it…

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