“The redesign will allow us to install firebreaks, pedestrian walkways, and other access to basic and emergency services which we have not been able to do previously due to the density of this settlement.”
“The whole look of Orfeo is hip. Take Bridget Baker’s costumes as an example: amazing neon sneakers and outfits any hipster would die for. Orfeo has been designed not just as an opera but as an incredible piece of theatre that will leave you with questions, answers and beautiful music as you leave the theatre.” – Magdalene Minnaar – Associate DirectorMore
There is a funky lounge area with happy hour performances and 2-for-1 drink specials. There is a bank and a number of food stalls in the busy street outside. Car guards scatter the area with torches and yellow visibility vests. You can’t miss it, it is being advertised everywhere.More
Hollywood, New York, Cape Town…
Organisers of the third Cape Town Fringe Festival have announced that the Fringe has been invited to be the newest member of the prestigious World Fringe Alliance.
As the weather warms up, so too does the symphony season across the Cape. Once again the Cape Town Philharmonic Orchestra is offering a great lineup and – with shows beginning to sell out – it has announced that its dress rehearsals will be opened to the public at just R50 per ticket.More
Body Worlds exhibitions inform on anatomy using real human and animal bodies. Specimens are preserved via plastination, a process invented by Dr von Hagens in 1977, in which body fluids and fat are replaced with fluid plastics that harden after ‘vacuum-forced impregnation’.More
Never has Cape Town Opera been in such hot demand worldwide. Perhaps not surprising, since the mother city nurtures some world-class talent both in its singers and in its directors. Now is the chance to snap up a season ticket for 2017 – just R1400 for five productions (R950 for the under 30s!) – and support this exciting talent.More