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Praise for Ruddigore

The G&S production of Ruddigore has received praise from audiences and critics alike.

“There are uncommonly pretty costumes and decor. This time the highlight is the paintings of the ancestors that suddenly come to life,” writes Mariana Malan in Die Burger. Continue reading

South Pacific comes to Cape Town in 2019

It is with great pleasure that I am able to announce that the Board has given approval for the major Cape Town G&S production for 2019 which will be the perennial favorite, Rodgers and Hammerstein’s “South Pacific”.  This enchanting musical has not graced the boards in Cape Town theatres for many years and is sure to be a runaway success.  The run is planned for the ArtsCape Opera House for July/August 2019.  Exact dates, director, musical director and audition requirements will follow in due course. Continue reading

First Music Literacy Course

Our resident musical genius, Alastair Cockburn, earlier this years presented a first for G&S – a musical literacy course to assist members who don’t read music – as well as for those who needed a refresher. Based on the feedback we received it was a resounding success and it hopefully was the first of many more. I asked some of the attendees to share their thoughts with us.

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Upcoming G&S AGM 2018

At G&S the Board and Management Committee are working hard on the last preparations for the annual AGM taking place at the Isibaya Room, ArtsCape Theatre Complex, 1st Floor Opera House Foyer, D F Malan Street, Foreshore, Cape Town on Wednesday, 20 June 2018.  Registration will start at 19:15, with the Awards Ceremony at 19:30 and the Annual General Meeting at 20:00.

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Winners for CATA 2017

The annual Cape Amateur Theatre Awards (CATA) were held on 5 March 2018 at the Maque Theatre in Muizenberg. The evening recognised outstanding achievements in the Cape Town Community Theatre. Read more