After many hours and seeing a lot of incredible talent,we can finally reveal the cast list for South Pacific. Thank you to everyone who has taken the time and effort to audition, and also to our audition panel for managing the difficult task of casting the show. Continue reading
G&S presents Rodgers & Hammerstein’s South Pacific, showing at the ArtsCape Opera House in Cape Town from 20 July to 10 August 2019.
Directed by Kyla Thorburn.
Musical Direction by Alastair Cockburn.
Accompanied by the Cape Town Philharmonic Orchestra. Continue reading
G&S will be presenting a concert on Saturday the 8th of December 2018 at the Bishops Memorial Chapel in Rondebosh, starting at 19h00.
The programme will include popular Gilbert and Sullivan songs, as well as songs from musicals and Christmas themed songs. Continue reading
Adrian Kettle has been an invaluable asset to G&S since 1968. Whether it is being part of the chorus onstage, or simply manning the tea station, he has always lent a helping hand wherever he can. This year marks his 50th year since joining G&S. Continue reading
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
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
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.
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.
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