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What's Showing?


A Broadway Playlist

If you miss theatre as much as we do, this show is for you! Join Betty Bangles, Grant Towers and Yamikani Mahaka-Phiri in this tribute to musical theater. Enjoy an evening filled with songs from your favorite musicals. Covering the funny to the fabulous with numbers from Chicago, Avenue Q, Dear Evan Hansen, Company, Beetlejuice and MANY more!


Foxwood Theatre


17th April


The Mzansi Opera celebration accompanied by Paul Ferreira on Piano and the Vivacious Sounds choir in celebration of South African opera singers that have cemented their place in the opera, oratorio and concert arenas worldwide.


Joburg Theatre


22 April - 2nd May

Cat & Lucy - When Diva's Collide

When divine divas collide the musical magic is mindblowing! A show with class and oodles of style. Outstanding vocals in this cabaret exuding old school glamour.


The Drama Factory


16th April - 17th April

Charlotte's Web 

Presented on a colourful set by Greg King, with a marvellous mix of puppets, theatrical magic, and a cast of well-loved KZN actors, this play for young audiences is the perfect Easter treat for all ages.


Botanic Gardens, Durban


5th April - 18th April

History Girls

Abrahamse & Meyer join forces with Tally Ho! Productions and the Waterfront Theatre School to present world premiere of a new musical.�


The Galloway Theatre


15th April - 25th April


This provocative cabaret-style production is Kalk Bay Theatre�s first adult show. Combining sensuality, skilful acrobatics, sharp wit, playful innuendo and breath-taking dance. Noir will tease with stylish eroticism and leave audiences open-mouthed. Strictly no under 18s.


Kalk Bay Theatre


26th March - 17th April

Peter and the Wolf

NCT's outdoor Imagination Theatre comes alive in March to the sound of Sergei Prokofiev's symphonic fairy tale for children, directed by NCT's resident Artistic Director, Daniel Geddes.


National Children's Theatre


7th March - 18th April

The Lying King

Committie is renowned for his witty and high energy material and combined with his madcap physicality and clean content makes for an ideal show for everyone in the family.


The Drama Factory


22nd April - 23rd April

My Body My Space

A Public Arts festival that takes art to where people are. In 2021 this means going digital.




29th January - 31st March

The Little Prince

Kwasha! Theatre Company has created a digital version of their acclaimed production of The Little Prince, to be screened on the Assitej World Congress’s online. platform


Assitej World Congress


1st April - 11th April

What's Streaming?


Where to Upskill?


Actor Action

Actor Action is an online platform created by award winning director Janice Honeyman, dedicated to equipping you as Actors and Theater Makers with the tools to stay active and refine your craft.


The Johannesburg Academy for Theatre Arts offers quality tuition for children, teens and young people in all aspects of the performing arts.

The Actors App

Founded and developed in 2018 the Actors App was inspired and designed by actors for actors.

The Suitcase Club

Online training platform dedicated to the performing arts industry.

Virtually Gym

Virtually Gym is a virtual gym for everyone to get fit and moving comfortably at home. We aim to create a community all about feeling good and having fun. All levels are welcome.

Where Can YOU Help?

Noah's Art

A charity that collects money and food for Performing Artists affected financially by Covid. The initiative was started by a group of professional performers who are passionate about helping fellow performing artists in need.

Khayelitsha Art School & Theatre Rehabilitation Centre - KASI RC

Khayelitsha Art School & Theatre Rehabilitation Centre - KASI RC
an independent, multifaceted, high-quality performance and rehearsal space for artists and provides an environment for audience/people who want to make and access work in Khayelitsha and other townships in Cape Town City.
It is the second ‘shack theatre’ innovated by the award winning actor, director, South African
Hero, IVLP Alumni, innovator and theatre artivist – Mandisi Sindo. Unfortunately him and a few students were held at gun-point and robbed. Please donate what you can and together we can return even a fraction of the love, care and hope he shares with so many in Khayelitsha.


Help POPArt continue bringing live indepdendent theatre to audiences in Joburg and beyond.

Downstage Productions

"With the COVID - 19 Pandemic, the world has come to a standstill and the arts sector has shut down, till when, we are unsure. As much as we are trying to survive and push through some days are worse than others, the plans Downstage had for this year to provide a form of income to the team was vanquished by the virus. Like all companies, we need help to sustain, and keep fighting until we can be back on stage. "

Cape Town City Ballet - Invest In Us

"Covid-19 has presented a time of unprecedented challenges for the arts worldwide, including the complete loss of box office income for Cape Town City Ballet of its entire 2020 programme. We are determined to continue inspiring both loyal and new audiences, as well as nurturing rising talent. Invest in Cape Town City Ballet today for the training and production programmes of tomorrow."

Sustaining Theatre and Dance Foundation

An independent, not-for-profit foundation that supports the creation, distribution and appreciation of contemporary South African theatre and dance.

Masque Theatre needs you

We are raising funds for the Masque Theatre, the 61 year old community theatre in Muizenberg. Already in a tenuous space, the Masque Theatre like many small local businesses is facing bankruptcy due to the (very necessary) #lockdown measures in place.

The Hope Project SA

The Hope Project SA sets out as a Non-Profit organisation to keep us sharing, in community, with a healthy difference. Safely creating job opportunities for those who find themselves stranded, ‘cancelled’, ’postponed’ or without any source of income and way to live.

Joburg City Theatre Vouchers

Joburg City Theatres has always counted on the loyalty and generosity of its patrons. Please support our theatres by purchasing a dedicated Joburg City Theatres voucher from Webtickets. All support will have an impact on our future work.

- Vouchers can be used for a future purchase of tickets for a production sold through Webtickets at any of our 3 theatres– Joburg, Soweto or Roodepoort Theatre.


The fund was established to raise funds to buy grocery vouchers for freelance performers but has now been extended to include backstage and stage management staff. Anyone who is a freelancer from the events industry is allowed to apply.


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