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Artscape

D F Malan Street | Foreshore, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
+27 21 410 9800
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Quality shows, lovely experience

The Artscape Theatre hosts quality shows in the centre of Cape Town. I have enjoyed every show... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Judith A
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
West Side Story is horrible

Both the artscape and the fugard are phenomenal theaters and I've seen numerous extraordinary... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
574hannesd
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D F Malan Street | Foreshore, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Artscape Theatre hosts quality shows in the centre of Cape Town. I have enjoyed every show. This time we went to see West Side Story and the music and performers were fantastic. Something to keep in mind, you can pre-order your drinks for the...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Both the artscape and the fugard are phenomenal theaters and I've seen numerous extraordinary performances at both theaters. West Side Story is the worst performance I've ever seen in SA. Low budget set, off pitch singers, consistent shouting and noise and poor projection, messy story...More

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Reviewed 14 March 2018 via mobile

Exceptional performance at the Artscape. Definitely on par with international standards. The Artscape foyer is undergoing renovations, which was not wonderful. However the show made up for a lack ambiance in the entrance. Hopefully the theater will look stunning again soon!

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Reviewed 11 January 2018

A friend and I went to see Evita (the last show). The show was outstanding but the building is currently undergoing rennovations. So, toilets are grungy and not at all great - my door did not even have a latch to close it (and apparently...More

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Reviewed 8 January 2018 via mobile

Impressive building (inspire of the renovations in progress). We were lucky enough to be there for closing night of the Evita production. Arrived early and were fortunate to find parking right outside the theatre. If you want to eat before the show the Arts Cafe...More

Thank Kolletjie
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Reviewed 8 January 2018

The musical Evita fulfilled all our expectations, the artists were phenomenal - deserved nothing less than the standing ovation. Well done to everyone - and Artscape, the prefect theatre! Would love to visit more often!!

Thank Kirstein C
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Reviewed 6 January 2018

Oh what a show! From start to finish capture the full attention of the audience, Jonathan Roxsmith delivered yet another flawless show. Always has been and will be a pleasure going there. Looking forward to the next production. Thank you Artscape, keep up the good...More

Thank events601
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Reviewed 17 December 2017 via mobile

Stellar cast hand picked by Andrew Lloyd Weber. Powerful production with strong performances of the two leads. Undergoing renovations but still access to underground parking at reasonable rate.

Thank Cheryl T
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Reviewed 9 December 2017 via mobile

This arts complex is under renovation and the outside is messy. There’s a cafe open in the building before the shows. Arrange a taxi in advance for after the show as they are not too common then. The theatre is currently showing a fantastic production...More

Thank Alan F
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Reviewed 4 December 2017

The Artscape Opera House is one of the best attractions in Cape Town. If you ever plan a trip to Cape Town try to make a point of it to see what shows will be performing and try to book some seats to a performance....More

Thank Krim93
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Good day Graig the day I was there, there was free Wi-Fi available but it as very slow
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