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Seasons of Enchantment
THE Cape Ballet Centre presents Seasons of Enchantment, directed by Evelyne Aregger. In the glittering land of Winter, a lonely snow-girl is granted her wish to become human, on one condition, she must never fall in love. As her icy heart melts into the first blossoms of spring, she begins an adventure that will take her through the seasons, around the world, and across the borders between dreams and reality. Join the Cape Ballet Centre for Seasons of Enchantment, a dancing journey of love, magic and homecoming. Tickets R100, 7pm, Joseph
Stone Auditorium, Athlone. Calendar Girls
PRESENTED by renowned local director, Darryl Spijkers, Calendar Girls is a play about friendship, love and loss. An endearing comedy celebrating women – real, quirky, funny, heartfelt, wholesome women, the svelte and the lumpy, the stars and the wallflowers. Join the women of the Women’s Institute in northern England on their journey from tai chi to chips via a whirlwind of tears trepidation, triumph and laughter. Based on the true story of members of a WI who created an alternative calendar to raise funds for charity, following the death of one of their husbands. The women took traditional WI activities and injected a little twist by being photographed doing these in the nude. Tickets R100, 7.30pm, The Playhouse Theatre, Somerset
Broads on Broadway
OFTEN women are so conveniently stereotyped in to little boxes. Broads on Broadway shows the multifaceted nature of every woman. This is lavishly celebrated in this skilful tapestry of music, song and dance. This production is directed by Nawaal Howa who brings to the audience, the love for all things Broadway. Tickets R120, shows at 2.30pm and 7pm, Masque Theatre, Muizenberg.
The Wizard of Oz
DOROTHY Gale of Kansas, like many girls her age, dreams of a perfect life over the rainbow. One day a twister engulfs her farm and carries her away to another world. There she encounters the Wicked Witch of the West, the Good Witch of the North and the adorable Munchkins. Dorothy, and her dog, Toto, are joined by the Scarecrow, the Tin Man and the Cowardly Lion as they travel the universe of Dorothy’s imagination in search of the great Wizard of Oz and a way back home. Relive the much-loved songs Over The Rainbow, Ding Dong! The Witch Is Dead, The Jitterbug, The Merry Old Land of Oz and many more. Tickets from R150, 7.30pm, Artscape Theatre.
Fractured Lives – Music Of The Holocaust
PERFORMING the Jewish Archive is a three-year Arts and Humanities Research Council funded project working to explore hidden archives, uncover and perform lost works, and create a legacy for the future. Pianist, Pieter Grobler, current Chair of the Stellenbosch University Music Department, presents a concert of Victor Ullmann’s songs with mezzo soprano Minette du Toit-Pearce and soprano Lauren Dasappa. Tickets R140, 8pm, Fismer Hall, Stellenbosch University.
100 th Darling Wildflower Show
THE Darling Wildflower Society celebrates an integral part of the Cape Fynbos Kingdom comprising of Renosterveld, Rietveld, Sandveld and Strandveld where more than 1200 different species of flowers can be found. The flower show will be offering a variety of activities to entertain young and old. An entry ticket includes entry to the Landscaped Hall depicting the flowers of the area in their natural habitat, a free ride on a tractor-drawn wagon to see the pristine wetland at Oude Post which is not normally accessible to the public and may only be visited during the show, a craft, gourmet food market, veteran tractor and car display, an entertainment tent featuring live music from local acts, with safe and secure parking for vehicles. This year you can also look forward to a vast range of workshops, including Restios in the Sandveld with Professor Peter Linder (currently residing in Zürich, Switzerland), !khwattu San Cultural Centre will be doing workshops about fynbos and the links to traditional San culture and their heritage, Tassie Mussie workshops by Flowers On The Stoep, and many more. Tickets R40, 9am-5pm,