The New Age (Western Cape) - - Western Cape News -

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,

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