On the Boards
● The View. Do not miss this gripping and original play at Artscape until November 9. Written and directed by Philip Rademeyer and designed by Penny Youngleson, it stars Ella Gabriel and Gideon Lombard. Both are excellent but Gabriel, who takes on multiple characters, is a tour de force. Book at Computicket on 0861 915 8000 or Artscape on 021 421 7695. ● Oskar en die Pienk Tannie. This play ( performed in Afrikaans) about a youngster who has cancer and the woman who helps him get through is at Die Boer from November 9- 12 at 8.30pm. It is directed by Lara Bye and stars Sandra Prinsloo. Tickets are R140 at 021 979 1911. ● Sunset Boulevard. Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Sunset Boulevard opens on Wednesday at Theatre on the Bay. It is a beautifully staged production and has a superb cast. Performances are Mondays to Fridays at 8pm and on Saturdays at 4.30pm and 8pm. Tickets are R100R350 from Computicket on 021 438 3300. See www.theatreonthebay.co.za.