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The Fugard Theatre

Caledon Street | District 6, Cape Town Central 8000, South Africa
+27 21 461 4554
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Great theatre, with fantastic shows, this was my third visit and I have enjoyed every one. Great... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
David M
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Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
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My favorite Cape Town theatre

Situated in an old church building in District 6, visiting the The Fugard is an event in itself... read more

Reviewed 14 May 2017
Carla G
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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The 320-seater Fugard Theatre is located within the historic Sacks Futeran building in Cape Town’s District Six, with the renovated Congregational Church Hall in Caledon Street as its entrance. Construction of The Fugard Theatre was underwritten by its founding producer Eric Abraham, and is named in honour of Athol Fugard, South Africa’s greatest playwright.
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Caledon Street | District 6, Cape Town Central 8000, South Africa
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great theatre, with fantastic shows, this was my third visit and I have enjoyed every one. Great view of stage from all seats in the house, especially good are the odd one off music shows.

Thank David M
The_Fugard_Theatre, Manager at The Fugard Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We love to hear things like this David. Thank you for your comments, and we hope to see you back soon!

Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

Situated in an old church building in District 6, visiting the The Fugard is an event in itself, regardles of what youre here to see. The team is super friendly and the theatre itself is beautiful, character fulled and intimate. Stick around for a drink...More

Thank Carla G
The_Fugard_Theatre, Manager at The Fugard Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 15 May 2017

Thanks for your review Carla! Come visit us again soon :)

Reviewed 5 May 2017

Besides its prime programming with the best plays and musicals ever to reach South Africa, if not the whole continent, it also features a excellent bar with appetizers and perfect for socializing. Book yourself any play for the night and enjoy!

Thank Enock Pio U
The_Fugard_Theatre, Manager at The Fugard Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 9 May 2017

WOW! Thank you for this lovely review. We hope to see you back at our theatre soon!

Reviewed 10 April 2017

Nicely situated, went for early dinner at Vasco's easy walking distance. Theatre intimate, comfortable, clean bathrooms, very attractive building.

Thank angeladuncan
The_Fugard_Theatre, Manager at The Fugard Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 11 April 2017

Thank you for your great review. We hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 5 March 2017

Intimate little theatre in District 6 where we saw ‘Kanala’ (the story of the bulldozing of same district in 1966). Moving musical production portraying one of the many horrendous historical events of the apartheid era ..sensitively laced with humour to bring out the full impact...More

Thank Deltablade
Reviewed 2 March 2017

Saw District Six Kanala.....so entertaining. Talent for sure, but vigor and believability. The theater itself is fantastic for any show....you're right there. By all means take the time to go for a performance you're craving. Well done!!

Thank A-type
Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

Visited the Fugard for David Kramer's musical, "Kanala". Small cast of lively performers, bringing to life the story of Evelyn, during her years of growing up in District Six. Sharing poignant memories of love, life and laughter, but especially the Coloured peoples love of music...More

Thank Cheryl T
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

Beyond Brilliant. Absolutely outstanding. The acting, singing dancing was world class. The humour was fanominaly funny. Pitty it ends hope it returns.

Thank mindasyougo
Reviewed 25 January 2017

This trip we have seen two outstanding Fugard productions. The first in Cape Town - Kanala: District Six. The energy and skill of the performers was stunning. And the theatre itself is a tiny delight. The other piece - a wonderful production of West Side...More

Thank danbybloch
Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

There is a great bar to have a drink in before he show, plus they serve snacks. They take cards and you can pre-order interval drinks. We had seats on level one, maybe a little close to the front but great anyway. Seats are quite...More

Thank SouthAfricaLilly4
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irenevwyk
Funny girl'what will the ticket price be per person?
22 May 2017|
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Response from The_Fugard_Theatre | Property representative |
Hi Irene, Tickets for Funny Girl range between R130 – R350. You are welcome to visit our website or call our box office for more information or to book your ticket. It must close 11 June. Thank you!
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