CapeTownMagazine.com

Shakespeare in the Park at Maynardville Open-air Theatre

Unwrapping Cape Town with you.
Also engage with our other channels
to find something you don't want to miss.
 
www.capetownmagazine.com/subscribe
CapeTownMag
CapeTownMagazine.com

Shakespeare in the Park at Maynardville Open-air Theatre

See Shakespeare’s well-known tale of passion, love and confusion, Twelfth Night, come to life at Wynberg’s beloved outdoor venue

Ease into the first months of the new year with a bit of The Bard in the magnificent green expanse of the Maynardville Open-air Theatre, which continues to present its popular annual Shakespeare in the Park productions. Once again, passion, love and betrayal take centre stage in the local production of Twelfth Night, which runs from Tuesday, 17 January until Saturday, 25 February 2017.

Twelfth Night is perhaps one of Shakespeare’s best known plays; it follows the story of two siblings, twins in fact, that become ship wrecked and separated during a storm. Viola and Sebastian think the other is lost forever, and are forced to make the best of the situation they can. Viola finds herself in Illyria and is forced to disguise herself as a boy, but she falls passionately in love with Duke Orsino. Duke Orsino is madly in love with Countess Olivia, who in turn falls for Viola (who is disguised as man named Cesario), and the love triangle develops from there.

Once Sebastian arrives in Illyria, Countless Olivia finds him and declares herself smitten, they wed in a secret ceremony, leaving Duke Orsino furious. When the twins are reunited in Countess Olivia and Duke Orsino’s presence, the truth becomes clear and the play ends with a declaration of love, but between who we aren’t telling.

Watch as the marvellous actors at Maynardville breathe some true skill and energy into a classic work of fiction. You couldn’t ask for a better playwright and you certainly couldn’t find a better venue, so don’t miss out of this fabulous story told by talented professionals.

TICKETS FOR 2017 TWELFTH NIGHT AT MAYNARDVILLE OPEN-AIR THEATRE

Prices for the tickets range from R120p/p and R180p/p depending on seating choice. Tickets are available via Computicket.com.

Performances start at 8:15 (unless otherwise stated). 

MORE ABOUT THJE VENUE: MAYNARDVILLE PARK IN CAPE TOWN 

This spacious escape from the hustle and bustle of the city is beautifully situated in the Southern Surburbs of Cape Town. With rolling hills and a wide array of flora and fauna, the park is the perfect place to make the prospect of a lazy summer evening a reality. There’s even a playground to keep the kids occupied.

The park opens at 7am and closes at 7pm in the summer, so why not grab a picnic basket and make a day of it before the show? For those who don’t want to pack treats, there will be light refreshments on sale around the stage.

---
Love the drama? Catch more at any one of these theatres in Cape Town. For more things to do this month, check out our overview of annual events in January.
---
Use our events section for an up-to-date overview of happenings in Cape Town. Also, don’t forget to subscribe to our newsletter and if you have a smart-phone, add m.capetownmagazine.com to your home screen for quick access on the go!

Follow us on Twitter, like us on Facebook, join our Google+ circle, connect with us on LinkedIn, check out our photos on Instagram and follow our Pinterest boards for updates on what’s happening in and around the Mother City!

Cape Town Events Calendar
January 2017
SUN MON TUE WED THU FRI SAT
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
8 9 10 11 12 13 14
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
29 30 31

Spur Winter Trail Run SeriesThe 2017 Spur Summer Trail Series®

Run wild and free this summer with this top-notch trail series

Slave descendantsMy Naam is Februarie - Identities ...

View a historically significant calendar and listen to audiobooks in ...

Terracotta Army Exhibition Cape TownThe Terracotta Army and the First ...

Step back in time and discover one of the world’s greatest treasures at this ...

MonarkLive Summer Concerts at Vergenoegd Wine ...

Rock on dude!

MaynardvilleShakespeare in the Park at Maynardville ...

See Shakespeare’s well-known tale of passion, love and confusion, Twelfth ...

The Galileo Open Air Theatre KirstenboschThe Galileo Open Air Cinema at ...

Enjoy cult classics and award-winning films beneath the Cape’s starry skies ...

I Love Big Bay Spring MarketI Love Big Bay Market

Put a spring in your step at this fabulous evening market

Find your spot#FindYourSpot with Place in the Sun ...

Col'Cacchio invites you all to come and try their custom designed pizzas and ...

Hout Bay Dental Studio 2016 1Teeth Whitening Special at Hout Bay ...

Brighten the midweek with a superb Wednesday dental deal

Stellenbosch Street SoireesStellenbosch Street Soirees

Wine, dine and soak up the summertime vibes with an impromptu food and vino ...

Galileo Open Air Cinema Cape TownThe Galileo Open Air Cinema in the Cape ...

Grab some snacks and get ready to watch your favourite films beneath the stars ...

Excentric interior 5Hair and Nail Special at Excentric Hair ...

First-time clients save R100 on beauty services at this sleek Sea Point ...

Winelands-cycling-2.jpgConstantia Winelands Cycle Tour with ...

Explore the lush scenery of the Constantia Wine Valley from the seat of a ...

Paragliding Cape TownCape Town Paragliding Special with Para ...

Take to the skies on any Wednesday with this reputable company and receive R100 ...

SUPing with High Five Cape TownStand Up Paddle Board Group Lesson ...

Learn to SUP for less thanks to High Five Kite, SUP and Surf School

cloud 9 rooftop bar lions table mountainHappy Hour Special at Cloud 9 Rooftop ...

Celebrate the midweek mark with discounted cocktails, 2-for-1 local craft beers ...

knife cocktailsHappy Hour Special at Knife Restaurant

This handsome smokehouse celebrates the midweek mark by slicing right through ...

Summertide Art Exhibition 2016Summertide Art Exhibition

Add a pop of culture into your summer with this exquisite exhibition

True Italic EntranceA True Italic Signature

Sample genuine Italian cuisine with one of these must-try meals at this ...

aFREAKa Clothing Adult Pikachu OnesieaFREAKa Clothing Adult Onesies

Unleash your inner freak in one of these playful and trendy locally designed ...

Happy Hour at Mojitos2-for-1 Burger Special at Cafe Mojito

Grab two mouth-watering burgers for R79 every Wednesday at Long Street’s ...

Strolla Restaurant and Bar in Sea PointCoffee Special at Strolla Restaurant ...

Start your day with a hot cuppa for a steal of a price at this chic seaside ...

RicksHappy Hour Special at Rick’s Café ...

Sip discounted cocktails, tequila and more at the cosy bar off Kloof Street

ByeCycle Electric Bicycle Luxury Tours Cape TownSunday Morning Electric Bike Tour ...

Enjoy a leisurely weekend breakfast ride around Cape Town for less thanks to ...

La Mer Restaurant at Radisson Blue La Vendome in Sea PointLadies’ Night at Cpoint. Bar & Lounge ...

Dames get a complimentary signature cocktail upon arrival at this chic Atlantic ...

WeatherGiveawaysTravel Tips

Curious to make exciting discoveries in Cape Town every day? "LIKE" us for a daily hidden gem.