The Fugard Theatre

Final Show + Watch The Teaser: Award-winning David Kramer's ...

The historical theatre situated in District Six,
named after playwright Athol Fugard.
 
021 461 4554
Caledon Street (cnr. Buitenkant St)
www.thefugard.com
info@thefugard.com
TheFugard
The Fugard Theatre
TheFugard

Final Show + Watch The Teaser: Award-winning David Kramer's Langarm At The Fugard Theatre

Last chance to see: Some of South Africa’s most established stage performers take to the stage in this story of love set in the 1960s

It’s 1965 in South Africa – a time when the Immorality Act and apartheid were enforced. Dinah Levin is widowed and invites her nephew Jeff Levin (whose fiancée has just dumped him) to help manage her late husband’s Canterbury Hotel.

WATCH: LANGARM TEASER

Here, he meets young ballroom dancer Angelina and when her partner leaves her hanging, she asks him to partner her in The Swaziland Ballroom Championships. Risking arrest and defying the law, he agrees.

Jeff decides to rejuvenate the hotel by offering “langarm” dances. When Eddie Jephta, the leader of the Moonlight Serenaders langarm band, comes to play at The Canterbury Hotel, Dinah has to confront the secrets of her past. Discover their fate as award-winning, South African musical legend David Kramer’s Langarm plays at the Fugard Theatre. Bookings have been extended to 3 March 2019.

THE CAST OF LANGARM
“We have brought some of SA’s most established stage performers to join the phenomenal rising young talent,” says David Kramer. “It is going to be magical.”

Having entertained audiences in Fugard Theatre productions such as Funny Girl and West Side Story once before, Cameron Botha will be bringing the role of Jeff to life. Rushney Ferguson, who has graced the Fugard stage in hit musicals such as King Kong and District Six: Kanala, will be stepping into the role of Angelina.

After nearly 20 years since performing in Kat and the Kings on Broadway, Kim Louis will be reuniting with David Kramer to play hotel owner Dinah Levin. Elton Landrew, who is also in the award-winning Ellen: The Ellen Pakkies Story, is Eddie Jeptha, leader of the Moonlight Serenaders langarm band.

Pierre Nelson (Poppekas, GodgOdgoD) plays Van der Byl and Julio Jantjies (West Side Story, Giselle) is Lulu.

Also joining the cast are Nadine Suliaman (Rent the Musical, Footloose); Nathan Muller (The Full Monty, Hairspray), Byron Klassen (Dansmettieduiwels, Keeper of the Kum), Paxton Simons (Archives, Injabulo), Shaneé de Beer (Supadance, SA Latin Champion), Junaide Abrahams (Cape Academy of Performing Arts, Synergy Dance Company), Alexis Petersen (Calling Us Home, La Traviata), Lindokuhle “Odwa” Makanda (Between The Ground and Sky, Cape Dance Company) and Maya Spector (My Fair Lady, Rent the Musical).

TICKETS TO LANGARM
Langarm is performed from Tuesdays to Fridays at 8pm, on Saturdays at 3pm and at 8pm and on Sundays at 3pm. The final performance of Langarm at The Fugard Theatre is on Sunday 3 March 2019 and tickets are selling fast. Tickets cost R160–R260 and can be booked by calling +27(0)21 461 4554 or online.

Photo credit: Jesse Kate Kramer

---
If you love theatre, you’ve got to check out The Fugard Theatre.
Do sundowners the right way at these awesome rooftop bars.
The drama of it all – try out these theatres.
---

Supercharge your event? Our Events Support Programme gets results. Contact support@capetownmagazine.com or +27 (0)21 422 2444.

Use our events section for an up-to-date overview of what’s happening in the city, ‘burbs and dorpies. Join our newsletter and get quick access on the go by adding us to your mobile home screen for the ultimate guide to discoveries in Cape Town.

Follow and like us on TwitterFacebookLinkedInInstagramPinterest for updates.

Cape Town Events Calendar
December 2018
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

jimmy_nevis_campoutCamp Out With Jimmy Nevis (+ Music) in ...

Bring friends, a tent and join Jimmy Nevis for a first-of-its-kind camping and music ...

sea kayaking 12 apostlesSea Kayaking Weekend Family Special

Buy one adult kayaking ticket and get a kids ticket FREE with Kaskazi

richardLook Who's Playing Shakespeare's ...

One of SA’s award winning actors and funniest comics portrays the famous hunchback with ...

IPAF 10 - 19 Feb 2018 - 1The City Is Our Canvas: 9 Days of Live ...

14 Local and international artists do live and legal street art and guided street art ...

Kirstenbosch Summer Concerts 2018Line-Up Kirstenbosch Summer Concert ...

Just confirmed: DJ Bonobo. Plus: From Boney M to Mafikizolo – from Fokof to Goldfish ...

the_kraalEasy Outdoor Sunday Lunch At The Kraal

Take a chill pill on the last day of the weekend with The Kraal’s easy Sunday lunch ...

galileo_christmas2This Sunday: Summer Family Holiday ...

Come watch Arthur Christmas with the kids this Sunday, plus: Night at the Museum and Hop ...

Benguela_Lakeside3Slow Sunday Lunch on the Banks of the ...

A relaxed four-course meal, live music and dancing under the umbrellas in Sedgefield

Comedyclub_new12Half-Price Sunday Special at Cape Town ...

Experience Cape Town’s funniest comedians (for less on Sundays) at the Waterfront’s ...

LaParada22End The Weekend Right: Sunday Funday ...

Round off the weekend by dancing the day away at La Parada Constantia Nek’s Sunday ...

tigger_too_sunset_cruiseBRAND NEW: Friday and Sunday Sunset ...

Live DJ, snacks and sundowner cocktails on this luxury sunset cruise from the V&A ...

Om Revolution vinyasa poseHave an Outdoor Yoga Experience with ...

Embrace your inner yogi outdoors

kiff kombi craft beer Craft Beer Safari with Kiff Kombi Tours

Here’s how to experience the best in Cape Town’s craft beer scene and get 15% off ...

thali thaliThe Famous Sunday Lunch Buffet at Thali ...

Cap off the weekend with a hearty, affordable spread at this family-friendly West Coast ...

Bugz Playpark in Cape TownMake Sunday Funday For The Whole Family ...

End the weekend on a high note with fun rides, educational play and something for ...

V&A Food Market 3Free Live Music and Affordable ...

With 42 artisanal street food vendors and retail products and free live music every ...

Le Bonheur 12Get a 20% Discount on Accommodation at ...

Le Bonheur Reptiles and Adventures offers patrons a 20% discount when they stay at this ...

Shimmy Beach ClubFamily Fun at Shimmy Beach Club Cape ...

Infinity pools, jacuzzis, a man-made beach and a kid’s corner, all in one location

Investec Art Fair 4Contemporary African Art and What Art ...

100 local and international art galleries come to Cape Town to explore African art, the ...

backsberg_picnic_concertFree Wine And 5 Top Musical Acts ...

5 Weeks of some of SA’s best musos live on the lawns of this award-winning Stellenbosch ...

folk_festAn Evening Of Musical Storytelling From ...

10 Artists’ personal journeys through music and a special reasons to rediscover ...

Vergenoegd_duckrun1Cheer On The Ducks At Vergenoegd Löw

Bring the kids along to experience the Duck Parade

WeatherGiveawaysTravel Tips

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