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Address: Louis Botha Avenue, Johannesburg, South Africa
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Sun 09:00 - 18:00
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A Night at the Victory

This theater is a landmark in Johannesburg and is very old. It is quite small and intimate which is a good thing for one man shows or where audience participation is... read more

Reviewed 15 November 2015
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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Sandton, South Africa
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67 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 December 2016 via mobile

The Show was fantastic the bar is a nightmare on arrival we tried to order 8 bottles of water to be advised they had run out. Not bad considering the theater was about half full the eventually got more from upstairs, at the interval we finally managed to order as the bell went to go back in the the bartender... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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29 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 November 2015

This theater is a landmark in Johannesburg and is very old. It is quite small and intimate which is a good thing for one man shows or where audience participation is required. Unfortunately the night we went the air con was not working and it was extremely hot thank goodness you are allowed to take drinks inside with you. We... More 

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Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
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112 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 October 2013

I feel sorry for this place not being able to make ends meat. It is quite good and the show that is on is enjoyable. I do suggest that they have a new shows more often as it is a bit stagnant. Worth a visit if you haven't been before!

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1 Thank Gary G
Accra, Ghana
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 July 2013

My wife and I attended this show on our recent trip in South Africa. its incredible. We enjoyed so much. All music is performed by musicians and you can see them with their colorful costumes, etc. I can highly recommend it to visit it.

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2 Thank Alfred S
Johannesburg, South Africa
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6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 June 2013

The African dance show usually on there is very popular with visitors. The restaurant, though convenient is clumsily run. The palce has a dilapidated air.

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1 Thank Hunt I
Johannesburg, South Africa
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54 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 April 2013

Small intimate Theatre. I've been a few times and enjoyed every single show I've ever seen. This is an old Theatre and you can also eat here. I only ate there once and the food was okay. I like the 'smallness' and 'intimacy' of this Theatre as opposed to large modern theatres.

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1 Thank Julie W
Knysna, South Africa
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2013 via mobile

Booked dinner and a show, my advice, have dinner elsewhere before the show. Kingklip R149, with cold stodgy veg and rice. Steak claimed to be 300g, our estimate no more than 220g. Could be a great evening out, try get restaurant to be the attraction not the convenience

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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100 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 February 2013

On the recommendation of our concierge at the African Pride Melrose Arch Hotel in Johannesburg, we went to the Victory Theater to see a live performance of "UMOJA The Spirit of Togetherness." It was wonderful! It is a musical performance featuring a historical timeline of singing, dancing and drums of the indigenous people of South Africa. It is a visually... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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137 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 January 2013

It still had the an old feel about it and provided intimacy with the show on stage, but parking was a problem.

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Thank Julie G
New Delhi, India
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197 reviews
66 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 January 2013

Saw a great South African production UMOJA at the theater. Enjoyed the show and was especially impressed with the old feel of the place. Had a few drinks at the bar and the service was outstanding. There was parking in the facility, though it was rather tight. This is not a modern venue with all the bells and whistles, but... More 

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