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Taming of the Shrew - A very entertaining production

This was my second visit to Maynardville Open Air Theatre and once again it did not disappoint! The... read more

Reviewed 2 March 2018
Cape Town Central, South Africa
Hilarious & modern music in Taming of the Shrew

We are regulars to the open air theartre, and always bring a picnic & wine for the park beforehand... read more

Reviewed 17 February 2018
Roy M
Cape Town, South Africa
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Unit 1 Maynardville, 20 Piers Street, Corner Wolfe Street / Piers Street, Cape Town Central, South Africa
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Reviewed 2 March 2018

This was my second visit to Maynardville Open Air Theatre and once again it did not disappoint! The setting of the Open Air Theatre is magical and amazingly well kempt. This production of Taming of the Shrew was so entertaining. A really good laugh from...More

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Reviewed 17 February 2018 via mobile

We are regulars to the open air theartre, and always bring a picnic & wine for the park beforehand. This was one of the most enjoyable shows we have seen, with modern music, capetownian slang and dance by the all female cast. Definitely not the...More

Thank Roy M
Reviewed 13 March 2017

The Maynardville park and amphitheater is one of the highlights of the summer season in Cape Town. Every year, we are spoiled with a ballet and Shakespeare production in the open air, usually preceded by a picnic in the park, which is clean and safe....More

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Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

Superb choreography in a simple classic performance. A spectacle, with a highly talented and experienced cast (who must have been frozen. We were). These Shakespeare Sunday evenings in February are always worth going to, and almost always sold out by the night. The setting is...More

Thank Susan R
Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

Our second visit to enjoy a Shakespeare play outdoors on a warm summer evening. The stage is surrounded by trees and with subtle but clever lighting makes for a great atmosphere. Only 160 Rand (£11) gets you a brilliant seat in the 700 seat theatre....More

Thank Happiness659716
Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

Beautiful venue! Cannot believe that this was my first time! Great to experience Shakespeare but with a South African twist. Wonderfully directed with a superb cast! Sound, lighting, costumes... Everything was superb! Can't wait for my next visit!

Thank Pieter N
Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

This amphitheater setting for the Christmas Carols Concerts was perfect. We were invited to this picnic event by a friend celebrating her birthday. The atmosphere was vibrant. The environment also felt safe and this was welcoming. I look forward to attending future events here.

Thank Ravi N
Reviewed 16 February 2016

After many years of driving past Maynardville Open Air Theatre, I decided that this would be the perfect time if any to experience it. It would hopefully be the perfect way to celebrate Valentines Eve with my little family....Mom, Dad and 2 daughters (12 and...More

Thank meq2016
Reviewed 25 July 2015

Early each year during February, outdoor Shakespear plays are presented. A definate must visit, even though in high summer take a jersey and a blanket as it gets cold later the evening. Going most years for the past 15 years, always a good evening out.

Thank Stanley466
Reviewed 19 February 2015

Had a wonderful picnic with friends and show was excellent. A very different experience. Could maybe just have a few more coffee stations during interval, because we had to wait a long time to get something to drink. Only one vendor. Will definitely go again....More

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