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The Fugard Theatre

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Address: Caledon Street | District 6, Cape Town Central, South Africa
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+27 21 461 4554
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09:30 - 22:00
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Sun 14:00 - 18:00
Mon 09:30 - 18:00
Tue - Sat 09:30 - 22:00

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Cosy little theatre with a lot of heart and character. We've been to many shows in this theatre and enjoyed the experience every time! Definitely worth a visit

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Terrible seats and view of the show. Should have been told that from the seats bought we would be seeing the show through iron railings. Fugard Theatre- do not con people. Be transparent about information on seat locations. My advice, if you cannot get the ground floor, don't go. Also watch out for climbing 3 flights of stairs to your... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Cosy little theatre with a lot of heart and character. We've been to many shows in this theatre and enjoyed the experience every time! Definitely worth a visit

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Schiphol, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We really loved the small theater setting of The Fugard. We were at The Fugard to see District 6 Kanala and we were blown away by the play. It was highly entertaining, a great and powerful storytelling. And a great tribute to District 6 and it's people. We also enjoyed the performance by the players which were great singers, dancers... More 

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Exeter, Devon
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I finally made to the Fugard theatre, having been trying to there for a while. I was not disappointed. The foyer/bar area has beenvery nicely done and is a nice spot to mill before and after the show (or during the interval), with a decent range of drinks. I didn't spend much time there due to the rest of my... More 

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Ceres, South Africa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Fugard theatre lends the perfect atmosphere to reminisce on the heyday of District Six. The vibrant performance of the talented cast of Kanala provided a most enjoyable afternoons entertainment and fond memories of the past. The bar facilities and friendly service added to a special vibe in which to conclude this very special visit.

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Seattle, Washington
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016 via mobile

What a great venue for watching a performance! Sound, stage, and lighting quality are top notch - and the performers were very professional. And they sell all of the baked goods at a discount at the end of a show - which included samosas and koeksisters. We would definitely return if we come back to Cape Town.

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Ladysmith, South Africa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

This is a great David Kramer production, with lots of singing and dancing. Actors are energetic, professional and has your feet tapping throughout the show. Definitely worth a visit.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

After a great meal at dias tavern we headed off to watch some theatre. Was a great atmosphere it was. Barmen are super friendly, there was so much space to move around, even at interval. Very cool theatre.

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Clitheroe, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

Small theatre centrally located with bar facilities and coffee/snacks.Nearby restaurants,including DIas which is a minute away.Seats approximately 270 in relative comfort but could do with more seating I the waiting area.Varied programme but,in general,Cape Town is a bit of a wasteland for drama lovers.

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Johannesburg
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

Love the fact that the integrity of the historic building was kept intact. The book fair is worth a visit especially if you want to have your book signed by the authors in attendance. Parking nearby makes it easy to access.

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