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Excellent Facilities

The underground parking with easy access, good auditorium seating and acoustics plus good bar... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Edgworth, United Kingdom
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Theatre goers delight

Impressive building with an underground parking lot. We saw the show Matilda which was absolutely... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Durban, South Africa
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The underground parking with easy access, good auditorium seating and acoustics plus good bar, restaurant and toilet facilities make this place an excellent venue.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Mikebarn
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Impressive building with an underground parking lot. We saw the show Matilda which was absolutely delightful. If you want to eat before the show the Arts Cafe is right on site which is most convenient. Drinks are on sale in the foyer prior to the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 19 December 2018 via mobile

I was lucky enough to experience the big theatre last year with my then 8 year old niece. We went to watch Cinderella on Ice and this year we experienced the small theatre and watched The Little Mermaid ballet. The building itself is big and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Teekabel
Reviewed 11 November 2018

Due to the pressures of making others holidays happen we often miss out what is on our doorstep. As part of my wife's birthday present I took her to see Beatlemania on tour. A truly professional show in a wonderful theater setting. It was a...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank davesdrivesandtours
Reviewed 29 October 2018 via mobile

Great Monday night out with something different. Magic Monday. The Cape Town Magic Club at Artscape. Good acts and fine wine. Oh, funny as well.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 147colinl
Reviewed 9 October 2018 via mobile

A big cultural venue in CT. We went to see a theatre place and were very pleased with the big safe public area around it and the theatre in it.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank michaljan2008
Reviewed 20 September 2018

We went to see katrina, and had booked to go forgsupper in the "restaurant" first. The waiter was pleasant, and the prices were believe it or not, far too cheap. Huge portions of food, that were enough for 2 people. The food took over an...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 247LiveLife
Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

Enjoyed the sights and smells/tastes of Baltimore! Got some good deals on unique jewelry and artwork.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank cricketnsatx2016
Reviewed 17 July 2018 via mobile

At first I thought the Artscape Theatre Maintenance people are busy working, but the realised it is far from it... This facility is falling apart ~ litterally. The carpets are filthy dirty, stained and faded ~ 20 years overdue on replacement.. The walls, chairs, windows,...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Andre V
Reviewed 19 May 2018 via mobile

This theater was beautiful! We were visiting Cape Town for a few weeks and heard the Sound of Music would be at the ArtScape and had to go! It was fabulous.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank bpolach
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14 July 2018|
Response from cherylt512 | Reviewed this property |
Hello Roxanne. Dress is a personal thing. Some people VERY casual. I always go smart casual- nice excuse to dress up. Enjoy!
24 May 2018|
Response from cherylt512 | Reviewed this property |
instead of going into the underground parking, you would drive through an overhang of the building, at the back, on street level. She can get out there and the lift is in that lower foyer to the main foyer above.