Things To Do in GardensThe Little Theatre
Where? Hiddingh Campus, Orange Street, Gardens, City Bowl, Cape Town
When? Please enquire.
How? Call +27 (0)21 480-7129
How much? Price on request
The Little Theatre Complex is home to the University of Cape Town's drama and fine arts departments, and is a right of passage for most thespians, performers and theatre-goers in Cape Town. Most actors and dancers who have performed in the Western Cape, either started out at The Little Theatre, or have at some time appeared on the stage - or even hosted their own production there.
This beautifully preserved theatre is conveniently located in the centre of Cape Town, in the creative and artistic hub of the Gardens, within short walking distance of Kloof Street, which boasts some of the best bars and restaurants in Cape Town.
The facility comprises of three theatres, with the Little Theatre ironically being the largest, providing seating for 240 people. The Intimate and Arena offer space for about 70-80 people. This trio offer a variety of delightful shows ranging from cutting-edge plays by critically acclaimed playwrights to work by emerging performers and students. There is a bar for pre-show socialising.