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The Joburg theatre hosts some impressive shows during the year. In Braamfontein, it's... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Rya-Mari M
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Opera Evening

What a lovely outing. Undercover parking, a wide selection of interesting and tasty meals at the... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2018
Johannesburg, South Africa
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Loveday Street, Braamfontein, South Africa
+27 11 877 6800
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The Joburg theatre hosts some impressive shows during the year. In Braamfontein, it's conveniently located with safe parking, a restaurant and seats to suit most budgets The dresscode is relaxed. You can prepay your parking when you arrive to avoid queues before you leave so...More

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Reviewed 10 July 2018

What a lovely outing. Undercover parking, a wide selection of interesting and tasty meals at the restaurant and an awesome vibe make this a great venue for a culturally uplifting night out.

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Reviewed 9 June 2018

The theatre has a wide range of shows, i was there for 'Liberation songs', which was a fantastic concert with great musicians and interesting film accompaniment. You can choose to sit in stalls or circle and i was helped to get a great seat when...More

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Reviewed 11 May 2018 via mobile

Joburg theatre is on the outskirts of Johannesburg CBD with safe parking and a restaurant. A variety of shows are on stage throughout the year. Choose between seats on the ground level or on the balcony with different ticket prices to suit your budget All...More

Thank Rya-Mari M
Reviewed 10 March 2018

We went to the Joburg Theatre to watch Pinocchio. After parking underground, we had to follow other people to the theatre as there were no clear signs. When we got into the lobby, my daughter's remarked, "Oh, so fancy!" And fancy it is!The architecture and...More

2  Thank Nonhlanhla N
Reviewed 27 February 2018

It is the only restaurant at the Joburg theatre and thus has the monopoly. The ambiance is non existant, the noise levels are right up there and the non-existant service really does ensure a horrible experience. And all of this before you have even tasted...More

1  Thank Kevin C
Reviewed 21 February 2018 via mobile

The Color Purple was amazing. Was my first time at the Joburg Theatre..am truly impressed by the architecture. I plan to go back often.

Thank Zibu S
Reviewed 17 December 2017 via mobile

This is one of the great theaters in Johannesburg, we booked tickets to take our two year old to see Pinocchio. 2 min before the show were suppose to start the theater lost power, 30min later the show were cancelled. The theater staff did a...More

Thank dbeerp
Reviewed 24 October 2017

I love Jo'burg theater. It is easily accessible with safe parking. the theater itself is intimate with comfortable seats and the staff friendly and helpful.I have seen ballet, opera and musicals and enjoyed each and everyone of them.If you are a pensioner as I am,...More

Thank soniabw
Reviewed 14 October 2017

Previously know as the Johannesburg Civic Theater, this is a group of 4 theaters situated in Braamfontein, Johannesburg. This theater stages both Broadway musicals and local productions. The main pedestrian entrance is at 163 Civic Boulevard, opposite the Metro Centre offices. I had the good...More

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Response from BeneRousseau | Reviewed this property |
Hi I don't think there are "bad seats" in the theatre. The visibility and acoustic are great everywhere. If you want to see the actors, being in the first row would be nice. But to appreciate the scene, seating in the first... More
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