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The Joburg Theatre

Loveday Street, Braamfontein, South Africa
+27 11 877 6800
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Lost power right before show!

This is one of the great theaters in Johannesburg, we booked tickets to take our two year old to... read more

Reviewed 17 December 2017
Pretoria, South Africa
via mobile
I love Jo'burg theatre.

I love Jo'burg theater. It is easily accessible with safe parking. the theater itself is intimate... read more

Reviewed 24 October 2017
Johannesburg, South Africa
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“world class” (10 reviews)
Loveday Street, Braamfontein, South Africa
+27 11 877 6800
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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

Thank Adventure Diva
Reviewed 11 October 2017

Great place to see top notch shows, musicals, drama in Joburg. A variety of shows for every taste. I went there to see the French Play Tartuffe and King Kong an iconic South African musical and was amazed by the quality of the shows, settings,...More

Thank BeneRousseau
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Easy access and safe! Take in some theatre and book a live show once in a while. The facilities are good and so is the entertainment too.

Thank DesertSands_12
Reviewed 28 September 2017

We won tickets to see a show I would not have seen otherwise. But how pleased we were to have gone. The cast were professional and very enthusiastic in their delivery, the story so appropriate to our time. Well worth seeing. The theatre is still...More

Thank Malcolm T
Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

This theatre is still well kept and showcases key theatre shows in South Africa. It has recently been renamed after Nelson Mandela and easily accessible from the Johannesburg Park Station. Just a few minutes walk from the station then you are there. The theatre restaurant...More

Thank Londeka N
Reviewed 6 September 2017

I have attended the annual pantomime during the Christmas holidays for the past 7 years and will be going again this year. The show is suitable for young children, pensioners and all in between. The shows are adapted to modern times and some of the...More

Thank Ken H
Reviewed 18 August 2017

The Joburg theatre has some excellent performances of world class level. The theatre is comfortable with easy access and convenient parking in the basement.

Thank Graham A
Reviewed 1 August 2017

We went to see La Boheme at the Joburg Theatre. WE first ate dinner in the theatre.The food was excellent. and generous portions and the service was quick and efficient. The seats in the theatre are very spacious and one has a good view of...More

Thank 332rozen
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