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Theatre on the Bay

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Address: 1A Link Street, Camps Bay 8005, South Africa
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+27 21 438 3301
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Compact, accessible theatre

The Theatre is well located and we were fortunate to find street parking right outside. Not a huge capacity and seats are comfortable with decent legroom. Bar service was snappy... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Theatre is well located and we were fortunate to find street parking right outside. Not a huge capacity and seats are comfortable with decent legroom. Bar service was snappy but the coffee side took ages (and made bad coffee) in the interval. Some ice creams would have been good (as with West End shows).

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Hemel Hempstead
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a pleasant change going to the theatre one night of our holiday. We were staying just round the corner, so this was the perfect opportunity to visit. The theatre is not massive, but the quality of the production was really good. We went to see Josheph..... Great singing and dancing even if the show was not exactly true to... More 

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Somerset West, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2017

Fantastic evening for all ages, probably from about 8 years of age. The Pharaoh (Elvis) stole the show but everyone in the cast was great with a very amusing version of this well known show. Our only very small criticism was that the Joseph character was a bit weak compared to the others. However, a great fun evening for all.

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Cape Town
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

Went to see Mark Banks who performed at this venue. This venue works very well. Parking is limited. The theatre is small and intimate and looks current. Always a pleasure to visit this venue.

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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241 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017

Casual and intimate theatre at its best. Theatre on the Bay has hosted many popular small shows over the years. Relaxed atmosphere, with full bar service available. Parking easier than expected.

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Cape Town, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

Theatre on the Bay has been around forever! It's one of the gems in Cape Town and well loved by Capetonions and visitors alike. Alan Committee is one of the regular comedians and good for "laugh out loud" entertainment! "Laughing Matters" was a tonic for me after a hectic season. The shows are varied - some better than others but... More 

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Betty's Bay, South Africa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

We recently went to see Joseph and His Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat. The theatre is beautifully done out, small but well designed so that even if you sit in the balacony, you have a good view. The show was very professional - sound - everything - great quality! I would recommend that you arrive early as parking can be a challenge,... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

Joseph and the amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat was a special experience for us. With all the old and nice songs which we know from our youth we had a great night in the Theatre on the Bay. It's always spectacular what the company perform on this small stage. Singing, dancing, acting with a fantastic spirit. All the actors have great class.... More 

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East London, South Africa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

Super way to spend a few hours. We've been twice now on trips to Cape Town and have not been disappointed with the shows on offer. We say right up on the back row this time around (last seats available) and while the view of the stage was not the best, you could see well enough and sound was not... More 

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Pretoria, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

This is a spectacular venue. Will give you a Broadway feel if you have been to Broadway. Enjoyed "Joseph and the amazing technicolor dream coat". Amazing cast

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