Theatre

Imperial Russian Ballet bedazzles Baxter

The Baxter Theatre presents The Imperial Russian Ballet

The Baxter Theatre is renowned for presenting some of our country’s finest theatre, opera and dance. In their own words, they try to “reflect the cultures of all the people of South Africa on our stages and in our foyers and galleries”, which they certainly do! This vibrant and interactive hub is proud to present the return of the Imperial Russian Ballet to the fairest Cape. The Imperial Russian Ballet, founded in 1994 by the legendary ballerina Maija Plisetzkaya, is a company made up of international ballet stars and trained and directed by famed teachers. They have toured every continent and are well known for their innovative style of dancing. Last year, the Imperial Russian Ballet thrilled Capetonian                  

Theatre

Pieter-Dirk Uys – Adapt or Fly

Pieter-Dirk Uys

Pieter-Dirk Uys hits the stage with yet another one-man satirical masterpiece Adapt or Fly at the Baxter Theatre this June. Over the years we have had the privilege of his multiple stage performances and personalities reminding us that it is important to laugh at ourselves however serious the situation may seem. His new show is personal political comedy-trek along a familiar long tiptoe to freedom, through the minefields of racism and sexism that have always made up the tarmac of our political freeway. Laughter at fear has always been Uys’s trademark, from the darkness of his first one-man show in 1982 Adapt or Dye, to the dazzling kaleidoscope of rainbow colours in his new 2012 show Adapt or Fly. In a time of depression,