They say a good show is when the dinner, theatre admission and the babysitter were all worth it. With today’s Groupon, theatre lover’s will be able to afford the babysitter for a few extra hours because of the price of the shows at On Broadway. Pay R85 for two theatre tickets to see any show, a saving of up to 65%.
On Broadway is set atop the hustle and bustle of popular Long Street. While people below are walking the streets and shopping, On Broadway above them is filled with imagination that creates gasps in the audience and theatre and leaves an imprint in the hearts of all those who watch the show.
On Broadway showcases some of South Africa’s favourite and most well-loved cabaret and performing artists such as Pieter-Dirk Uys, Elzabe Zietsman, Marc Lottering, Cokey Falkow and Kurt Schoonraad. You’re bound to see some familiar and other not so familiar faces in many of the genres on stage.
If you find yourself singing your daily conversations in falsetto then you’ll love the variety of Cabaret, classical musicals and large musical productions. Those who prefer to dance to where they need to be will be inspired by the Cabaret, and Modern and Spanish dance productions.
What started out as a simple cabaret restaurant offering the optional meal and entertaining show has become a spot on the map for satires, comedies and other productions. A place where you won’t find pretentious members of the drama society, dressed in black, blowing smoke in your face. Instead, On Broadway prides itself on its relaxed and inviting atmosphere.
It’s this laid-back impression that creates the sense of surprise during every show and continues to keep On Broadway “Cape Town’s official entertainment headquarters and show zone” – a reputation they’re proud of.
Theatrical fact: The guards that used to be placed along The Great Wall of China were known for their theatrical performances when an intruder neared. On one occasion, four of them acted like stiff teacups while one of them ran around like a bull knocking the teacups over. This crazy display frightened the intruder away and gave birth to the saying “like a bull in a China shop.”