At the Artscape Theatre we strive to bring you, our loyal guest the highest, most exquisite level of artistic elegance possible. With over 40 years of experience we have enjoyed great success through world class productions, the most exceptional talent, high technology sets and stunning costume design. We are committed to transformation and growth in all our performing art aspects.
Artscape Theatre is situated on Malan Street in Cape Town. Our Opera House seats over 1480 patrons with 23 rows of seats and we even cater for wheelchair users. The stage is controlled by computer machinery with electrically operated curtaining. The accompanying orchestra pit can hold between 75 and 80 musicians at a time.
The theatre slightly smaller than the main opera house and can seat approx. 540 people (if the orchestra pit is not used.) Similar to the Opera house, all stage equipment is electronically operated.
The Artscape Theatre also has two smaller arenas for more intimate performances.
We also boast a stunning open air theatre which is situated off premises in Maynardville Park in Wynberg. This stunning Open-Air Theatre can accommodate 700 patrons (seated) and is widely acknowledged as one of the best loved outdoor theatre venues in the Cape.
At the Artscape we host a wide variety of shows, pantomimes, plays, festivals and more that kids will simply love, so make sure to visit our website to keep up to date with the latest shows on offer. Bring the whole family along to Artscape for not only a great day out, but a truly rich and cultural experience for you and your young ones to enjoy.