Lots of laughter at Baxter Theatre

2019-03-19 06:00
Mel Jones is one of the comedians that will be filling the venue with giggles.

Mel Jones is one of the comedians that will be filling the venue with giggles.

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Baxter Studio Theatre, in Rondebosch, brings Capetonians 13-day laughter from today (March 19) to Monday 31 March.

Patrons are promised to be introduced to some of the country’s upcoming talents while enjoying two shows per day and promised to be up close and personal with their favouritecomedians. This is a first of its kind in Cape Town. Co-producer Siv Ngesi says: “The local stand-up comedy circuit has grown at a rapid rate, which has given rise to some hilarious household names, as well as stars of film and television. A host of local stars will present new work at the festival, along with one or two surprise international artists. Audiences have the chance to feast on ensemble shows, two-handers and solo offerings, ensured to cater for all comedy tastes.”

Performing artists include Yaseen Barnes, Dalin Oliver, Kurt Langeveld, Liam Bento, Siya Seya, Phil Delange, Mel Jones, Kagiso ‘KG’ Mokgadi, Riaad Moosa and many others.

Tickets cost from R120 to R150 and bookings can be bought at Webtickets by visiting www.webtickets.co.za.

V For discounted school or group block bookings, fundraisers or charities contact Sharon Ward on 021 680 3962 or email sharon.ward@uct.ac.za or Carmen Kearns on 021 680 3993 or email her at carmen.kearns@uct.ac.za.


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