Shakespeare in the Park at Maynardville Open-air Theatre

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Don’t Miss Symphonic Shakespeare at Maynardville

Romeo and Juliet Experienced Through the Sounds of the World’s Best Composers…

Step outside into stunning surrounds, sit back and enjoy the sweet sounds of the Symphonic Shakespeare show at the Maynardville this summer.

From Thursday, 18 to Saturday, 20 January the Cape Town Philharmonic Orchestra presents Symphonic Shakespeare, playing music by celebrated composers Tchaikovsky, Nicolai, Mendelssohn and more, to illustrate some of Shakespeare’s most famous works, including Romeo and Juliet and the Merry Wives of Windsor.

It promises to be a splendid production so be sure to book your spot soon.


Prices for the tickets range from R140/p to R220/p depending on seating choice. Tickets are available via Performances start at 8:15pm each night.


The Maynardville Open-Air Theatre can be found in the popular Maynardville Park (also known as Wynberg Park) in Wynberg in the Southern Suburbs. The park boasts some stunning flora and has become one of the most popular outdoor theatre venues in the region. A large wooded park area is especially popular for pre-show picnics. There’s even a playground to keep the little ones entertained.

The park opens at 7am and closes at 7pm in summer, so why not pack a picnic and enjoy some leisure time outdoors before the show? For those who don’t want to pack treats, there will be light refreshments on sale around the stage.


Love the drama? Catch more at any one of these theatres in Cape Town.

For more things to do this month, check out our overview of annual events in January


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