• Bitten by the whale watching bug Bitten by the whale watching bug We don’t realise how lucky we are in South Africa, and in particular the Western Cape, to have the mightiest of the marine mammals visit our coastline between every year ...
  • The Whale Trail The Whale Trail The Whale Trail is not a new trail, having been around since about 2002, but it has become extremely popular. It is truly a unique experience, perhaps comparable with ...
  • 10 Pamper-Perfect Spas in South Africa 10 Pamper-Perfect Spas in South Africa Combine your trip to South Africa with a relaxing, revitalising visit to a health spa and experience Africa at it's finest. Our favourite 10 Pamper-Perfect Spas in South Africa are ...
  • Locals share their favourite getaways Locals share their favourite getaways We ask 30 local South Africans to share their favourite holiday destinations and getaways with us. From the more popular destinations like Knysna and the Kruger Park to ...
  • The Oude Skip hike The Oude Skip hike The Oude Skip walk shares portions of its hike with the larger Karbonkelberg Traverse, which is roughly seven hours of hard walk from Hout Bay harbour to Llandudno ...
  • 10 Amazing Game Lodges 10 Amazing Game Lodges South Africa is world renowned for her game reserves and wildlife. The lodges which allow us to experience these in luxury are no less awe inspiring. Our favourites are ...
  • 101 Things to Do with Kids in Cape Town 101 Things to Do with Kids in Cape Town As much as your kids will tell you they can’t wait for the school holidays, the words "I’m bored" inevitably cross their lips. Our "101 things to do with kids in Cape Town" will ...
  • "World's most beautiful Cities" "World's most beautiful Cities" Open space makes Cape Town special. Renowned English sea navigator Sir Francis Drake once referred to Cape Town as the fairest cape in the world. The city houses the ...

Find Accommodation in South Africa
Subscribe to our Feed
Posted on: Monday, 24 May 2010

Romeo’s Kiss at The Baxter from 9-20 June

Send to Kindle

When I think of a tragic love story, Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliette immediately come to mind. Not only is it one of my favourite Shakespearean works but it is also a beautiful ballet. I was excited to hear that Shaun Bovim of Bovim Ballet has shaken things up and jazzed up this epic tale with a new work entitled Romeo’s Kiss.

Performed for a short season only from 9-20 June 2010 at the Baxter Theatre in Rondebosch the fabulous Bovim cast with some of my favourites (including Kerryn Howard, Mark Goldberg, Owen Manamela, Simone Muller) is going to be entertaining to say the least. Bovim’s choreography always captures the hearts and souls of the audience and people from all walks of life are sure to be entranced by this new work.

Romeos KissBovim has combined the best of both worlds with the strength and discipline of ballet mixed in with his own modern / contemporary style and music from the Beatles. Just imagine what he has created with tunes such as “I want to hold your hand”, “Hey Jude” and “All you need is love” telling the tragic tale of Romeo and his Juliette. Bovim describes the ballet at “MTV culture meets So You Think You Can Dance, with beautifully designed Love Duets and rocking group divertissements.”

What is also really enjoyable about Bovim’s works is that the costumes are always as magical as the dancing and this ballet will be no different. The male cast will be wearing costumes designed by Craig Port while the female dancers get to feel and look completely glamorous in costumes designed by KLûK & CGDT (Christiaan Gabriel du Toit for those who are not au fait).

And if you are trying to get that special man in your life to accompany you to the ballet, but he is trying to use the “but the World Cup is on” excuse don’t you worry. The Bovim team along with the Baxter have thought of this already and have adjusted performance times to accommodate the matches that will be played in Cape Town

Tickets & Bookings:
Tickets are available through Computicket or directly from the Baxter ticket office and cost R120 per person.
If you are a student, pensioner or make a block booking of 10 or more people you will receive a 10% discount (only through the Baxter ticket office).

Telephone: Baxter Ticket Office on +27 (0)21 685-7880

Show Schedule:
WEEK 1

Wed 9 June at 20h00
Thurs 10 June at 20h00
Friday 11 June at 18h00
Sat 12 June at 20h00
Sun 13 June at 18h00

WEEK 2
Tues 15 June at 20h00
Wed 16 June at 18h00
Thurs 17 June at 20h00
Friday 18 June at 18h00
Sat 19 June at 20h00
Sun 20 June at 18h00

Useful Links:
Rondebosch Accommodation
Cape Town Accommodation
Cape Town Events

The SA-Venues.com Team

About 

Photographs, posts and articles filed under "The SA-Venues.com Team" are either very old articles (this blog has been going since 2005!), are a combined effort or have been submitted to us by a third party, the name of which is/should be displayed in or below the actual article. Special offers and general event posts are also found here as they are generally a team effort.

Related Posts: