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Fresh from winning first place at the Montreux International Comedy Festival, comedian Tats Nkonzo brings his new one man show to the Baxter Theatre this June. 

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Tobacco, and the Harmful Effects Thereof, with Andrew Buckland and Toni Morkel, directed by Sylvaine Strike, at the Baxter this May and June

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In Grant and Shaun: A Double Bill of Dance, Cape Town artists Grant van Ster and Shaun Oelf, two of the hottest young talents on the local dance and theatre scenes, take to the Baxter’s Flipside stage for a short season, from 9 to 18 April, to perform a brand new work Most Honest Man and their critically acclaimed The Architecture of Tears.

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My Forever Friend, a new play for young children about the importance of friendship and self-esteem, at the Baxter this festive season.

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Now in its tenth year, the Baxter Dance Festival will take place from 09 to 18 October 2014, showcasing dynamic and diverse local and international dance. To celebrate a decade of outstanding performances, this hugely popular festival will showcase the best and most diverse local and international talent in dance and dance choreography.

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Following the success of I Hit the Ground Running last year, comes the second dynamic collaboration between the Baxter Theatre Centre and Scenkonst Sörmland (Sweden), Struck Silent at the Baxter Flipside for one week only, from 9 to 13 September at 6.30pm, with a matinee on 13 September at 2pm.

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Lara Foot’s latest play, Fishers of Hope (Taweret), explores the meaning of hope in Africa at the National Arts Festival and Baxter this July

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A decade of dance will be celebrated when the highly popular Baxter Dance Festival turns 10 years old in October this year, showcasing some of the best and diverse talent that Cape Town and the Western Cape have to offer in dance and choreography.

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One of South Africa’s renowned musical entertainers, award-winning stage performer and producer Alistair Izobell, is back for another season of his one-man show Kaapse Stoep Stories at the Baxter’s Golden Arrow Studio from 17 June to 5 July at 20h15 from Tuesday to Saturdays.

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Kate Liquorish (30) and Tony Bonani Miyambo (26) clinched the 2014 Brett Goldin Bursary awards at an event held at the Market Theatre in Johannesburg on Friday, 11 April, just five days ahead of the eighth anniversary of the young actor’s brutal murder over the Easter weekend in 2006.

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