Fringe Festival kicks off

The annual Fringe Festival kicks off today, Thursday 22 Spetember at the City Hall in Cape Town until Saturday October 8.

The two-week event is set to showcase over 80 spectacular acts across a number of genres – drama, dance, comedy, performance art, illusion, music, a children’s theatre screening the premiere of The Gruffalo and more – although, organisers are aiming to establish the popular annual event primarily as a theatre festival. This major showcase is one of the biggest in Cape Town that fully celebrates, and is geared towards, nurturing South African creative talent and the arts.

Tickets for the Fringe Festival vary depending on the performance. To book, visit and register. From there, you will be able to book and pay for your tickets. Alternatively, you can buy tickets at the Fringe Box Office, located in the City Hall. Provided that shows are not sold out, tickets will also be available at the door 30 minutes prior to the start of the show.

For more information, email, or call 086 000 2004.

cap: Nombasa-Ngoqo, Nox-Donyeli and Sisonke Yafele of Uyabona Ke perform Falling off the Horn, a prodution that forms part of the Fringe Festival.

credit Jeff-Stretton of CuePix