Romeo and Juliet: Maynardville 2024

Thu Jan 25, 20:00 - Sat Feb 24, 22:00

Maynardville Open-Air Theatre


Transport yourself to the world of star-crossed lovers as Maynardville presents William Shakespeare's timeless masterpiece, Romeo and Juliet. In the vibrant and tumultuous city of Verona, two teenagers become entangled in a passionate and forbidden romance that defies the bitter enmity between their feuding families.

In this captivating production, witness the power of love as it triumphs over adversity. Against the backdrop of a world consumed by strife, Romeo and Juliet are irresistibly drawn together, driven by a primal force that transcends societal boundaries. Their love becomes a beacon of hope and a testament to the boundless power of youthful passion. In the face of insurmountable obstacles, they navigate a treacherous path, fueled by desire, ecstasy, and unwavering determination.

Shakespeare's poetic genius weaves a tapestry of dreams and destiny, entwining the lives of Romeo and Juliet with the fabric of fate. As they elude the obstacles placed in their path, the intensity of their connection escalates, giving rise to a love that knows no limits. Their journey is fraught with risks and sacrifices, yet they remain resolute in their pursuit of happiness. This iconic play will be brought to life by a talented cast and creative team, ensuring an unforgettable theatrical experience.

With its unforgettable characters, poetic language, and profound insights into the human spirit, Romeo & Juliet stands as a testament to the enduring power of love. Shakespeare's masterpiece continues to inspire and enchant, reminding us that love, in its purest form, can conquer even the most insurmountable obstacles, leaving an indelible mark on the hearts of all who experience it.

Experience the timeless tale of Romeo and Juliet like never before. Secure your seats now for this captivating production that will transport you to the depths of passion and tragedy.

Director: Geoffrey Hyland


Romeo- Nahum Hughes

Juliet- Simone Neethling

Friar Lawrence- Cleo Wesley

Lady Capulet- Tessa Jubber

Nurse- Hannah Borthwick

Lady Montague/ Mercutio- Rehane Abrahams

Capulet- Pat Pillai

Montague- Mbulelo Grootboom

Paris- Mihir Soni

Tybalt- Jock Kleynhans

Benvolio- Tailyn Ramsamy

Prince- John Maytham

Ensemble: Thulani Nzonzo, Sizwesandile Mnisi,Caleb Swanepoel & Zach Esau

Running Time: Approx. 110 minutes

No Interval


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Timeless & Immortal

19 - 21 January 2024

An Orchestral Journey through Romeo and Juliet.

Indulge in an extraordinary musical experience that transcends time as the Cape Town Philharmonic Orchestra takes you on a captivating journey through the timeless tale of Romeo and Juliet. Prepare to be swept away by the romance, mystique, and poignant emotions of the world's most famous doomed lovers, as the orchestra's enchanting melodies evoke the essence of their tragic love story.

In this remarkable orchestral performance, the Cape Town Philharmonic Orchestra goes beyond the familiar compositions of Tchaikovsky and Prokofiev, delving into the realm of Bernstein's Queen Mab and beyond. Through the universal language of music, the orchestra weaves a tapestry of emotions that extends far beyond the bounds of the known, inviting you to immerse yourself in a rich and diverse musical landscape.




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Rachmaninoff Rendezvous

Thu, 18 Jan 07:30 PM - Thu, 18 Jan 09:00 PM
Indulge in an exquisite evening of musical brilliance as Maynardville presents Rachmaninoff Rendezvous under the starry sky in the hundredth year of celebrating the timeless legacy of Sergei Rachmaninoff. Let the enchanting compositions sweep you away on a journey of emotions, as talented musicians bring his timeless masterpieces to life in a captivating outdoor setting.


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An Evening with Cape Town Opera: Puccini in the Park

Sun, 04 Feb 06:00 PM - Sun, 04 Feb 07:30 PM
Experience the magic of opera under the stars with Cape Town Opera’s Puccini in the Park,  at Maynardville on Sunday 4 February 2024 at 18h00. 

This unique performance marks the centenary of Puccini’s death and will leave audiences captivated by the extraordinary artistry and passion of Cape Town Opera, Africa's only established opera company that celebrates its 25th anniversary in 2024. 

The music of Puccini is synonymous with emotion and drama and opera is a performance genre where vocal prowess reigns supreme.  Audiences will be transported by extracts from La bohème, Madama Butterfly, Tosca, Gianni Schicchi, Turandot and more.  


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A Night at the Musicials

Sun, 11 Feb 06:00 PM - Sun, 11 Feb 07:30 PM
Immerse yourself in the magical world of classic musicals with "A Night at the Musicals," a special once-off concert that stays true to Maynardville's ethos of Classic Innovation. Prepare to be enchanted as beloved songs from iconic musicals such as Les Misérables, Chess, Phantom of the Opera, Fiddler on the Roof, Sound of Music, and West Side Story come to life on the Maynardville stage.


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Friends in Harmony: A Choral Celebration

Sun, 25 Feb 06:00 PM - Sun, 25 Feb 07:30 PM
Maynardville proudly presents the inaugural celebration of choir music in the 2024 season. Prepare to be captivated by the enchanting voices of renowned choirs as they come together in perfect harmony, creating an evening of choral bliss that will resonate in your heart.



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Maynardville Evening Food Market
Adding vibrancy, enchantment, and delight, the 2024 Maynardville Evening Food Market will offer a variety of global cuisines, to provide Maynardville Open Air Festival goers with an elevated evening of wonder. 

Don't miss the opportunity to experience a celebration of Cape Town's gastronomic wonders, indulge your taste buds, discover new flavours, and mingle with fellow food enthusiasts.  Whether you’re a seasoned foodie or simply looking to satisfy your cravings, the Maynardville Evening Food Market promises to delight your taste buds with the rich and diverse flavours, textures and aromas that define Cape Town’s culinary landscape.


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All events are priced as follows:

Premium: R320
Tier 2: R250
Tier 3: R190


Pensioners & Students: 15% Off On All Tiers
Please Present ID On Arrival

Family of Four Discount: R260/R200 per four Premium/Tier 2 Tickets

School Block Bookings:

Contact Jeff for School Block Bookings and Rates
[email protected]
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18th Thursday Rachmaninoff Rendezvous 19:30

19th Friday CTPO Timeless & Immortal 20:15
20th Saturday CTPO Timeless & Immortal 20:15
21st Sunday CTPO Timeless & Immortal 20:15

26th Friday Romeo & Juliet Preview 1 (20:15)
27th Saturday Romeo & Juliet Preview 2 (20:15)
28th Sunday Romeo & Juliet Opening Night (20:15)

30th Tuesday Romeo & Juliet Schools Evening (19:30)
31st Wednesday Romeo & Juliet (20:15)


1st Thursday Romeo & Juliet (20:15)
2nd Friday Romeo & Juliet (20:15)
3rd Saturday Romeo & Juliet (20:15)

4th Sunday An Evening with Cape Town Opera (18:00)

5th Monday Romeo & Juliet Schools Evening (19:30)
6th Tuesday Romeo & Juliet Schools Evening (19:30)
7th Wednesday Romeo & Juliet (20:15)
8th Thursday Romeo & Juliet (20:15)
9th Friday Romeo & Juliet (20:15)
10th Saturday Romeo & Juliet (20:15)

11th A Night at The Musicals (18:00)

12th Monday Romeo & Juliet Schools Evening (19:30)
13th Tuesday Romeo & Juliet Schools Evening (19:30)
14th Wednesday Romeo & Juliet (20:00)
15th Thursday Romeo & Juliet (20:00)
16th Friday Romeo & Juliet (20:00)
17th Saturday Romeo & Juliet (20:00)

19th Monday Romeo & Juliet Schools Evening (19:30)
20th Tuesday Romeo & Juliet Schools Evening (19:30)
21st Wednesday Romeo & Juliet (20:00)
22nd Thursday Romeo & Juliet (20:00)
23rd Friday Romeo & Juliet (20:00)
24th Saturday Romeo & Juliet (20:00)

25th Sunday Friends in Harmony: A Choral Celebration (18:00)


Romeo and Juliet: Maynardville 2024
Maynardville Open-Air Theatre
Maynardville Park, Piers Rd, Wynberg, Cape Town, 7800
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