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Karin Kortje in Cabaret

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  • Start Date

    Aug 05 2022
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  • Duration

    90 min

A scene set in the 1920s,Karin Kortje plays the role of Betty at a Cabaret show

The story takes place in a Cape Town jazz club. The owner Mama (played by Zeldene McDonald), a character of note with years of experience and the mother figure to all the youngsters in her Coop. The story focuses on Betty, a country girl Jazz singer who comes to the big city to follow her dreams. This is her story. A young Betty starts her career, fascinated with all Cape Town has to offer and quickly gets swept up in all the glitz and glamour. She learns a few hard lessons in life when it comes to love. Meanwhile life happens and through her struggles the world around her changes, but Betty ……who has now changed her name to Kitty….remains optimistic about love, life and all that Jazz

Karin Kortje and Zeldene McDonald gives a magnificent display of dance and song, like never experienced before. Perfectly choreographed by Rushney Ferguson and storyline by Kyra Loubser. Three women of colour, working together during covid, demonstrating its ‘never to late’ to start over



5 August / 8:30 pm
6 August / 10:00 pm
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Limited facilities for wheelchairs areavailable in the Opera House and Theatre in accordance with safety regulations. Wheelchair seats can be booked at the Artscape Box Office, at any Computicket outlet, or through the Computicket call centre. Please note that the Arena is not wheelchair friendly. Toilets for wheelchair-bound patrons aresituated in the Marble and Chandelier Foyers of the Opera House and on the lower level of the Theatre Foyer. Limited parking bays are available for bona fide Disabled Parking Disc Holders in the tunnel area opposite the Stage Door entrance, and in the staff parking area. A drop-off facility is available in the tunnel area for patrons who have difficulty walking. Prior arrangements in all regards should be made with the Theatre Manager.


Disabled Parking and Wheelchairs are available on site but should be pre-booked by contacting Artscape Dial-a-seat on 021 421 7695