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The Imam and Us

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  • Start Date

    Oct 11 2019
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  • Duration

    2 hours

A variety show celebrating the life Imam Abdullah Haron. 2019 marks the 50th year since his killing in Apartheid detention. He was a great supporter of the Arts,  poetry, dance, cinema and music, whilst being a deeply spiritual and prominent religious and political leader in Cape Town. He was arrested on the 28th May 1969 and held under Section 6 of the Terrorism Act until his death on the 27th September 1969. His political activity included supporting  families of political detainees and speaking out against the Apartheid system.


11 October / 8:00 pm
12 October / 10:00 pm
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Underground Parking

The underground municipal car park linked to Artscape is open for public parking from 17:00 on weekdays and an hour before the starting time of shows on weekends. It closes at 24:00. The parking fee is R24.00 and R15.00 for pensioners.

Wheelchair Access

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.


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