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Enchanting World of Maynardville Open Air Festival
Immerse yourself in the captivating realm of Maynardville Open Air Festival, Cape Town’s premier open-air theatre experience. Discover the magic of live performances, outdoor cultural events, and our rich artistic heritage.
Enchanting Open-Air Theatre
Experience Magic Under the Stars.
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Maynardville Open Air Festival
Unforgettable Performances in Cape Town
Step into a world where timeless elegance meets artistic brilliance at Maynardville Open Air Festival. As the leading open-air theatre in Cape Town, we invite you to experience extraordinary live performances that transcend boundaries and leave lasting impressions.
Unleash Your Senses
Open-Air Theatre Cape Town
Indulge in the allure of open-air theatre in Cape Town’s picturesque green park. Maynardville’s unique 700-seater wooded theatre offers a serene setting where you can bask in natural beauty, indulge in pre-show culinary delights, and immerse yourself in captivating performances. Join us for an unforgettable cultural journey under the stars where audiences have come together annually since 1956.
Outdoor Cultural Events
Celebrating Tradition and Innovation
Maynardville Open Air Festival celebrates the beauty of tradition infused with innovative acts. Our expanded classical program showcases some of the oldest arts institutions in the Southern Hemisphere, redefining the festival’s legacy for generations to come. Under the guidance of the esteemed Maynardville Theatre Trust, VR Theatrical as Festival Producer since 2023 now leads the way into a new era of artistic brilliance.
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Experience the Magic of Shakespeare's "A Midsummer Night's Dream" as it Takes the Stage in Stellenbosch and Durban Brace yourself for an enchanting journey into the realms of love, mischief, and fantasy as Maynardville Open-Air Festival and VR Theatrical proudly...
A Summer Romance lies ahead as Maynardville Open Air Festival announces it’s 2024 season While Capetonians are still bundled up in their winter woolies, there are glimpses of the long summer evenings ahead. One of these is the announcement of the Maynardville Open Air...
Cape Town City Ballet is delighted to be back on the whimsical and wooded splendour of the Maynardville Open-Air Festival stage. SUMMERSNOW embraces the certainty of the seasons….. the stark contrast of summer to winter. The enchanting double bill features the pastoral fantasy of Mikhail Fokine’s LES SYLPHIDES and Sir Frederick Ashton’s charming twilight skating scene, LES PATINEURS.
Live Performances in Cape Town
Where Sophistication Meets Inclusivity
Maynardville Open Air Festival transcends social boundaries, welcoming diverse audiences to embrace the wonders of the arts. Prepare to be captivated by performances that cherish sophistication and celebrate inclusivity. Don’t miss out on these remarkable cultural moments in Cape Town.