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Cape Town Comedy Club is proud to present Jesters in the Park at the Maynardville Open-Air Festival to be held at the Maynardville Open-Air Theatre in Wynberg, from Wednesday 31 January to Saturday 3 February 2018.

A Jester; a person who is given to witticisms, jokes, and pranks, especially at a medieval court. A jester is sometimes also called ‘the fool’.

A few hundred years since Shakespeare and so much has changed, yet also so little …

Hosted by Rob van Vuuren who is no stranger to this stage as a Shakespearian actor, and produced by Cape Town Comedy Club, Cape Town’s only dedicated comedy club at the V & A Waterfront and rated one of the top ten comedy club in the world, Jesters in the Park showcase five of SA’s top comedians as they ‘hold court’ and ‘fool around’ to tackle the social commentary of the day. From politics and road rage to yoga and water restrictions – the Bard would have plenty of new material from these guys – and they even manage to keep it family friendly. Just like in Shakespeare’s comedies, we’ll have some happy endings too. The line-up includes Daniel Richards, Dylan Skews, Phil de Lange and Kurt Schoonraad.

“Prepare for mirth, for mirth becomes a feast.”

Tickets for the festival range from R150-R220 for a normal ticket purchase. There are various concessions for students, groups and pensioners and a special season ticket for four opening nights can be purchased for R700 (a saving of R180).

Booking has now opened on Computicket and Artscape-dial-a-seat 021 421 7695:
For more information follow the Maynardville Open-Air Festival on Facebook.

  • Show Times: 8.15pm
  • Venue Address: Maynardville Open-Air Theatre in Maynardville Park
  • Entrance on the corner of Piers and Wolfe Street, Wynberg, Cape Town.
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