Fugard showcases world theatre

Jonathan Pryce as Shylock in The Merchant of Venice which will be screened at the Fugard Bioscope on Sunday August 6.

The Fugard Bioscope presents screenings of the best of world theatre, opera and ballet productions from companies such as the National Theatre, Royal Ballet, Bolshoi Ballet and Royal Opera House.

The films are screened in the Fugard theatre’s state-of-the-art bioscope, including a 7.1 dolby digital surround sound system and full size high definition cinema screen.

The Salzburg Opera Festival’s production of Cavalleria Rusticana will be screened on Sunday July 9 while the Globe Theatre’s production of The Merchant of Venice is on Sunday August 6.

On Sunday August 13, The Royal Opera House’s production of Otello will be featured.

Screenings take place at 11am. Tickets cost R100. Book through Computicket or the Fugard Theatre box office on 021 461 4554.

For more information about the programme, visit www.