Civic Theatre

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The concept

As a concept, today used to refer to the purpose built municipal theatre of a town or city. (Stadskouburg in Afrikaans, Stads Schouwburg in Dutch and early Afrikaans.) The term often incorporporated into the name of the particular theatre (Johannesburg Civic Theatre, Bloemfontein Civic Theatre, Bellville Civic Theatre, etc.)

In some cases, notably the Johannesburg Civic Theatre, it may on occasion referred to in writings and conversation as the The Civic Theatre or simply The Civic

For more seen under the name of the city.

Civic theatres in South Africa

Municipally funded theatres

Bellville Civic Theatre

Bloemfontein Civic Theatre

Johannesburg Civic Theatre

Also known as The Civic, The Joburg Civic, Johannesburgse Stadskouburg, and the Joburg Theatre

See further Johannesburg Civic Theatre

Oudtshoorn Civic Theatre

Roodepoort City Theatre

See Roodepoort Civic Theatre

Roodepoort Civic Theatre

Springs Civic Theatre

Witbank City Theatre

Commercially sponsored civic theatres in South Africa

The Sasol Theatre, Sasolburg

The Ernest Oppenheimer Theatre, Welkom

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