Hofmeyr Theatre

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Also known as the Hofmeyr Hall or Hofmeyrsaal in Afrikaans. An ill equipped venue situated in the Groote Kerk building in Adderley Street, Cape Town. Venue used by the Kaapstadse Afrikaanse Toneelvereniging (KAT) between 1940 and 1949. It was used by the Brian Brooke Company from 1949 to 1955, after which it became the full-time home to Leonard Schach’s Cockpit Players till 1962. Also used by National Theatre Organisation (NTO) and the Cape Performing Arts Board (CAPAB) for their productions, including CAPAB's first productions of Becket (Anouilh) and Hedda Gabler (Ibsen) in 1963.


P.J. du Toit, 1988;

Van Eeden in Hauptfleisch, 1985

Percy Tucker, 1997 [JH. SH]

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