Spier Amphitheatre

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Situated outside Stellenbosch on the banks of the Eerste River. Dick Enthoven, owner of the Spier Wine Estate, had the amphitheatre built in 1993 and it opened in 1996 for its first summer festival. The amphitheatre can seat 3 565 people and the stage is covered and exceedingly well equipped. Each year Spier hosts a summer festival of about 5 months, running from end November to mid April the following year. The season consists of an array of musical entertainments, plays, operas, and so on. Performances have included Ubu and the Truth Commission (Jane Taylor and William Kentridge, 199*), La Traviata (2000), **??**, EXPAND Spier- Amfiteater, Stellenbosch, 13/2/03 , William Kentridge, Confessions of Zeno.

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