The Cellar is a name used by a few theatres in the country.
See also Cellar Theatre
The Cellar, Durban
See further Natal Playhouse
The Cellar, Stellenbosch
The name was used in English to refer to Die Kelder , a small theatre set up in a converted wine cellar on the farm Libertas/Vredelust in Dorp Street, Stellenbosch (1960-1967).
The wine cellar was converted into a 100-150 seat theatre by the amateur Libertas Theatre Club/Libertas Teaterklub in 1960. Two concrete wine tanks, like small rooms, were provided with doors and converted into dressing rooms - their walls were covered with fine red crystals left from the wine-making days. This little theatre was the home of the club until 1967, when they moved to a converted stable on Bergzicht farm in Bird Street, made available by Stellenbosch Municipality, and refurbished it as the Klein Libertas Teater (or Little Libertas Theatre).
The Cellar, Stellenbosch University
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