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In 1987: ''[[Hamlet]]'' (in [[Afrikaans]]), ''[[Die Koggelaar]]'' ([[Pieter Fourie]]).
In 1987: ''[[Hamlet]]'' (in [[Afrikaans]]), ''[[Die Koggelaar]]'' ([[Pieter Fourie]]).
In 1993 in collaboration with Pact Opera:''[[The Sound of Music]]''.
In 1993 in collaboration with [[PACT]]:''[[The Sound of Music]]''.

Latest revision as of 05:22, 31 May 2020

The Roodepoort Civic Theatre is a publically funded theatre in the city of Roodepoort in Gauteng.

Also known as the Roodepoort Theatre.

History and management

It opened on 14 February 1981 with Weiss Doubell as the first director of the theatre. It was later renamed simply the Roodepoort Theatre.

In 2014 the City of Johannesburg, as part of its ongoing Institutional Review, resolved that the two civic theatres, the Joburg Theatre and Roodepoort Theatre be integrated into a single theatre management company, Joburg City Theatres (JCT), to manage the functions and services of the two theatres. In 2014 the JCT would also take over management of the newly established Soweto Theatre.


Popular for symphonic music and opera, the well equipped theatre was also used for amateur and professional theatre productions. It did not have its own company, but hosted many companies over the years.

Productions have included:

In 1987: Hamlet (in Afrikaans), Die Koggelaar (Pieter Fourie).

In 1993 in collaboration with PACT:The Sound of Music.


Percy Tucker, 1997

"Soweto Theatre seeks Marketing Manager" Artslink 06/11/2014[1]

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