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Please visit the link below for the latest information regarding SA government's response to the Novel Coronavirus pandemic.

A Covid-19 Theatre Protocol & Guidelines document has been developed to assist in the safeguarding of visitors (volunteers, cast, crew, patrons etc) to our theatre. The document can be downloaded below.

Our Covid-19 safety officer is Ann Coetzee, who can be reached on 082 678 9077 or at

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Volunteers are the heart of the Playhouse Theatre. Click the link below to find out what we need and where you might be able to fit in with our vibrant and creative team!

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Hire our venue

HHDS West has been in the theatre business for more than 70 years meeting the requirements of both amateurs and professional performers. Click the link below to find out more.


What's Streaming

All 9 of our 2020 Drama Festival shows are still available to stream for a small contribution to the Playhouse Theatre.


Upcoming Shows & Events

16 Dec-30 Jan

Enjoy the annual Playhouse musical this December with 6 performances before Christmas and 14 in January!


Meet Miss Hannigan and the orphans from the NYC Orphanage Girls' annex and the friends they meet along the way; from Sandy and Mr Bundles to Drake and Mr Warbucks!


Starring Jenna Tennant, Dylan Janse van Rensburg and more, this event is sure to brighten even the darkest of days!

6 Feb-7 Feb

Pianist Rocco de Villiers brings a collection of the most loved movie theme tunes ever. He shares his love of the film genre, lesser known facts about some films and even celebrates the underdogs of the film world - the lesser known movies and their actors.

Rocco also plays some of the music from the movie in his mind and the movies in everyone's mind. Says Rocco, 'All lives are worth making a movie about, and are always accompanied by music. The soundtrack to our own lives'.

Expect the usual suspects and of course surprises: CHARIOTS OF FIRE , st elmo's fire, LOVE STORY, endless love, GABRIEL'S OBOE, forrest gump, SOMEWHERE MY LOVE, my heart will go on. And so does the list of theme tunes we got to know, love and listen to.

Rocco merchandise including the music of the show will be available at the door.


There are currently no upcoming auditions.



From the archives

Meet the cast & crew


The Playhouse Calendar

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