Theatre on the Square


This small 200-seater theatre houses a variety of acclaimed productions and adds a phenomenal cultural dimension to the square. Over 450 productions – including plays, musicals, lunch hour and children’s theatre have been presented here in the last 15 years. In addition to this numerous corporate events, concerts, industrial theatre and a regular youth theatre training programme in the performing arts take place here.

The Theatre on the Square also boasts 24 Naledi nominations, four Naledi Winners and several awards for theatre excellence.

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The Auto & General Theatre on the Square (Formerly known as The Old Mutual Theatre on the Square) can be found in Nelson Mandela Square at Sandton City.


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I love this play house. it's as Moulin Rouge as a trip to Paris and I always feel I should be dressed accordingly with a feather boa wrapped diva like around my throat. One wallows in decadent decor...

Wayne and Mari K Says:

This is a quaint venue but can get a bit stuffy during intervals as the space at the bar is rather is nonetheless a great place to see a concert, watch the ted talks or enjoy jazz.

Flitz8 Says:

I came here to see a theatre performance ,the venue is quite small but you can really connect with those on stage ,decor is bright red with posters everywhere ,even toilets carry on same theme

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