The Goat

Jennifer Steyn, Sihle Mnqwazana and Lionel in Edward Albees The Goat, or Who is Sylvia?

Triple Pulitzer Prize winner, Edward Albee’s acclaimed and provocative play, The Goat, or Who is Sylvia? comes to the Baxter Golden Arrow Studio, from Wednesday April 24 to Saturday May 18, at 7.30pm nightly, with Saturday matinees at 3pm. Albee’s marital drama shows a family in crisis as their lives spiral out of control and deteriorates when the patriarch falls in love with a goat. It tackles the theme of tragedy, while dealing with issues of the family, social taboo and vengeance. Fleur du Cap Best New Director award-winner Mdu Kweyama takes the reigns as director.

Lionel Newton tackles the complex role of middle-aged architect, Martin, with Jennifer Steyn in the role of stay-at-home wife, Stevie; Sihle Mnqwazana as the gay son, Billy; and Paul Savage as Martin’s best friend, Ross. There is an age restriction of 16 years and parental guidance is advised. Ticket prices range from R120 for block bookings of 10 or more to R180. Book through Webtickets or selected Pick n Pay stores.