the life and soul of the Nelson Mandela Square, Sandton

Sandton’s first theatre in the heart of Nelson Mandela Square

Nightly productions of exciting and challenging local and international plays, musicals, comedies, youth theatre, jazz and daytime classical lunch-hour concerts.

First established in 1994 in Rosebank, then in 1997 in Sandton, the theatre has seen some of South Africa’s finest artists and musicians perform in the special theatre.

The 25-year-old established cultural gem of Sandton, THEATRE ON THE SQUARE, has a formidable reputation. The theatre of choice, revered and supported by the public and theatre industry alike in its warm, comfortable, inviting and accessible venue. Renowned for its successful and award-winning productions, educational programmes and new South African works.

For over two decades we have produced:

  • Over 3000 theatre productions and concerts;
  • generated 25,000 creative work opportunities for the industry on an ad hoc and permanent basis;
  • educated, entertained and uplifted through arts and music
  • encouraged social cohesion through arts and culture