Staging operas, ballets and other dramas as well as orchestral performance Artscape is one of the best venues for performing arts in South Africa. The fully equipped opera house is the largest in the Western Cape and seats 1,187 people. The lighting, sound and production work is impressive, and considered world class even by most virtuosos. (There's plenty of parking, but it might take you a while to get to your seat. Try to arrive 30mins early.) Award-winning theatre is also regularly performed.