The Theatre on the Square is located on the north eastern corner of Nelson Mandela
Square (formerly Sandton Square) – shop 121 – between The Butcher Shop And Grill
and the Sandton Library. The theatre opens at 11am weekdays and at 4pm on Saturdays.
Tel: 011 883 8606 or 083 377 4969
NB: the box-office is open an hour before the start of each show, when tickets can be
purchased or collected.


Normally Tuesdays to Fridays, at 8:15pm, and Saturdays at 6pm and 8:15pm.
There are a few low-price previews prior to the official opening of each new show. The management reserves the right to change times and dates of performances without notice. Please call the theatre on 011 883 8606 to confirm show times. 


Plenty of secure, attended parking in the parking garages of Nelson Mandela Square.
Entrances in 5th Street, Sandown (opposite Sandton City) or in West Street, off Rivonia Road, at the Michelangelo Hotel entrance - simply catch the lift to the ground level of the Square.
Due to all the construction in and around Sandton, we would advise you arrive 30 - 45 minutes earlier. Should you wish to make use of the ramped enterance, please call the theatre on 011 883 8606 to arrange.  

Downstairs Theatre Foyer and Bar

Auto & General Theatre on the Square

Theatre Auditorium 



Call the theatre directly on 011 883 8606 from Monday - Friday after 11am, or leave your details on the answering machine – we shall call you back to confirm.
Please have your credit card ready to secure the booking. Payment is only processed on the day of the show. You are welcome to pay with cash, individually or on another credit card. Sandton City gift vouchers can be used at the theatre.  

online icon.pngTo book online click here to visit the Computicket website -
or call them after hours on 0861 915 8000

in person icon.jpg  IN PERSON:

At the Theatre.
Box-office open from 11am weekdays and at 3pm on a Saturday or an hour before every show.




200 seats in the theatre, including space for wheelchairs.
Normal ticket prices: range from R150
Seniors range from R110
(All shows are different)
No refunds. Prices subject to change without prior notice.


Special concessions to senior citizens, scholars, students and registered unemployed.
Valid identification must be produced.


Tickets are R100 on selected shows on Tuesday's.
Call the theatre for more information on 011 883 8606


Buy theatre voucher's for friends, family or staff members. The perfect gift for any culture vulture. Call the theatre for more information on 011 883 8606


Become a theatre member and pay half price at any time. 
We also have members evenings - usually the first night of a run.
These evenings, tickets are reduced for Theatre Members.
Call the theatre for more information on 011 883 8606


There are two spaces available for wheelchair users and special toilet
facilities. In accordance with licensing regulations, patrons in wheelchairs
must have able-bodied escorts. Please notify the theatre box-office in
advance to arrange for the theatre manager to be in attendance at the
special ramp entrance into the theatre, from the parking garage.


A bar and coffee bar is located in the theatre’s lower foyer. Order your drink before the show and it will be waiting for you at interval! Patrons are most welcome to take their drinks into the theatre.



Before or after the theatre, enjoy the ambience of Nelson Mandela Square by selecting a formal meal from a range of fine restaurants with international cuisine, at the Michelangelo Hotel, or enjoy a light snack at one of the popular, vibey coffee bars.


Dinner / Show Packages apply at many leading restaurants on the Nelson Mandela Square. They are great packages for both a romantic dinner for two as well as a corporate function for both the staff and clients. All restaurants include a delicious three course meal as well as your tickets to the show at The Theatre on the Square. 

At Pappas On The Square you are treated to a real Greek experience. Add some Mediterranean flare combined with traditional Greek tastes and flavours. Plates are broken where friends and family celebrate the special mix of good food, wine and great company. This makes for a great night out at one of the Square's longest running restaurants. Perfect for both big and small groups.

Hard Rock Cafe are famous for their burgers. Have a drink and a burger before making your way to the theatre. 

At The Piccolo Mondo at the Michelangelo Hotel, there is a great sense of exclusivity to the venue; it is romantic, stylish and very tasteful. The menu ranges from the mouth-watering Pappardella Funghi (Thick ribbons of pasta with a mushroom sauce and parmesan cheese) to Penne Arrabbiata “Fruits de Mer” (Seafood delicacies served in a spicy tomato fondue with penne and herbs)

All meals are specially catered for both vegetarians and non-vegetarians.

All Dinner / Show Packages exclude 10% gratuity and the beverages bill, which needs to be settled at the restaurant. When you arrive at the theatre prior to the show, collect your dinner voucher. NB quote your credit card number when you make the telebooking.
Please note, we need 24 hours in advance of dinner, to reserve and confirm a Dinner / Show booking. 



We are located next to The Butcher Shop And Grill and the Sandton Library.
Hire the theatre for all corporate functions ... Call Daphne Kuhn for event hiring fees.
Telephone: 011 883 8606. E-mail:



Tel: 0118838606 (Theatre Box Office) or 0861 915 8000 (Computicket) E-Mail:


Nelson Mandela Square (formerly Sandton Square) adjoins Sandton City - just off Rivonia Rd. Entrances to the Square and the parking garage are in West Street and 5th Street, Sandown. Click here to view Google Maps.


Tuesdays to Saturday, at 8:15pm

Saturdays at 6pm and 8:15pm

Show times may differ slightly - please contact the theatre to confirm show times - 011 883 8606

The ramped backstage entrance opens 15minutes before the show. 

Please ensure you are at the theatre 15 minutes before the show. 

Special show times can be arranged should you wish to book the whole theatre