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Women take centre stage in the Market Theatre’s Shakespeare season

The Market Theatre’s virtual offering, ‘Chilling with the Bard: A Shakespeare Season’, includes women performing traditionally male roles

1995 play still relevant today

The president and his fawning ministers are being interrogated about corruption. Sound familiar?

Dusting off The Suit

Directed by James Ngcobo and starring a superb­ cast, 'The Suit' reinforces the quality and tradition of plays put on the Market Theatre stage

From Fugard to the future with James Ngcobo

The Market Theatre's James Ngcobo is just as committed to newcomers as he is to classic plays, writes Perzy Zvomuya.

Thinking big

James Ngcobo is one of those directors with a restless spirit and wide-eyed curiosity, writes <b>Percy Zvomuya</b>.

Soundscapes in movement

Songs of Migration contains the best stage representation of the textured influences of migrant communities in South African cities.

Celebrating literary lions

Wole Soyinka is the latest African playwright to be celebrated by local director James Ngcobo, writes Percy Zvomuya.

The audience is waiting

Percy Zvomuya takes a tour of Jozi theatres and finds out what the playmakers are saying.

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