Market Theatre

 
1995 play still relevant today
1995 play still relevant today
Have we come a long way since 1994?
In praise of cultural exchange
In praise of cultural exchange
This year marks the 20-year anniversary of the South African liaison office for Pro Helvetia, the Swiss arts council. This anniversary coincides...
Drama rocks Market Theatre
Drama rocks Market Theatre
A three-way spat between the Market Theatre Foundation chief executive, the chairperson of its board and disgruntled workers threatens to plunge...
David Goldblatt has died
David Goldblatt has died
Renowned photographer David Goldblatt has died, the Goodman Gallery confirmed on Monday morning.
For good vibes and an Arts fix, don't miss this
For good vibes and an Arts fix, don't miss this
Homecoming by Zanele Muholi: The photographer and visual activist is, for the first time, bringing her solo exhibition to...
Ngema charts a new course for theatre-to-film
Ngema charts a new course for theatre-to-film
Asinamali brings music and theatre together in “a new vocabulary for South African film”, as writer and director Mbongeni Ngema puts it.
Reimagining the lens of land
Reimagining the lens of land
The question of land is no longer left to politicians. Very recently, “the land” has become the property of the public, at least in terms of...
Dusting off The Suit
Dusting off The Suit
This year is the 50th anniversary of the death of Can Themba — the formidable teacher, journalist, writer and playwright. The Market Theatre...
Plans to revive King Kong fail
Plans to revive King Kong fail
The embattled Market Theatre has been forced to bow out of an ambitious revival of the 1960s spectacle, King Kong: The Musical. 
Trendy restaurant chain in trouble
Trendy restaurant chain in trouble
The Moyo group of restaurants has long been a respected brand, considered as South African as Wimpy and Nandos, and has even made the pages of...
Cadre’s struggle with tragedy
Cadre’s struggle with tragedy
Its subject matter is in many ways a protest: against the remembrance of history; and against the heavy price of individual sacrifice. It is, to...
[Video]Yesterday's protest theatre, today
[Video]Yesterday's protest theatre, today
The Market Theatre's artistic director, Malcolm Purkey, talks about the new theatre season, with historical protest plays Woza Albert!.

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