Market Theatre

The Weekend Guide

For good vibes and an arts fix, don't miss this

The Weekend Guide

For good vibes and an arts fix, don't miss this

Koleka Putuma’s Christian/ queer collision

The searing play No Easter Sunday For Queers tackles homophobic violence with a new langauge

1995 play still relevant today

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

In praise of cultural exchange

Pro Helvetia is giving artists a chance to participate in shaping the organisation’s role

Drama rocks Market Theatre

Allegations and counter-allegations are flying between the board’s chair, management and staff

David Goldblatt has died

The renowned photographer passed away in the early hours of Monday morning.

Ngema charts a new course for theatre-to-film

A journey of theatre and the healing power of song release pent-up emotions in Asinamali

Reimagining the lens of land

Shifting perspectives as well as transposing characters and concepts, Nwabisa Plaatjie gives a new spin to an old play

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

Plans to revive King Kong fail

Plans to revive the hit musical King Kong fall though as The Market Theatre fails to secure funding.

Trendy restaurant chain in trouble

Despite branches across South Africa, Moyo has turned to business rescue to survive.

Latest

South Africans stuck in China are desperate to escape coronavirus ‘prison’

But the department of international relations and co-operation claims they are comfortable and taken care of 

SA’s quarantine plan for coronavirus

A small Free State dorp and 14 days of isolation — this is the plan for citizens returning from China, to prevent a potential outbreak of the disease

No legal sales in new cannabis Bill

Draft regulations do not allow for commercial cultivation or sale, but policy could change this

Press Releases

Dr Mathew Moyo’s journey to academic victory

The NWU's chief director for library and information services was appointed as a board member of the National Council for Library and Information Services.

UKZN pays tribute to Joseph Shabalala, Doctor of Music (honoris causa)

The university joins the global community in mourning the passing of legendary musician and founding member of Ladysmith Black Mambazo, Dr Bhekizizwe Joseph Shabalala.

South Africa to be almost R 14-billion wealthier when SAB Zenzele BB-BBEE scheme winds down in April 2020

It’s the biggest BB-BEE FMCG payout in South Africa’s history, with a new scheme to be launched

UKZN vice-chancellor calls for perspective and creative engagement on the way forward

In addition to overcoming the deadlock between UKZN and students, a way must be found to reconcile the university's financial obligations and students' long-term needs.

Survey shows South Africans’ approval of president but not of political parties

According to the survey, 62% of South Africans think Cyril Ramaphosa is doing his job well, while 39% say no political party represents their views.

Andrew Makenete joins Africa Agri Tech as an event ambassador

Makenete has a wealth of experience in the agricultural sector

Is your company prepared for the coronavirus?

Companies should consider the direct and indirect impacts of the pandemic when evaluating whether they are prepared for the coronavirus, says ContinuitySA.

Explaining the distribution of pension funds

Section 37C of the Pension Funds Act puts the ultimate decision-making responsibility in trustees' hands, says Fedgroup.