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Obituary: Literary allrounder Stephen Gray was a scholar, critic, novelist and poet

Stephen Gray made an immense, long contribution to the South African literary landscape across many genres, but it was poetry that he described as ‘the main activity of my life’

A ‘necessity being the mother of invention’ type thing

Danai Gurira on theatre and representation

School play exchange lets South African pupils collaborate with world-renowned writer

Carmen Rivera helps two schools perform each others' plays.

Louis Viljoen: Theatre’s unruly wunderkind

Playwright Louis Viljoen fearlessly tackles a wide range of subjects in his uncompromising and challenging dramas, like the upcoming 'The Kingmakers'.

The Walking Dead’s ?Danai Gurira has a zest for theatre

One of Zimbabwe's brightest stars — ?Danai Gurira — talks of the appeal of complex and powerful women in her new play, The Convert.

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