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The South African theatres you should know

South Africa is home to some of the most innovative and dedicated theatre-makers in the world. Naturally, we’ve also got a superb selection of theatres.

From Johannesburg’s iconic Market Theatre to The Artscape in Cape Town, we’ve put together a brief directory of some of the top South African theatre venues that are worth paying a visit to in order to see some of your favourite productions, thespians, musicals, and more.

The National Children’s Theatre

National Children's Theatre

About:
National Children’s Theatre is the foremost theatre in Gauteng, shining the bright light of educational, engaging, and award-winning theatre for children and youth throughout South African cities and rural areas. NCT’s unwavering purpose is to transform young lives and grow societies’ next generation of leaders through the kaleidoscope of vivid and engaging performance arts, original and instructive musicals, and immersive after-school programs. NCT presents live theatre year-round at their renowned 4.5-acre campus in Johannesburg, which includes two indoor theatres, one outdoor theatre, a puppet theater, music room, and classrooms for the weekend workshop academy. NCT reaches an audience of almost 100,000 a year, one of the busiest children’s theatres in South Africa.

Address: 3 Junction Ave, Parktown, Johannesburg, 2193
Contact details:
Email: cindy@nctt.org.za
Phone: 011 484 1584
Website: https://nationalchildrenstheatre.org.za/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/NCTheatreSA/
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/nctheatresa/

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