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Athol@86: Revisiting Nongogo

Athol Fugard’s Nongogo was first staged in 1959, when the playwright was in his 20s. Now, almost 60 years later, the play will be staged at the Market Theatre from 15 June to 15 July 2018 as part of their Athol@86 season. Creative Feel spoke


Athol@86: A celebration of Athol Fugard at the Market

In celebration of the 86th birthday of legendary playwright Athol Fugard, the Market Theatre will present the Athol@86 Season from 4 May to 15 July 2018. Creative Feel spoke to Artistic Director of the Market Theatre, James Ngcobo about the season and the two plays


An incredible, powerful, eternal journey

John Kani, who will play Simon the gravedigger in The Train Driver at the Market Theatre this May, has been working and collaborating with Fugard since the genesis of their careers. Creative Feel spoke to the acclaimed actor, director and playwright.      ‘I met


A uniquely human perspective

Charmaine Weir-Smith is an award-winning actress, director and writer who has performed in and directed over 40 theatre productions. She will bring her skill as a storyteller to The Train Driver, directing John Kani and Dawid Minnaar in Athol Fugard’s powerful piece. Creative Feel sat

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