The Fleur du Cap Theatre Awards announced its nominees for 2018. These annual awards are regarded among the most valued and prestigious in the South African performing arts industry. This year’s ceremony will take place on Sunday, 10 March at 17:30 at the Artscape Opera House in
Artlooks & Artlines is a monthly column written by Ismail Mahomed, CEO of the Market Theatre Foundation. In June this year, an opulent 187-year-old mansion in France belonging to King Leopold II of Belgium went on sale for a whopping $410 million. The 14-bedroom villa, which has an Olympic-size
If King Leopold II were alive today, there is no doubt he would be on trial at The Hague for genocide and crimes against humanity for his exploits in the Congo at the cusp of the 19th and 20th centuries. In 2005, Belgium’s Africa Museum,
The Market Theatre has announced the winner of 2018 Sophie Mgcina Best Emerging Voice Award. Anje Cronje is the first visual artist to win this prestigious award; and at 20 years of age she is also the youngest ever to win this accolade. Previous recipients
The theatre world has been buzzing with anticipation and, as usual, the Naledi Theatre Awards are one of the highlights of the showbiz year. Ranging across all the disciplines of theatre, the Naledi Theatre Awards are coveted by performers, designers, production teams
The Market Theatre Foundation’s Sophie Mgcina Emerging Voice Award is barely five years old and already all its winners are taking the South African industry by storm as they continue to celebrate the indomitable spirit of the late artist, teacher and cultural activist, Sophie Mgcina.
Artlooks & Artlines is a monthly column written by Ismail Mahomed, CEO of the Market Theatre Foundation. ‘When you can imagine the change you want, you can work towards the change you want to bring,’ is the message that celebrated Hollywood actress and renowned social activist, Susan Sarandon,
Artlooks & Artlines is a monthly column written by Ismail Mahomed, CEO of the Market Theatre Foundation. I am often reminded that I have an obsession with historical anniversaries. It’s quite strange because during my school years I considered history to be taught in an