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Market Theatre CONGO The Trial of King Leopold II John Kani Robert Whitehead Lesedi Job

John Kani & Robert Whitehead in a thinking person’s play

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

Sophie Mgcina Awards

Sophie Mgcina Award winners make their mark

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

A little bit of history

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

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