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Permission to fail

Permission to fail

Thirty years ago it was decided by Barney Simon and John Kani, the then managers of the world-renowned Market Theatre, that, as an extension of the company, it was important

An Oasis of Hope and Creativity in Hillbrow

An Oasis of Hope and Creativity in Hillbrow

Artlooks & Artlines is a monthly column written by Ismail Mahomed, CEO of the Market Theatre Foundation. Hillbrow, a high-rise and densely populated suburb in the inner-city of Johannesburg, is hardly ever likely

Expect the unexpected

Expect the unexpected

Versatile and exciting young theatre-makers and artists will break new ground and excavate forgotten histories this year in Grahamstown, premiering a number of new works, including a thought-provoking new play

The Market Square

The Market Square

The newly built Market Square has brought an interesting new dynamic to the arts hub in Newtown. The award-winning architecture, with stunning interior murals created by Artist Proof Studio, is

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