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National Arts Council

The NAC celebrates 20 years

It’s been two decades since the inception of the National Arts Council (NAC), the public entity mandated to facilitate the development of arts, culture and heritage in South Africa. The

Dave Mann

Stages are stories

The Art of Performance is a monthly column written by Dave Mann, an editor and award-winning arts journalist. It’s funny how such great and important parts of your life can sneak

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

Naledi

An exciting year for musical theatre

The musical Annie came out tops at the annual Naledi Theatre Awards by garnering four awards, including Best Production of a Musical. Three other highly acclaimed productions, Scorched, Suddenly the

Suddenly the Storm: Multiple Naledi nominee

Nominated for six Naledi Theatre Awards, the Baxter Theatre Centre presents the Market Theatre’s production of Suddenly the Storm during Youth Month.  Following its unprecedented success at the Market Theatre and the Theatre

Cion

Cion: A Requiem of Ravel’s Boléro

Produced in collaboration with the Market Theatre, Gregory Maqoma’s newest choreographic piece, Cion: A Requiem of Ravel’s Boléro, will premiere at the Market Theatre on 25 May and run until

Sarafina

Sarafina returns!

Mbongeni Ngema and team have finally gathered to commence previews amid the highly anticipated return of Sarafina at the South African State Theatre (SAST). After sourcing talent from across Gauteng,

The Market Theatre

About: The Market Theatre, founded in Johannesburg in 1976 by Mannie Manim and the late Barney Simon, was constructed out of Johannesburg’s Indian Fruit Market – built in 1913. The

Laager Now Mannie Manim Theatre

Laager Now Mannie Manim Theatre

The Market Theatre renames its Laager Theatre to the Manim Theatre to honour Co-Founder Mannie Manim After an intimate celebration of the Market Theatre’s 40th birthday, the Laager has officially

Creative Feel showcases A Raisin in the Sun by the Market Theatre in 2016

Coming up at The Market Theatre

Celebrating 40 years this year, the Market Theatre presents a carefully curated programme of superb theatre and musical celebration over the next few months. A Raisin in the Sun A

Market Laboratory Featured on Creative Feel

Market Laboratory: 2016 Call for Participants

The Market Theatre Laboratory invites community theatre groups to submit applications for its Community Theatre Practitioners Incubator programme 2016. The programme works to improve the skills of writers, directors, designers

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