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A little bit of history

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

An exciting year for musical theatre

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

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: A Requiem of Ravel’s Boléro

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 returns!

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

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

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