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The Bram Fischer Waltz

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The Bram Fischer Waltz

16 Sep 2014 - 05 Oct 2014

The multi-award winning play ‘The Bram Fischer Waltz” will be staged at the Market Theatre from 5 September – 5 October. Written and directed by Harry Kalmer the one man play features David Butler in the role of Fischer Although widely known as the Afrikaner Communist who saved Nelson Mandela from the gallows, very little is known about Bram Fischer the man. Fischer was a respected Senior Advocate (Queen’s Counsel) at the Johannesburg bar who chose to side with the oppressed up to the point of going underground to join the armed struggle. He was arrested on 5 November 1965 after a...

ADAPT OR FLY

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ADAPT OR FLY

01 Oct 2014 - 26 Oct 2014

Pieter-Dirk Uys started his one-man onslaught against politicians who should know better with Adapt or Dye in 1981. In October 2014 he is back on the same stage with Adapt or Fly, holding up the cracked mirror of satire to a twenty year-old democracy and using humour as his weapon of mass distraction. After successful seasons in Cape Town and Johannesburg during the last two years, and a run at the Soho Theatre in London, Uys is back with his finger on the pulse of a South Africa after an election that has already introduced the colour red into our black and white rainbow. Juju will join Evi...

Have you seen Zandile

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Have you seen Zandile

07 Oct 2014 - 26 Oct 2014

Written by well known African storyteller, Gcina Mhlope. It was first performed in 1986 at The Market Theatre. The story follows the journey of a young girl called Zandile living with her grandmother. She then gets abducted from her granny’s house in Durban and taken to the Transkei by her mother, as she believes it is time for her to reap the benefits of having a girl child. Through this journey, Zandile is faced with various issues from having her periods and the myths surrounding that experience; meeting boys; friendship; marriage and also feeling the void of her grandmother’s a...