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A Raisin In The Sun

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A Raisin In The Sun

02 Feb 2016 - 28 Feb 2016

The Market Theatre in association with the US Embassy, SA pressents A Raisin in the Sun Venue: John Kani Theatre Season: 02 – 28 February 2016 Author: Lorraine Hansberry Director: James Ngcobo A family in Southside Chicago is going through its everyday struggles in the squalor it calls home. Walter Lee Younger, the eldest son in this family, knows that he wants far more than life has offered him and feels trapped in this whirlwind of an existence. He knows that if things don’t change, he will not be able to even catch a breath. Lorraine explores the pain of this man, and instils the p...

Tobacco, and the harmful effect thereof

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Tobacco, and the harmful effect thereof

10 Feb 2016 - 06 Mar 2016

The Market Theatre presents Fortune Cookie Company production Tobacco, and the Harmful Effects Thereof 10 February – 6 March 2016 Director: Sylvaine Strike Cast: Andrew Buckland and Toni Morkel “Take a fly, put him in a snuff box. It will die … probably from nervous exhaustion.” Ivan, who is not a professor, is instructed by his wife to give a lecture on the harmful effects of tobacco, even though he himself is only a small smoker. This is a hilarious and deeply poignant journey of a man trying to be heard for the first time. Following sold-out, critically acclaimed sea...

In my end, is my beginning

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In my end, is my beginning

18 Feb 2016 - 28 Feb 2016

The Windybrow Theatre, The Market Theatre and Department of Arts & Culture present In my end, is my beginning Season: 18 - 28 February 2016 The Market Theatre could not turn 40 years old without striving to set new heights in theatrical creativity. This February it has come together for the first time with Moving Into Dance to create a new piece fusing different genres of art including music and dance. In My End, Is My Beginning is a story about homeless people that explores their interaction with other ordinary people. It highlights the obstacles that they encounter in their life in...