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Thursday readings for Theatre Practitioners

12 Sep 2012 in Show Press Releases

Market Theatre Thursday Readings Craig Higginson, the Market Theatre’s Literary Manager and Dramaturg, will be running readings at the Market Theatre on the last Thursday every month, beginning in October 2012. The readings are an opportunity for playwrights to have their plays heard, with an opportunity for feedback. While no promises of production can be made at the outset, the intention is to facilitate dialogue between the Market Theatre and playwrights – with a view to developing working relationships. Writers often work in isolation and it is believed that open readings – whic...

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Jittery Citizens

18 Mar 2014 in Show Press Releases
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JOZI’S HOTTEST IMPROV TROUPE: JITTERY CITIZENS The renowned art of improvised comedy, as made famous by groups the world over, has finally hit our city with full force with a talented and fearless group of comedy & musical improvisers. Improvised comedy theatre, better known as Improv, is a form of theatre where all of what is performed is created on the spot, with little or no pre-planning. Both long & short forms of the style exist. Short form Improv is a series of short scenes constructed from pre determined games. This form has been made famous by popular television shows “Satu...

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Pale Natives

18 Mar 2014 in Show Press Releases
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The Market Theatre presents Paul Slabolepszy`s Pale Natives                                         Directed by Bobby Heaney From 08 April to 11 May 2014 Pale Natives is one of the gems in Slabolepszy’s dramatic repertoire. The play focuses on the surviving clan of white males in South Africa, with South Africa’s imminent changeover of government as a backdrop. With typical machismo, Rabelaisian (Rabelaisian humour refers to vulgar use of bodily (scatological) sexual humo...

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18 Mar 2014 in Show Press Releases

A Human Being Died That Night A FUGARD theatre production about apartheid     assassin “PRIME EVIL” is on at the Market Theatre from 19 March to 06 April 2014.  The play was first produced by Eric Abraham at The Hampstead Downstairs, London in May of 2013 and ran for a sold out 5 week season.  It was an “underground” workshop run without press attendance or critics. Social media comments from those who saw it were sensational and overwhelming. 1997. Pretoria Central Prison, South Africa. Psychologist Pumla Gobodo-Madikizela prepares to sit opposite the aparth...

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GPindustry/learning - Introduction to Performing Arts & Arts Management - Artslink

05 Feb 2014 in Show Press Releases

Introduction to Performing Arts & Arts Management Call to all Community-based Theatre Groups: Strategic Intervention Programme to empower, develop and create employment for the Youth. The Joburg City Theatres’ Youth Development in partnership with Drama for Life is launching a strategic intervention programme called Introduction to Performing Arts and Arts Management. This programme will empower the youth artistically, develop their business skills and ensure that they create employment within their own communities. The programme is an outcome-based programme that encompasses business...

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28 Oct 2013 in Show Press Releases
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Catch some of Mzansi’s favourite musicians Live @The Market Sibongile Khumalo, Ringo Madlingozi, Mbuso Khoza, Kabomo, Khuli Chana, Hugh Masekela, Pu2ma, Zonke Dikana, Madala Kunene, Nakhane Toure, The Layders, Zuko Collective, The Brother Moves On, The Fridge, Joel Zuma and Tumi (Tumi & The Volume fame) The Festive Season and music in the City of Johannesburg will never be the same again.  This November the Market Theatre will launch the inaugural Live @The Market series of music concerts.  The newly refurbished Main Theatre will reverberate to a variety of music genres pres...

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