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Sizwe Banzi is dead

27 Oct 2014 in Show Press Releases

The Market Theatre, in association with McCarter Theatre Centre and Syracuse Stage, presents SIZWE BANZI IS DEAD by arrangement with DALRO (Pty) Limited A play by Athol Fugard, John Kani and Winston Ntshona A new production of the award-winning classic play Sizwe Banzi is Dead will premiere at the Market Theatre in November 2014 for a limited season, before touring international stages in 2015.  The creative collaboration between Athol Fugard, John Kani and Winston Ntshona produced South African classics in the early ’70s that dominated the theatre landscape locally and globally –...

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INTERNATIONAL EXCHANGE OPPORTUNITY:  YOUNG DIRECTOR

10 Oct 2014 in Show Press Releases

SPOTLIGHT SOUTH AFRICA: CANADIAN STAGE YOUNG DIRECTOR INTERNATIONAL EXCHANGE OPPORTUNITY:  YOUNG DIRECTOR The Market Theatre, in association with the National Arts Council of South Africa, is pleased to announce an international exchange opportunity to Canadian Stage for a dynamic and daring young director. The programme will provide the individual with the opportunity to be an apprentice director to Canadian Stage’s Artistic Director, Matthew Jocelyn, as he endeavours to direct Harper Regan by British playwright Simon Stevens. Canadian Stage Company is one of Canada’s larg...

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Have you seen Zandile

23 Sep 2014 in Show Press Releases
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The Market Theatre and Green Goose Collective in association with Yellow Bunny Production present Have You Seen Zandile? Written by Gcina Mhlophe Directed by Khutjo Green From 8 – 26 October 2014 Master storyteller Gcina Mhlophe’s classic play Have You Seen Zandile?, which was first performed at the Market Theatre in 1986, is returning to the theatre for a limited season nearly 30 years after its much-lauded premiere. The new production features talented actresses Momo Matsunyane and Zethu Dlomo, and is directed by rising star Khutjo Green, who recently won a Best Actress Naledi Th...

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My Name is Rachel Corrie

19 Sep 2014 in Show Press Releases
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The Market Theatre presents a Hearts & Eyes production of My Name is Rachel Corrie The Barney Simon Theatre, Market Theatre 29 October to 15 November 2014 Directed by Jaqueline Dommisse Starring Kate Liquorish Taken from the writings of Rachel Corrie, edited by Alan Rickman and Katharine Viner Hearts and Eyes Theatre Collective has forged its reputation with staging human stories: the real and the personal in pursuit of truth and understanding. My Name is Rachel Corrie is such a work. This production premiered at with a sold-out run at The National Arts Festival in Grahamstown last year,...

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Songs From Jazztown

03 Jul 2014 in Show Press Releases

The Department of Arts & Culture Touring Venture and The Market Theatre Presents Songs from Jazztown Directed by James Ngcobo The Market Theatre is venturing into new territories in celebration of the Eastern Cape’s jazz giants with a vibrant new jazz compilation concert that will be hosted in five key venues in the Eastern Cape. The Touring Ventures programme is a work stream of the Department of Arts and Culture’s Mzansi Golden Economy strategy, which is designed to strengthen and grow the arts, culture and heritage sector. This programme has been established to ensure that ...

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South Venturing North

03 Jul 2014 in Show Press Releases

The Market Theatre Laboratory presents South Venturing North We Write Ourselves into Immortality Written and directed by J Bobs Tshabalala Assisted by Salome Sebola 5 to 7 July 2014 Rehearsal Room at the Monument National Arts Festival, Grahamstown The Market Theatre Laboratory celebrates its 25th birthday this year – and what an extraordinary journey it’s been. South Africa’s cultural landscape has changed drastically in the past 25 years, but young people need access to arts education more than ever. The Lab’s future is bright, as it continues to equip young people with theatr...

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