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A New Song

13 Oct 2015 in Show Press Releases
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The Market Theatre in association with Village Gossip Productions Presents A New Song Written & Directed by Napo Masheane 28 October – 1 November Flitting between the 50s and contemporary South Africa, A New Song, is an elegy, a lament and a triumphant new work by playwright, director and poet, Napo Masheane. Set in a middle class Johannesburg suburb, we are introduced to nine women who formally eke out their existence as domestic workers, juggling the struggle, intemperate madams and motherhood. The varied backgrounds and attributes of the women forms an interesting composite that ...

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ACT Scholarships winners prove worthy of Awards

13 Oct 2015 in Show Press Releases

2015 ACT Scholarships winners prove worthy of Awards 13 October 2015 Last night proved to be everything and more as the 2015 ACT | DALRO | Nedbank Performing Arts Scholarships finalists put on a stellar showcase for audience members.  After a demanding week of rehearsals at the hands of a talented creative team and a tough final round in front of a live audience, Carla Smith, Caleb Heynes and Andiswa Mbolekwa were crowned as triple threats winning the 7th annual ACT | DALRO | Nedbank Performing Arts Scholarships competition. The trio convinced the judges of their proficiency in singin...

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Thula Thula

01 Oct 2015 in Show Press Releases
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The Market Theatre in association with the Department of Arts and Culture present 2014 Zwakala Festival Winner: Thula Thula Written and directed by Mxolisi Masilela 22 October – 01 November 2015 limited season! The Market Theatre presents ‘Thula Thula”, a new work by upcoming director Mxolisi Masilela. Thula Thula is on for a limited season and showcase’s the ‘The Market Theatre’s commitment in unearthing talent and providing a platform for artists to hone their skills.  Each year the winners of the Zwakala festival get an opportunity to stage their production at the Market...

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16 Sep 2015 in Show Press Releases
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Die Markteater en Windybrow Teater bied aan ‘n ARTSCAPE produksie van Undone/Ont-, geskryf, geregisseer en opgevoer deur Wessel Pretorius 03-20 September 2015 Die Markteater sal die gehoor heerlik vermaak in twee tale deur ‘n kragtige toneelstuk in Engels en Afrikaans op alternatiewe dae aan te bied. Die skuif na produksies in twee tale bou op die teater se verbintenis tot diens van diverse gehore en om nuwe gehore te bou deur sy innoverende pogings. Die toneelstuk wat paslik gekies is vir hierdie tweetalige onderneming is Undone/Ont- wat oorspronklik geskryf en opgevoer is deu...

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Acclaimed play Black and Blue returns to the Market Theatre

14 Sep 2015 in Show Press Releases
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“Black and Blue is a marvelous and accessible theatrical treasure.  It will steal your heart and captivate your mind… I can think of no other way to describe this production than as a little masterpiece.” - Peter Tromp, Cape Times 2005 Kosie House of Theatre in association with the Market Theatre presents The Fortune Cookie Theatre Company’s production of Black and Blue directed by James Cuningham. This legendary play returns to Johannesburg after 11 years of anticipation. The long-awaited hit story about loss, love, healing and gardening stars Sylvaine Strike (The Travell...

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Newtown Junction: Where Arts, Culture and Entrepreneurship Meet

27 Aug 2015 in Show Press Releases

Newtown Junction, a mall that offers a superior shopping experience, diversity in dining opportunities and a space that lends itself to celebrating South Africa’s artistic and cultural diversity, continues to set the tone by hosting stimulating events and showcases. In September Newtown Junction will be welcoming in Spring and celebrating Heritage month by featuring three events filled with the season’s hottest, must-have hair trends, the pizzazz and high energy of dance, workshops and market. So, on Saturday September 5, from 10am get in on the act and catch the magic of a variety ...

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