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Keeping Sizwe Alive

20 Nov 2014 in Uncategorised
Related Shows: SIZWE BANZI IS DEAD

Market Theatre Review

i’M GOD,” says John Kani in that distinctive voice as he starts rehearsals with son Atandwa and Mncedisi Shabangu, the two actors with the fiercest smiles on stage today. They’re busy reprising Sizwe Banzi is Dead, the iconic work Kani snr created with fellow actor Winston Ntshona and playwright Athol Fugard 42 years ago, which toured the world and earned the two South African actors a joint Tony Award for Best Actor in 1975. That’s quite an ask, but this is second time around for the two Kanis - with The Island, the first timer Kani jnr was asked to slip into Dad’...

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Sidiya gives thanks, Spreads blessings

20 Nov 2014 in Uncategorised
Related Shows: Ketekang

Market Theatre Review

NOT one to rest on his proverbial laurels, Luyanda Sidiya takes to the stage of the Market Theatre tonight in the musical Ketekang. Fresh from his career-building announcement as the 2015 Standard Bank Young Artist Awards winner for dance, he will show his real mettle and prowess that earned him the prestigious place in the arts firmament. When he returned from New York to the news of the Young Artist award he went straight into the rehearsals. “I have not had a chance to celebrate. But the only way to celebrate for me is to work even harder,” he says. He regards the accolade as a ...

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Serious Drama

29 Oct 2014 in Uncategorised
Related Shows: My Name is Rachel Corrie

Market Theatre Review

Rachel Corrie is based on the Journal, email and other writings of the 23 year old peace activist.

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Who is Bram Fischer

22 Sep 2014 in Uncategorised
Related Shows: The Bram Fischer Waltz

Some people don’t know anything about Bram Fischer except that he has a road named after him. That’s a travesty. Hopefully the brilliant play The Bram Fischer Waltz will change it. By LESLEY STONES. While present day South Africa is unavoidably steeped in history, Fischer is a name that has slid to the periphery. One of the lesser-celebrated anti-Apartheid heroes. That was certainly true for me, until I did some quick swotting up before seeing The Bram Fischer Waltz at the Market Theatre. What a fascinating man! What a tragic life. What courageous and ultimately self-destructive deeds. And...

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The play will give your sense of humanity a wake-­‐up call

19 Sep 2014 in Uncategorised
Related Shows: My Name is Rachel Corrie

Rachel_Corrie_-_National_Arts_Festival_2013.pdf

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Rachel Corrie se woorde sorg vir fees-hoogtepunt

19 Sep 2014 in Uncategorised
Related Shows: My Name is Rachel Corrie

Rachel_Corrie_review_-_Die_Burger.pdf

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