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Creative Week 2015 Festival

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Creative Week 2015 Festival

30 Aug 2015 - 06 Sep 2015

Creative Week 2015 Festival opens at Market Theatre Jozi’s multi-discipline festival to end Arts Alive on a high note Creative Week, South Africa’s premiere creative festival, will run from 30 August to 6 September at the Market Theatre and in the neighbouring precinct during the closing week of Arts Alive 2015. Creative Week, which encompasses design, visual arts, theatre and music, provides a dynamic platform where creatives can share and learn how to use design and creativity as an agent for business development and social upliftment. “Creative Week is a celebration of creativity an...

ANIMAL FARM

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ANIMAL FARM

26 Aug 2015 - 06 Sep 2015

Two Naledi Awards for Animal Farm - Production scheduled at the Market Theatre 26 August to 6 September Johannesburg, South Africa – In association with the Market Theatre, Nobulali Productions will stage George Orwell’s timeless classic novel Animal Farm; adapted to stage by multiple award - winning writer, designer and director Neil Coppen. The production recently scooped two of the four nominations it received for the Naledi Awards. Initially adapted for schools production, the show has been seen by more than 5000 learners in Gauteng and Kwazulu Natal since its run in 2014. In accepti...

Cincinatti

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Cincinatti

19 Aug 2015 - 13 Sep 2015

Conceived by Barney Simon and the Original Cast of 1979,Cincinatti, was created through the personal realities and experiences of the cast, it is refreshingly honest in the way it explores issues of race, governing law and relationships! This classic theatre play takes the audience back to a time and place where laws were unfair, where injustice was the ruler and people were intolerant due to a lack of knowledge of other’s beliefs, religions and cultures. What makes the play such a timeless classic is the fact that it has strong universal messages and themes that will make it relevant for lo...

Comedy Station

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Comedy Station

07 Aug 2015 - 07 Aug 2015

COMEDY STATION HOSTED BY SIFISO NENE ITS A FUN FILLED SHOW “Welcome to my funny world!” Award winning Sifiso Nene Re introduces his hilarious project - Comedy Station at The Market Theatre - you will get to see some of the top current comedians delivering their take on South Africa, life and beyond! Watch the press for the monthly line up. Date: Friday, 7 August 2015 Ticket Prices: R120 and R90 for pensioners and Students Bookings: Computicket Time: 20h00 Don’t miss the it !!

The Mzansi Music Ensemble, A tribute to Victor Ntoni

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The Mzansi Music Ensemble, A tribute to Victor Ntoni

29 Jul 2015 - 01 Aug 2015

GAUTENG MUSIC DEVELOPMENT’S BRAINCHILD THE MZANSI MUSIC ENSEMBLE, A TRIBUTE TO VICTOR NTONI, SECOND ROUND TO THE MARKET THEATRE The country’s first music ensemble dedicated to performing classics and compositions of our time, Mzansi Music Ensemble will once again perform the second round at the Market Theatre on July 29-1 August 2015, at the same premises where it performed the Market Theatre’s first round in May 6-9 2015. In appreciation to South Africa’s linguistic diversity, the newly launched Ensemble celebrates great works in an impressive display of raw talent, leaving audiences ...

Crepuscule

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Crepuscule

11 Jul 2015 - 02 Aug 2015

Laager Theatre reopens with two dynamic shows Classics by Can Themba and Barney Simon back in the limelight After almost 18 months of renovations, The Market Theatre is delighted to be reopening its Laager Theatre with productions created by two luminaries in South Africa’s cultural history. The Laager Theatre will reopen in July with two dynamic and award-winning young directors adapting and reviving works written by Can Themba and Barney Simon. Both figures became cultural icons through their creative work and its socio-political critiques of the oppressive regime of the day.  W...

Evolution of Indian Music

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Evolution of Indian Music

10 Jul 2015 - 12 Jul 2015

Drisha Music Academy - Evolution The Market Theatre with Drisha Music Academy present Evolution of Indian Music. Drisha Music Academy is excited to present Evolution – a journey through the ages of Indian music. Evolution will take you through the ages of Indian music from Classical to Bollywood , from Bhajan to Qawali and from Sufi to Fusion! As the 10 year celebration production - Drisha Music Academy invites you to join in the celebration. With talented students performing some of your favourite hits – it is a show not to be missed. Three days, three different shows, be wowed by Evol...

The Something Prince

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The Something Prince

08 Jul 2015 - 02 Aug 2015

The Market Theatre and Windybrow Theatre present Sue Pam-Grant’s The Something Prince ‘’The Self Portrait - the study of self.  The Artist’s most intimate theme – ‘HERSELF’ It is in the complex view inwards - the gaze that penetrates back beyond the frame, that allows the viewer to see the lines, the lineage, the history, the cellular patterning, the memory, the mark, the scar ...the trace, left by time. It is that ‘introspective view’ that reflects and mirrors the gaze, of the viewer looking in.”  (Sue Pam-Grant 2015] The Market Theatre is proud to present Th...

Sweet Sounds of Maya Spector

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Sweet Sounds of Maya Spector

03 Jul 2015 - 04 Jul 2015

Singer-songwriter Maya Spector is a fast-rising talent in the jazz and soul music world.  Maya’s voice is best described as an old soul, weathered by life and schooled by adversity, yet still very much alive in vocal tone and vibrant in its expression.  Following the release of her debut EP - My Simple Little Ep - she is making her first professional appearances in Johannesburg. She will be joined by an awesome backing trio of some of SA’s finest instrumentalists for two shows in the newly reopened Laager Theatre. Maya will perform jazz standards and some of her own orig...

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