Tag Archives: Plays

The Play That Goes Wrong

If you want to laugh, that kind of side-splitting, belly-aching you just cannot laugh anymore kind of laughing, go to the theatre and see ‘The Play That Goes Wrong.’ It is an extraordinary play and I can almost guarantee that it will walk away with all the South African theatre awards for 2017. It has…
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A night in Sandton

Yesterday evening as we walked into the Nelson Mandela Square there was a little black girl dressed in a pink tutu, her hair beautifully braided, posing under the Nelson Mandela statue. There were tons of tourists around, all waiting to take their photographs too, but nobody minded the wait. Seeing this little girl playing and…
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The Market Theatre

The Market Theatre in Newtown, Johannesburg, is one of our oldest and most charming theatres. It is a lot more than just a theatre though – it ’s a cultural complex for stage productions, music, dance and art – and has a really interesting background. Founded in 1976 by Mannie Manim and Barney Simon, the…
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