Soweto Theatre is proud to present Woza Albert! by Percy Mtwa, Mbongeni Ngema and Barney Simon, at the Red Theatre from February 8th to February 22nd 2017. Woza Albert! remains one of the most vibrant examples of satirical anti-apartheid South African Theatre. It demonstrates innovation and creativity during a seminal period of theatre in this […]

Can Themba’s Truth on stage

I still believe it takes a pretty damn good performer, playwright and director to deliver a performance that keeps the audience intrigued in their production. The House of Truth is one such production that sees South African giant Sello Maake kaNcube depict the life of writer, Can Themba. Based in his Sophiatown apartment, the play tells […]

When Swallows Cry

Hot off the heels of yet another smash hit, Pay Back the Curry, playwright Mike van Graan’s new play When Swallows Cry will make its South African premiere at the Market Theatre in January 2017.  This latest work delves into the uncomfortable but topical issue of ‘foreigners’ and the global migration crisis.   This new […]

The House of Truth

The Market Theatre’s 2017 season will open with The House of Truth, a bio-play written by Siphiwo Mahala about South African writer Can Themba; directed by Vanessa Cooke and performed by venerable actor, Sello Maake ka Ncube. The House of Truth premiered to rave reviews in 2016 at the National Arts Festival. Laced with wit, […]