Ankobia awakens the memory of violence

Standard Bank Young Artist Monageng Vice Motshabi’s play Ankobia could not be staged at a more relevant time when South Africans are engaging with the memory of the violence, crime and brutality of colonialism. Set in a futuristic land of Pelodikgadile where it is forbidden to remember anything that happened before the new state was […]

SOPHIATOWN: A Tale about Triumph!

In 1997, Johannesburg City Council made a bold decision to reinstate the name of Sophiatown after the bohemian and multiracial suburb that was destroyed by the apartheid government was renamed Triomf. It took nine years before the process came to fulfillment. Twenty years after that decision, the name Sophiatown still conjures up a celebration of […]

The Meeting you’d want to attend

The Market Theatre has really started this year on a high. This week we got to see The Meeting, a production that lets us imagine what a conversation between American struggle heroes Dr Marin Luther King Jr and Malcolm X would have been like. Written by renowned playwright and screenwriter, Jeff Stetson, and directed by […]


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 […]