The Market Theatre
The Market Theatre, founded in Johannesburg in 1976 by Mannie Manim and the late Barney Simon, was constructed out of Johannesburg's Indian Fruit Market - built in 1913. The theatre went on to become internationally renowned as South Africa's 'Theatre of the Struggle'.

During the past three decades, The Market Theatre has evolved into a cultural complex for theatre, music, dance and the allied arts. Today, The Market Theatre remains at the forefront of South African theatre, actively encouraging new works that continue to reach international stages.


The Something Prince
8 Jul - 2 Aug

11 Jul - 2 Aug

19 Aug - 13 Sep

Play Readings
20 Aug

Animal Farm
26 Aug - 6 Sep

Jittery Citizens
30 Aug

Play Readings
17 Sep

Jittery Citizens
27 Sep

Play Readings
15 Oct

Jittery Citizens
25 Oct

Play Readings
13 Nov

Play Readings
27 Nov

Jittery Citizens
29 Nov

Play Readings
11 Dec

The Market Theatre

p: 011 832 1641

56 Margaret Mcingana Street
(previously Wolhuter)

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