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The Market Theatre and Metro FM present Comedy & Music Extravaganza

Issued by: The Market Theatre  
[Johannesburg, ]

The Market Theatre has joined forces with Metro FM for this year's festive season with a series of unmissable live performances by combining some of South Africa's music and comedy icons.

The Market Theatre will set the stage alight in Jozi with a super-star line-up of leading performers. Music superstars such as Lira, Thandiswa Mazwai, Zahara, Oliver Mtukudzi, Trompies, Rebecca Malope, Ringo Mandlingozi and many more will entertain Mzansi audiences during a four-week period.

Comedy heavyweights - Mark Banks, Alan Committie, Siv Ngesi, Eugene Khoza, Trevor Gumbi and Tumi Morake - are guaranteed to deliver side-splitting humour that will leave you begging for more with their take on the state of the nation.

The Festival of Classical Music boasts some of South Africa's finest classical performers from internationally renowned Opera Africa, Soweto Quadro and Inferno Opera. This will leave the audiences enthralled by some angelic, breakthrough opera, never experienced before at the Market stages.

What makes the Market Theatre performances so exciting is the venue's intimacy. Get up close and personal with the artists. It promises an experience that Gautengers will enjoy without having to break the bank!

The Market Theatre is the place to be from 13 November to 9 December 2012.

Bookings are now open @computicket. Tickets are selling between R75 and R200.

To make block bookings, please contact Anthony Ezeoke, ext 121, or Neo Letsogo, ext 135, on (011) 832 1641.

Comedy Corner line-up:
Tuesday, 13 and Wednesday, 14 November @ 20h00
* Mark Banks and Alan Committie
Tuesday, 20 and Wednesday, 21 November @ 20h00
* Siv Ngesi and Eugene Khoza
Tuesday, 27 and Wednesday, 28 November @ 20h00
* Tumi Morake and Trevor Gumbi

Music Corner line-up:

Thursday, 15 November @ 20h00
* Thandiswa Mazwai
Friday, 16 November @ 20h00
* The Soil and The Muffins
Saturday, 17 November @ 20h00
* Zakes Bantwini
Sunday, 18 November @ 15h00
* Paul Hanmer
Thursday, 22 November @ 20h00
* Zahara
Friday, 23 November @ 20h00
* Koldproduk and HHP
Saturday, 24 November @ 20h00
* Oliver Mtukudzi
Sunday, 25 November @ 15h00
* Rebbeca Malope
Thursday, 29 November @ 20h00
* Lira
Friday, 30 November @ 20h00
* Ringo Mandlingozi
Saturday, 1 December @ 20h00
* Trompies and Thebe
Sunday, 2 December @ 15h00
* Pastor Solly Mahlangu

Festival of Classical Music Corner line-up:
Tuesday, 4 December @ 20h00
* Inferno Opera
Wednesday, 5 December @ 20h00
* Soweto Opera Quadro
Thursday, 6 December @ 20h00
* Opera Africa
Sunday, 9 December @ 15h00
* Soweto Opera Quadro

Editorial contacts
The Market Theatre
Lusanda Zokufa
Senior Publicist
(011) 832 1641

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