The Nunnery

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A theatre space used by the School of Performing Arts at the University of the Witwatersrand. Originally a convent hall, as a performance space for the University of the Witwatersrand's School of Dramatic Art (1973-1976). The venue is steeped in theatrical tradition as companies like the Junction Avenue Theatre Company and the Market Theatre Company staged productions there when there were no other theatres available.

It has been retained as a teaching venue for use by the The Wits School of Arts (Dramatic Art). ** The Nunnery: In the grounds of Wits University. The Company staged John Herbert’s Fortune and Men's Eyes with Bill Flynn, Paul Slabolepszy, Ron Smerczak and Danny Keogh here in 1975.


Percy Tucker, 1997

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