Township Fever

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Township Fever A musical play by Mbongeni Ngema.

The original text

A musical which takes a look at at one of the largest and most effective worker’s strikes in Africa, involving a company of 50 performers and musicians. Opened at the Market Theatre in 1990, then travelled to the USA. Published in **** in 199*.

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Performance history in South Africa

1990: – Directed. Mbongeni Ngema. Cast : Bheki Mqadi, Bhoyi Ngema, Mfana Hlophe, Faca Khulu, John Lata, David Manqele, Olive Masinga, Themba Mbonani, Dieketseng Mnisi, Mike Motsogi, Sduduzo Mthethwa, Sphamandla Ngamu, Sbusiso Ngema, Siphiwe Nkosi, Clara Reyes, Cosmos Sithole. Presented at the Market Theatre.


Ruphin Coudyzer. 2023. Annotated list of his photographs of Market Theatre productions. (Provided by Coudyzer)

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