The 9th Annual 24 Hours in the City Play Festival

The 9th annual 24 Hours in the City Play Festival is brought to you by POPArt Theatre and the Market Theatre Laboratory. Six writers, six directors and 24 actors bring you a series of all new 10-minute plays devised in under 24 hours. This is one you won't want to miss, so book your tickets now! 

What Is It?

If you haven't heard of it before, it's probably because you just aren't hip enough. The 24 Hours in the City Play Festival is the coolest theatre event in the city. Presented by POPArt Theatre in collaboration with the Market Theatre Laboratory, this one-of-a-kind festival is a must-attend for theatre lovers. Six writers, six directors and 24 actors are given 24 hours to devise a series of 10-minute plays. The very next day, these plays are performed to an audience. The risks are high, but the adrenaline of creating new work in such a short space of time is well worth it. Audiences are treated too, as the work is raw and ready. It's a gamble between seeing a complete disaster and a miraculous masterpiece.

The 24 Hours in the City Play Festival will have its last run this August. As POPArt celebrate their 8th anniversary, they bring you one final round of mayhem and madness. You definitely don't want to miss this. All proceeds go toward sponsoring one year's tuition for a student at the Market Theatre Lab. So, come out and support a good cause, have a few laughs and celebrate the magic of theatre in the city.

When Is It?

Saturday, 17 August 2019 at 20:00 -22:00.

Where Is It?

Market Theatre Laboratory, The Market Square, 138 Lilian Ngoyi Street, Newtown, Johannesburg.

How Much Is It?

Ticket prices announced closer to the event date. Keep an eye on the Market Theatre website for updates.

For more information

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Contact them on 011 838 7498 or via email at [email protected]

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