The Market Theatre

Currently Closed
  • Address: 56 Margaret Mcingana St, Johannesburg 2048, South Africa
  • Timings: 08:00 am - 10:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +27-118321641
  • Ticket Price: 30 ZAR
  • Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Bar, Food And Drinks, Restaurant, Theatre, Family And Kids, Book Shop

The Market Theatre of Johannesburg symbolizes the great communal harmony and unity among the races during the difficult era of the apartheid. It has been awarded with the honour of the Jujamcyn Award of America owing to its immense and unparalled contribution to the creative arts, especially in the field of theatre. Over the decades of its service, the Market Theatre has been honoured with more than 20 international awards,and more than 300 national awards from the South African province. Among the sections it houses, the Main Theatre Hall, which accommodates almost 400 viewers and is the biggest among all of the Market Theatre Halls.

The special attraction of the Market Theatre is the Lagger Theatre which consists of a fortified structure of wagons conjoined to form a circular model. The Market Theatre additionally includes two large galleries of exhibitional art, a jazz bar, and book store, along with the famous restaurants named the Gramadoelas and the Market Bar and Bistro.

  • 56 Margaret Mcingana St

  • Gramadoelas
  • Pub & Restaurant
  • Sophiatown Bar Lounge

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  • The Market Theatre Address: 56 Margaret Mcingana St, Johannesburg 2048, South Africa
  • The Market Theatre Contact Number: +27-118321641
  • The Market Theatre Timing: 08:00 am - 10:00 pm
  • The Market Theatre Price: 30 ZAR
  • Best time to visit The Market Theatre(preferred time): 08:00 am - 08:00 pm
  • Time required to visit The Market Theatre: 02:00 Hrs
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  • 90.53% of people who visit Johannesburg include The Market Theatre in their plan

  • 37.12% of people start their The Market Theatre visit around 3 PM - 4 PM

  • People usually take around 2 Hrs to see The Market Theatre

Thursday, Friday and Saturday

92.37% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting The Market Theatre

People normally club together Apartheid Museum and Carlton Centre Observation Deck while planning their visit to The Market Theatre.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures
  • I've always liked the Market Theatre. Great plays in the heart of Jo'burg. Always thought provoking and we'll produced. They have a nice bar and the facilities are great as well. I would recommend going to see a show here. Also you can now park in the secure underground parking at the Newtown Junction shopping centre which is good.

  • Absolutely amazing. It's historic, has a bar, they sell books and clothes, and the plays are good. Love it

  • For the love of Life performs great place to Networking making Freinds meeting prospects while u enjoy the best of Southern African Theatre

  • I work there nd it's a friendly place for people to enjoy the shows

  • Always awesome. The place is now revamped. It's beautiful and welcoming. The staff is very friendly and helpful. Did not run around to get my tickets. I paid online which was more convenient. The show was great.

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