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chronicle.co.zw 03 Aug, 2022 01:15 am

Fare well godfather of township theatre

Fare well godfather of township theatre
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In 1995 Amakhosi established the country’s first privately-owned cultural centre located within the boundaries of Makokoba — Township Square Cultural Centre.Amakhosi Theatre, Township Square Cultural Centre, Skyz Metro, Breeze FM and KeYona TV are a legacy, a heritage Mhlanga leaves behind.Mhlanga established Amakhosi Theatre in 1981 and produced the largest stock of successful stage actors, playwrights and directors.His passion started as a youth karate club, Dragons, in 1979 and turned into Amakhosi Theatre two years later.

He was the founding vice-chairperson of Fairtalk Communications, the parent company of Skyz Metro, Breeze FM and KeYona TV.MOVIES will make you famous; television will make you rich; But theatre will make you good,” American actor, singer and theatre director Terrence Mann, once said.

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