Online Open Mic

Online Open Mic

The Soweto Theatre is inviting talented Poets to take part in its 2nd Online Open Mic Challenge of the year . This platform will provide young, up-and-coming artists an opportunity to showcase their unique talent.

The winner will be determined by the number of likes given to each performance posted on the event page and the Poet who reaches the highest number of likes will automatically qualify to perform in a fully-fledged theatre in front of an audience at the Theatres’ monthly Poetic Thursdays which are held every last Thursday of every month and will continue after the National Lockdown.

Led by host and director 'Poetic Justice’, Poetic Thursdays is a slam poetry session that showcases the best in emerging South African spoken word.

If you believe you have what it takes to grace our stage with renowned seasoned Poets, well known in the poetry sub culture of South Africa and around the Globe, then put on your amour of words, your talent, passion and join in the online open mic.

Interested artists are urged to send their video on this Whatsapp number: 079 821 4438.

The closing date for the submissions is the 20th of May, the Online show on the 28th of May at 8pm, and winner will be announced on the 1st of June.

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Matodzi Mashau
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Thu 28 May 2020
8:00 pm


Soweto Theatre
Bolani Road, Jabulani

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The Soweto Theatre invites you to take part in this innovative poetry evening.


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