History of theatres in Johannesburg

JHBlive have published an edited version of my piece on the history of theatres, bioscopes and cinemas in early Johannesburg. Here is the link.

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The original post was put up in 2013 on my research blog Johannesburg1912. It proved so popular that I updated with the help of Percy Tucker’s (sadly out-of-print book) ‘Just the ticket’ and add to it regularly.

Read the full post here

Coming up shortly on Johannesburg1912 is Part.3 of the history of Braamfontein as well as a future piece on the lost churches in Johannesburg.