16 September 1987
A production of Shakespeare’s “Othello” in which the Moor is played by black Actor, John Kani, was staged at the Market Theatre on 16 September 1987. The play was produced by actress Janet Suzman. Suzman is also the co-founder of the Market Theatre.

Associated Press (1987) John Kani to portray Othello in South Africa from The New York Times ,15 September, [online] Available at: www.nytimes.com [Accessed: on 6 September 2013]||

Battersby J.D (1987)`Othello` Causes Stir In Johannesburg Theater Chicago Tribune `Othello` Causes Stir In Johannesburg Theater from Chicago Tribune ,29 October, [online] Available at: https://articles.chicagotribune.com [Accessed: on 6 September  2013]