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JOHANNESBURG South African theater has been at a bit of a loss for focus over the past three or four years, but it finally is beginning to map out a new course.
While mainstream theater tends to consist of evergreen fare like "The Odd Couple," "Great Expectations" and "The Rocky Horror Picture Show," there also is a new work, "The Captain's Tiger," from veteran playwright-actor Athol Fugard, and a revival of playwright Welcome Msomi's Zulu version of "Macbeth."
And at the grassroots level, new territory is being mapped. "We are now starting to address the healing of the nation," says John Kani, director of Johannesburg's Market Theater, the creative cauldron for …