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  • Next Sunday
    Next Sunday 290 Views 

    Next Sunday
    Date: 18 – 27 April 2014
    Venue: Momentum Theatre
    Synopsis: This is a play about how 'damage' is handed down from generation to generation. A daughter (Matlakala) has a mother who is an addict and finds herself falling under the same dark cloud as her mother while trying to raise her own daughter Zazi. With the two pivotal women in Zazi's life crumbling under what life has to offer who will save her? Will the ailing and dying grandmother be the saviour? Or are all three generations doomed by some unknown curse? 'Next Sunday' was the winner of the Market Theatre Laboratory's Zwakala Festival and was given a full professional season there. Interesting theatre from a young cast and a young director. Written and directed by Godfrey Thobejane
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  • Silent
    Silent 490 Views 

    Silent
    Date: 8 - 18 May 2014
    Venue: Momentum Theatre
    Synopsis: A young woman called Anna suddenly gives voice to her repressed childhood pain and tells us a horrible story of the things her step father did to her as a child. We realise that through her finally speaking about this she achieves some sort of catharsis and closure. This is a story about the pain that often cripples us as human beings, but it is also about healing and the human capacity to forgive.
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  • Exile
    Exile 3697 Views 

    Exile
    Date: 10 April - 04 May 2014
    Venue: Arena Theatre
    Synopsis: Exile is an adaptation of the famous Euripides Greek play 'Medea'. The setting and action of ancient Greece has now been transposed to contemporary South Africa, dealing with modern South African issues. The play was the winner of the State Theatre's Youth Expressions Festival 2013. And exposes the up and coming young director Kgaogelo Tshabalala as an exciting talent to watch out for.
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  • Hunger
    Hunger 3185 Views 

    Hungry
    Date: 16 May - 8 June 2014
    Venue: Arena Theatre
    Synopsis: A research project about food security across the world, encompassing theatre companies from varied countries such as Brazil, Kenya, Belgium, Germany, India and South Africa. The South African State Theatre's research partner is the Cape Town branch of the German institution the Heinrich Boll Stiftung. The idea of the project as first envisaged by the Hamburg Schauspielhaus is to bring theatre companies from across the world together and share their research about food security in their respective countries with each other at a conference which took place in Hamburg in December 2013. The next step is for all the participating countries/companies to develop a theatre production based on the shared research. These productions will then be streamed online to all the participating countries.
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  • Amambazo - The Musical
    Amambazo - The Musical 2267 Views 

    Amambazo - The Musical
    Date: 17 April - 11 May 2014
    Venue: Drama Theatre
    Synopsis: Amambazo the musical tells and sings the story of Ladysmith Black Mambazo, ably led by Joseph Mshengu Shabalala. It is a story of hope, from humble beginnings to greater heights. Ladysmith Black Mambazo is one of the most acclaimed South African music groups to take on the world and stand its own. They have three Grammy awards and six nominations to show for it. Powered by SABC 1, Durban Tourism, Ukhozi FM & The South African State Theatre
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