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Saturday, January 7, 2012


(The Seed)

The Pansa KZN - MUSHO festival of one – two person theatre will run at Catalina Theatre from January 11 to 15 with its usual exciting line-up of new productions. The MUSHO WITH A TWIST component of the festival takes place on January 14 and features three Double-Bills from the Twist Theatre Development Project:

TWIST 3 takes place on January 14 at 16h00 and includes Strokes of Society and Seed. Both dramas last 30 minutes each. Ages 14 and up.

Strokes of Society is created by Siyakha Performing Artists with Themi Venturas; based on an original script by Zwai Mgigima. A moving tale of a father and daughter who is not his own child. This story brings together many of the tragic consequences of society’s anti-social behaviours including, rape, abuse, and HIV and AIDS.

Seed is created by Umsindo Theatre Group and Vice Motshabi; based on an original script by Amy Jephta. A father leaves his family to work in the city – he comes back with a strange fruit which his wife plants ... so that the whole family can feed from the tree. This allegorical tale explores the notion of migrant labour and HIV and AIDS.

All Musho Festival performances are at the Catalina Theatre. Tickets for all shows R50 (R30 PANSA paid-up members as well as OAPS and children under 12). Special R100/day all-day ticket on Saturday and Sunday. Contact Catalina Theatre on 031 305 6889

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