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Monday, July 22, 2013


(The production’s eye-catching poster)

Transition is a play which seeks to negotiate the characters of two young people. People from a lost generation seeking solace through the desire to belong. The diametrically-opposite characters of Ia and Paul negotiate a common ground through the awkward black comedy which emerges through their meetings in a dingy, forgotten meeting room in a rehab centre. As both try to portray the personalities they desperately seek and construct, they slowly chip away at one another, revealing the person they are so afraid to be.

Written and designed by Madelaine Davis who performs alongside Brandon Moulder, Transition has played the last two Grahamstown National Arts Festivals (2012 and 2013) to good response from Cue, the festival newspaper: “Surprising and thrilling at every step” (2012) and “You will be left speechless and touched after this fantastic piece” (2013).

Direction is by Vedarsha Singh with technical support from Donna Steel and Candice Sparks.

Transition runs at Seabrooke’s Theatre from July 24 – 28 (duration 45 minutes) and age restriction is 13.

Performances take place on July 24 (champagne and snacks will be provided after the show) at 19h00 and at the same time from July 25 to 27. The performance on July 28 is at 18h00. Tickets R60 (R50 students/pensioners/block bookings) booked through Brandon Moulder on 083 643 2087 or email: