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Tuesday, November 18, 2014


An inspiring showcase of talent returns to Durban’s Playhouse Drama stage in November.

In Blood Musical, a unique, vibrant and heart-warming production presented by African Sinakho Arts in association with the Playhouse Company, an Agency of the Department of Arts and Culture, will be staged in the Playhouse Drama Theatre from November 20 to 23.

Written and directed by Bukelwa Cakata, this inspiring showcase of talent conceptualised by Ndileka Santi features a cast of 80 performers with various disabilities sharing the limelight with able bodied dancers.

Funded by the National Lottery Distribution Trust Fund, In Blood Musical centres on the life of Duduzile, a blind village girl whose uplifting story of perseverance to attain success, love and prosperity, regardless of life’s hardships, continues to touch the audiences in all performances. The central role is played by Thandi Gcwensa, versatile singer, actor and songwriter who happens to be totally blind. Her amazing talent and determination inspired the plot of the musical.

Tickets range from R100 to R120, R100 for students and pensioners, R60 for group bookings of 10 or more people. Booking is through Computicket on 0861915800 or online a or through the Playhouse Box Office o 031-369 9540 (office hours). The duration of the show is two hours including a 20 minute interval.

In Blood Musical will have two public performances:  November 22 at 19h00 and a matinee on November 23 at 14h00.

For more information, log onto, e-mail Bukelwa Cakata at   or, or call Ndileka Santi on 073 426 1049.