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Wednesday, March 18, 2015


(Thalani Mngadi with Xoliswa Ngema (left) & Nomvula Mbokazi (right). Pic by Val Adamson)

Audiences can expect high drama when the gripping three-hand stage production, Last Supper, plays at Stable Theatre in Durban for one weekend only, on March 20, 21 and 22.

Presented by Ebukhosini Productions in association with Stable Theatre, Last Supper is written by Ntando Mhlongo and directed by Themba Luthuli.

An anniversary is turned into judgment day when the abusive, if not insane husband (Nelson) unveils a secret about his once unfaithful wife (Emily). Their only daughter (Liza), who has endured years of agony, pain and abuse, sides with her remorseful mother.

Nelson's anger peaks with the unfolding of the past and the two defenceless women who have had to stomach their anger and hatred for years finally get a chance to put an end to the abuse. His inability to forgive, or at least reconcile, the past with the present erupts for the first and the last time. Nelson, the shameless sadist, dares them to end this misery...

Xoliswa Ngema plays Emily, Nomvula Mbokazi takes the role of Liza, and Thulani Mngandi appears as Nelson. The duration of the show is one hour.

Performances of Last Supper at Stable Theatre are on March 20 at 19h00 and on March 21 and 22 at 15h00 and 19h00. Tickets R50 can be pre-booked through Computicket on 0861 915 8000 at Shoprite Checkers outlets, or online at Tickets will also be available at the door. There are concession tickets available for students and pensioners.

The production is supported by Parks, Recreation & Culture Unit in the Arts & Culture Department and Durban Arts Association.

With easy access off the N3 Warwick Triangle flyover, Stable Theatre is situated at 115 Johannes Nkosi Street (formerly Alice Street). There is safe on-site parking.