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Wednesday, January 18, 2017


Westville Boys’ High School will present the absurd classic Waiting For Godot, directed by Luke Holder from February 7 to 10.

The show is offered to all drama teachers and students in KZN who study this classic text as part of the NSC Dramatic Arts Curriculum. Each performance will be accompanied by a pre-show lecture, as well as a Question and Answer session with the cast and director afterwards. Teaching notes and handouts will be made available to each learner that attends the production.

The play follows Didi and Gogo as they dally by the side of the road. They are expecting the imminent arrival of another man. They’ve asked this man for nothing very definite, but eagerly anticipate his reply. And though they admit that they do not know him well and won’t even recognize him when they see him, they wait. They wait for Godot.

Voted most significant English language play of the 20th century by 800 playwrights, actors, directors and journalists in a poll by the Royal National Theatre, Waiting for Godot remains, after innumerable productions worldwide over the past 60 years, “a witty and poetic conundrum” (The Guardian), “humorous and deeply human” (The Press), “entertainment of a high order ” (NY Times) and “something that will securely lodge in a corner of your mind for as long as you live” (The Sunday Times).

Performances take place on February 7 (09h00); February 8 and 9 (09h00 and 14h00), and February 10 (09h00).

All shows cost R10 per learner. Performances take place at Westville Boys’ High School in the Roy Couzens Theatre. For more information and booking details, contact Luke Holder on 083 689 1935 or email: