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Sunday, May 26, 2019


(Menzi Mkhwane)

Set in the rural outback landscape of the Nguni world, Last Cow Standing tells a story of a kingdom whose cows are ravaged by viscous plague.

The king decides to do a sacrifice of all the remaining cows with the hope that Gwande (The kingdom’s deity) will miraculously revive them from extinction.

Created and performed by Menzi Mkhwane, audiences will be taken into the world of blind oracle, long-bearded kings, as well as imaginary characters which the performer creatively portrays through magnificent transformations while showing his extreme versatile side. The show is filled with humour, intense dramatic acting with physical theatre.

A tale not to be missed, Last Cow Standing will preview on June 5 and run in the Playhouse Loft on June 6, 7 and 8 at 19h00 with an extra performance on June 8 at 15h00.

Tickets R80 booked through Webtickets. Alternatively call Playhouse Box Office on 031 369 9540 or 013 369 9696 (Office hours).

There are ten schools’ performances at 12h00 from June 3 to 7. (R45 per scholar). Book for these performances on 083 611 5584 or email: