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Sunday, August 25, 2019


(Zanele Mhlongo & Londiwe Ngwazi)

Designed, written and directed by Peter Court, Kwa Themba - The Place of Hope is a puppetry production to run in the Playhouse from September 5 to 15, 2019.

The show features Zanele Mhlongo and Londiwe Ngwazi.

Lillian, a domestic worker and her daughter Gugu, are making a new home for themselves. They have found some land and they begin to build. Others join them on the site and a small township develops. The story tells of their lives, their hopes, their loves and the effects on them of emigrating employers, police raids, teenage pregnancy, scabengas high on Whoonga and local gangsters.

The show runs from September 5 to 15 at the Playhouse in the Grand Foyer. 

Duration one hour with performances at 19h00 and matinees on September 7 and 14 at 14h00. (No under 10's).

Tickets R100 booked through Webtickets -…/featu…/kwa-themba-pupperty/1492951512