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Monday, November 18, 2019


(Philisiwe Twijnstra & Mpume Mthombeni)

The acclaimed Empatheatre production The Last Country is returning for a final season in Durban at the Courtyard Theatre at DUT on November 27 and 28 with a further performance at the Denis Hurley Centre on November 29.

This moving and immersive theatre production, created by award-winning Durban theatre-makers Neil Coppen and Mpume Mthombeni, is based on the real life stories of migrant women living in Durban and was heralded by the Mercury newspaper as “astonishing, moving and profoundly brilliant”

The production which has been in rep for three years,  incorporates over 30 oral histories collected as part of a larger Urban Future Centre, Democracy Development Programme and ASONET’s research and advocacy project titled Migration and the Inclusive City (funded by the Cities Alliance) and features the talents of  Mpume Mthombeni, Philisiwe Twijnstra, Nompilo Maphumulo and Zinhle Bobi.

Available tickets for show times at the Courtyard Theatre are November 27 and 28 at 12h00 and 19h00. The performance on November 29 at the Denis Hurley Centre takes place at 11h30.

Tickets are free but RSVP to to reserve your seats.