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Thursday, August 12, 2021


(Left: Boy Nkala & Muzi Mhlanga)

Just In Time Productions in association with The Stable Theatre will present The Drop – a cutting edge drama at the Stable Theatre from August 27 to 28, 2021.

The Drop is about a young educated couple that struggles to get employment because of the environment they are living in, where you need to be connected in order to get a job. The wife finds herself doing domestic work for the tender-preneur who in turn expects sexual favours for her to keep her job. After having done this for a long time, the wife decides it was now enough.

The Drop will leave the audiences asking for more as it has all the elements of drama including humour, entertainment, conflict, education, etc.

The Drop is written and directed by the well-known Durban theatre extraordinaire, Zeph Nzama. The production boasts an experienced and versatile cast of performers: Muzi Mhlanga; Ntokozo Khambule Mhlongo and Boy Nkala.

(Right: Ntokozo Khambule Mhlongo & Muzi Mhlanga)

Zeph Nzama describes his cast:

“Muzi Mhlanga has got loads of experience in stage performance not just theatre but music and dance as well. He has starred in many productions in mainstream theatre, corporate as well as industrials which include Happiness through the Mist; Talking Spirits; Memory Lane; The Roots; Bhambatha; and The Beret Blues. He is transitioning very well into being a producer and a businessman, having produced a few stage shows already at the BAT Centre.

“Ntokozo Khambule Mhlongo is an acting graduate from Creative Arts College who is fast taking the industry by storm. She has attended acting and script-writing classes at Ekhaya Multi Arts Centre. She has played a lead role in the theatre drama called Nomalizo - The Brave; Makhosazana and The Musical; Makhanda. She also appeared in the TV production called Isehlukaniso.

“Boy Nkala, famously known as Boyzin Crab, is what we call a baby of the industry, he was introduced into the art industry at a very tender age while still in primary school and he has never looked back since. He has appeared in the following shows; Long Journey The Musical; Chasing Gold; Freedom Extravanganza; Heroes of South Africa; Time to Shine. He is now known for his pop music hits that have the South African music industry eating at the palm of his hands.”

The performances will run on August 27 and 28 with shows starting at 15h00 and 18h00. For bookings call 067 383 8703 or

The Stable Theatre is situated at 115 Johannes Nkosi Street (formerly Alice Street), Durban. Phone 031 309 2513 or email: or visit