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Thursday, September 30, 2021


(Featured on the poster left to right are Brian Khumalo; Zihle Thiliza; Sbongakonke Xama; Mandisa Ngoma; Vuyo Biyela and Othembele Nomgca)

Othembele Nomgca former student of DUT Drama & Production Studies, together with his former classmates, are staging a show called Double You. The play is written by Musa Ntuli and directed by Nomgca who also appears in the production.

The cast also features Mandisa Ngoma; Sbongakonke Xama; Vuyo Biyela; Brian Khumalo, and Zihle Thiliza.

The show presents five lawyers who are graduates from different backgrounds and very educated but where they come from, there is no progress. They are then summoned by the court of law to come and present their complaints before the judge.

They then ask thought-provoking questions to the judge as to why are people suffering. The character names are – WHO, WHY, WHERE, WHEN, WHAT then THE SUPERIOR

The piece will be presented in a form of physical theatre and dramatic approach of characterisation.

Nomgaca (20) was born in the Eastern Cape and grew up in the small town of Kokstad. He matriculated in 2017 and went to Durban University of Technology to study Drama and Production Studies. He finished his diploma in 2020 and graduated in 2021. He is a highly energetic actor and director who is accustomed to high-demanding sets such as stained-glass productions. He has gained experience in front of the camera after scooping a role on Uzalo as Bongz and has had much experience on stage just from number of productions he has done, like IWISA in Johannesburg at pop art theatre and his experience at drama school. Directing Double You” will be his third directing project in his directing career.

Entry R70. Call 068 296 8183 for bookings. No masks, no entry.

Double You runs on October 8 and 9, 2021, at 17h30 at Seabrooke’s Theatre, Durban High School (DHS) in St Thomas Road, Musgrave.