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Sunday, September 26, 2021


KwaMashu Community Arts Project (KCAP)'s Actors Incubation Mentorship Programme will be part of the Shakespeare school festival, 2021.

They will presenting the isiZulu translation of Shakespeare’s Hamlet into Hamula adapted by Edmund Mhlongo and directed by Xola Mziwakhe.

“It is an honour to close our heritage month with a play that preserves the Zulu nation's language and a play that is our heritage as artists. As a director reflecting on Shakespeare's script that he left for us in years; of which now is our heritage. I still find the themes of the play relevant in today’s world,” says Mziwakhe.

The play has elements of Zulu Dance and traditional songs that enhance the drama on the play.

The cast includes Ntokozo Vilakazi as Hamula (Hamlet); Lindokuhle Ziqubu as Khadisi (Claudius); Mampo Moshoeshe as Khethudle (Gertrude); Vumile Madlanga as Pholanye (Polonius); Jabulisile Mzizi as Ofeliwe (Ophelia), and Vuma Madlanga as Layitha (Laertes)

Lighting Designer and stage manager: Nompilo Ntshangase.

The play will be presented in the Playhouse Drama on September 30, 2021, at 18h30.

Tickets R50 at Webtickets.

For more information contact Xola Mziwakhe on 067 785 9020