In Blood Musical

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Date: 2-4 December 2016
Venue: Drama Theatre
Ticket Price: R200.00
Times:  11h00, 14h00, 19h00

 

 

‘In Blood’ Disability Theatre Production is Coming Back to the Playhouse’

An inspiring showcase of talent marking the 10 year anninversary of African Sinakho Arts and to celebrate the International Day of Persons with Disabilities.

In Blood Musical, a unique, vibrant and heart-warming production presented by African Sinakho Arts in partnership with the National Department of Arts and Culture the National Department of Rural Development and Land Reform will be staged from 2 to 4 December at the Playhouse Drama Theatre. This run marks the occasion of the tenth year anniversary of African Sinakho Arts organinsation and comemoration of the International Day of Persons with disabilities.

Written and directed by Bukelwa Cakata, this inspiring showcase of talent by artists with different kinds of disabilities from various Rural areas around KZN. In Blood was conceptualised by Ndileka Santi, features a cast of 80 performers with various disabilities sharing the limelight with able bodied dancers.

In Blood Musical is centred around the life of Duduzile, a blind village girl whose uplifting story of perseverance to attain success, love and prosperity, regardless of life’s hardships, continues to touch the audiences in all performances. The central role is played by Thandi Gcwensa, versatile singer, actor and songwriter who happens to be totally blind. Her amazing talent and determination inspired the plot of the musical.

Tickets cost R200 with concessions of R100 for early bird bookings before 1 December, group bookings of 10 or more people and pensioners. Tickets available at Computicket. The school’s performance is free to learners in school uniform.

Performances will commence with a schools performance on Friday 2 December at 11h00. The public opening is on Saturday the 3 December at 19h00, And the final performance on Sunday 4 December at 14:00. The performance is two hours with an 20 minute interval.

For more information e-mail Bukelwa Cakata at bcakata@africansinakhoarts.org.za or bcakata@yahoo.com, or call Ndileka Santi on 073 426 1049.

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-Interviews & photos available on request-