45pp., illus., paperback, Johannesburg (2005) 2016
A play inspired by the rape in 2001 of a nine month-old baby, Tshepang.
Lara Foot Newton was born and grew up in Pretoria. In 2005 she relocated from Johannesburg to Cape Town to take up the position of Resident Director and Dramaturg at the Baxter Theatre. In 2010 she was appointed CEO and Director of the theatre. She was Resident Director of The Market Theatre from 1996 to 1998 and Associate Artistic Director from 1998 to 2000. In 2004, she won the Rolex International Theatre award and worked in London with director Sir Peter Hall for a year. She has won many awards, including the Fleur du Cap Award for Outstanding Young Director (1992), National Vita Award (shared with Athol Fugard) for Best Director (1994), Standard Bank Young Artist of the Year Award (1995) and Fleur du Cap Award for Best New South African Play for "Tshepang" (2003) and Naledi Awards for Best New Play and Best New Production for "Karoo Moose" (2007).