UKUWA KWENKABA, The Cord, joint-winner of the Baxter Zabalaza Theatre Festival 2019

: Mpandle (M.)

R 190.00
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56pp., paperback, Cape Town, 2020


A play set in a rural village, about a family struggling in the absence of the 'father figure'.

Text in Xhosa and English.

Playwright Mthobisi Mpandle was born in the Eastern Cape. In 2012, while studying performing arts at New African Theatre, he was awarded the Sybil Sands Award for Outstanding Student. In 2013 he won Best Director at the Zabalala Theatre Festival Fringe Programme for Inxeba Lendoda Alihlekwa. He won the Best Director Award at the Klein Libertas Drama Festival for The System. He is the Artistic Director at Light of Life Theatre Organisation in Kraaifontein.