Dead End

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Dead End is a play by Zakes Mda. The first play Mda wrote, as a schoolboy. A metaphorical discussion between a young murderer and God. First performed as double bill with We Shall Sing for the Fatherland directed by Benjy Francis for the Federated Union of Black Arts, at the Diepkloof Hall in Soweto, 1978, and by Nicholas Ellenbogen at the Market Theatre the same year. First published in the collection We Shall Sing for the Fatherland and Other Plays, Ravan Press, 1980. Also published in The Plays of Zakes Mda by Ravan, 1990.

See also: Huis Clos.

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