The original text
A play about prison life in South Africa, demystifying the glory and glamour of gangs and criminals. (The playwright, himself, was a former hijacker, drug dealer and convict.) It started out in 1993 as an Arts Alive workshop and Positive Arts Society project at Soweto's Chiawelo Community Centre (triple C), run by community theatre veteran Tefo Dipholo.
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Performance history in South Africa
Premièred at the Grahamstown Festival 1993 and then toured around various smaller venues in the townships.
Staged, as part of the Market Theatre Development Programme, in the Laager at the Market Theatre in January 1998, directed by Thulani Didi, with Kere Nyawo, Thulani Didi, Tuffy Makhanya, Arthur Msibi, Phindile Ntuli, Zakhele Mnguni, Mncedisi Ngema, Ronnie Nyakale, Nonhlanhla Konqa, Sipho Thabethe and Vusi Nhaphlo.
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