by Maishe Maponya. In this play two student leaders, who have escaped death in a police raid on a schools boycott meeting, take hold of their own future and risk their lives. Hiding out in a hostel, they befriend an old man who takes them to the "little villages of the Northern Transvaal". From here they return matured - and political activists. One of them challenges a priest and it becomes risky to stay in the hostel. In an attempt to skip the country, they are arrested. One-act. Cast: men. Published in Doing Plays for A Change by Wits University Press.
Performance history in South Africa
2015: 969 Festival.
Advertisement in the programme of the Wits student production of See How They Run in 1991.
Sunday World, 19 July 2015.
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