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Sekunjalo (“The Hour is Come”) is a play by Gibson Kente.

A controversial township-musical style play on the threat of anti-capitalist and anti-Christian sentiments in the future proposed by the ANC and its allies. Written and produced in 1985?*/87*? as a sequel to Bad Times.

In 1988 he adapted it as a musical called Sekunjalo, the Naked Hour.

1987: Performed at the National Arts Festival in July, 1987, described by the author as a tragi-comedy.

1988: Sekunjalo, the Naked Hour, was directed by Gibson Kente and played in the Wits Theatre on 14 June 1988 and in the Arena, State Theatre in October 1988. The cast included Chunky Mtshali, Tonique Hpale, Susan Theletsane, Brian Mazibuko, John Lata, Skhumbuzo Kubeka, Zakithi Dlamini, Monika Mana, Desmond Dlomo, Ziyaya Moya, Sam Mpondo.


The Star 16 May 1988 and Pretoria News, October 1988, p 17.

National Arts Festival Programme, 1987

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