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Sikhalo [“Lament”] by Gibson Kente. A jazz musical.

Written and first produced in 1966, starring Kenny Majozi, Simon Sabela and Margaret Mgcingana. It toured the country and finally played in the Witwatersrand University’s Great Hall under the auspices of Union Artists. It has been toured and revived numerous times. According to Loren Kruger (1999) it lives in black township memory as second only to King Kong.


New Nation, 3-9 May 1999.

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