The Last Ride

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by Thando Baliso. A play about a young boy who wants to go for initiation but paternity becomes an issue and he has to find his biological father. His grandfather, who raised him after he was abandoned by his mother, sends him to Cape Town to look for his biological parents. Hell breaks loose when the boy learns that his mother was raped the same year he was born. What makes matters worse is that his mother married the man who raped her. Could this be the father he is looking for?

2009: First produced by TTM Productions, Paarl, 2009 at the Ikhwezi Theatre Festival at the Baxter Theatre. Directed by Thando Baliso, with Thando Baliso and Masizole Marafana.

2013: Artscape.


Capoe Times, 18 September 2013.

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