The Poisoned Mango
The original text
The text is the result of the play development project run by Twist Theatre Development Projects in 2010, during which the play was developed by a professional playwright and professional director with a community theatre group.
After its performance in 2010, the text was published in four versions in the collection New South African Playscripts by Twist Theatre Development Projects in 2010. The versions are a full script in English, a full script in Zulu, a two-hander script in English and a two-hander script in Zulu.
Translations and adaptations
Performance history in South Africa
2010: The initial full version of the play was performed at the IsiGcawu Theatre Festival in KwaMashu and thereafter played for local audiences in the group's own community.
2011: A short, adapted, two-hander version of the play was performed at the Musho International Theatre Festival in Durban in early 2011.
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