Truth in Translation
Written by Lessac and Tom Tammi  based on research relating to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission with specific focus on the role of translators of statements made to the Commission. In 2003 Lessac interviewed the translators. The interviews and the rest of the project were filmed and was to be released as a documentary film. Rehearsals began as workshops with the actors and musicians.
The play was to tour to Belfast, Kosovo, Jerusalem and Sweden. Was on the Edinburgh Fringe.
The original text
Translations and adaptations
Performance history in South Africa
2006: Produced at the Market Theatre by Yvette Hardie, directed by Michael Lessac starring Robert Koen, Quanita Adams, Nick Boraine, Andrew Buckland, Bongani Gumede, Jeroen Kranenburg, Hugh Masebenza, Celeste Matthews, Mmabatho Mogomotsi, Fana Mokoena, Lerato Moloi, Thembi Mtshali, Jenny Stead, Sibulele Gcilitshana, Sandile Matsheni. Music composed by Hugh Masekela.
2007: Repeated at the Baxter Theatre 2007.
Truth in Translation 
Die Burger, 16 November 2005
Cape Times, 21 Feb 2006
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