Somdaka is a play by Gcina Mhlophe. The play is about a village man who chooses to stay at home rather than leave for the city mines. He earns a living by making vibrant garments on his sewing machine.
The original text
Translations and adaptations
Performance history in South Africa
Review in Business Day, 7 December 1989.
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