The Chilli Boy

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The Chilli Boy, written by Geraldine Naidoo, is a cross-cultural one-man comedy about an Indian woman who dies and is reincarnated as a racist white gangster from Boksburg.

The original text

Translations and adaptations

Performance history in South Africa

2002: The premiere production was staged at the Wits Theatre Complex in October, with Matthew Ribnick and directed by Geraldine Naidoo.

The same production was staged in various venues across South Africa in the following years.


The Citizen, 2 October 2002.

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