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'''The Crossing''', by [[Jonathan Khumbulani Nkala]]. A one-man play about a Zimbabwean refugee who came to Cape Town. Based on Nkala’s account of his journey, and developed with the help of director [[Bo Petersen]] it was first  produced (as ''[[The Journey]]'') in 2006 in the [[Garage Theatre]]. In 2008 it was developed further and became ''The Crossing'', and has had successful runs in Zimbabwe and South Africa,. The text was published by [[Junket]] in 2009 (with ''[[The Bicycle Thief]]''). 
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''[[The Crossing]]'' is a play  by [[Jonathan Khumbulani Nkala]]. A one-man play about a Zimbabwean refugee who came to Cape Town.  
  
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== Original text ==
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The text was published by [[Junkets]] in 2009 (with ''[[The Bicycle Thief]]'').
  
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== Performance history in South Africa ==
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2006: Based on Nkala’s account of his journey, and developed with the help of director [[Bo Petersen]] it was first  produced (as ''[[The Journey]]'') in 2006 in the [[Garage Theatre]].
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2008: In 2008 it was developed further and became ''The Crossing'', and has had successful runs in Zimbabwe and South Africa.
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2009: [[National Arts Festival]].
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2011: [[Catalina Theatre]] in Durban, 10-20 March.
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== Sources ==
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''[[Die Burger]]'', 28 November 2008.
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''[[Business Day]]'', 17 March 2011.
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== Return to ==
 
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Latest revision as of 09:31, 15 January 2019

The Crossing is a play by Jonathan Khumbulani Nkala. A one-man play about a Zimbabwean refugee who came to Cape Town.

Original text

The text was published by Junkets in 2009 (with The Bicycle Thief).

Performance history in South Africa

2006: Based on Nkala’s account of his journey, and developed with the help of director Bo Petersen it was first produced (as The Journey) in 2006 in the Garage Theatre.

2008: In 2008 it was developed further and became The Crossing, and has had successful runs in Zimbabwe and South Africa.

2009: National Arts Festival.

2011: Catalina Theatre in Durban, 10-20 March.

Sources

Die Burger, 28 November 2008.

Business Day, 17 March 2011.

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