‘In Blood’ disability theatre production returns

13 Oct 2014

An inspiring showcase of talent returns to Durban’s Playhouse Drama stage in November..


In Blood Musical, a unique, vibrant and heart-warming production presented by African Sinakho Arts in association with the Playhouse Company and funded by the National Lottery Distribution Trust Fund will be staged in the Playhouse Drama Theatre from 20 to 23 November 2014. 


Written and directed by Bukelwa Cakata, this inspiring showcase of talent, which was conceptualised by Ndileka Santi, features a cast of 80 performers with various disabilities sharing the limelight with able bodied dancers.


In Blood Musical is centred around the life of Duduzile, a blind village girl whose uplifting story of perseverance to attain success, love and prosperity, regardless of life’s hardships, continues to touch the audiences in all performances. The central role is played by Thandi Gcwensa, versatile singer, actor and songwriter who happens to be totally blind. Her amazing talent and determination inspired the plot of the musical.


Tickets range from R100 to R120, R100 for students and pensioners, R60 for group bookings of 10 or more people. Booking is through Computicket on 0861915800 or online a www.computicket.com or through the Playhouse Box Office o 031-369 9540 (office hours). The duration of the show is two hours including a 20 minute interval.


A preview performance of In Blood will be given at 18h00 (admission free).  A schools performance will be held on Friday 21 November at 14h00. The public opening is on Saturday 22 November at 19h00, with a final matinee performance on Sunday 23 November at 14h00.


For more information, log onto www.africansinakhoarts.org.za, e-mail Bukelwa Cakata at bcakata@africansinakhoarts.org.za   or bcakata@yahoo.com, or call Ndileka Santi on 073 426 1049.




-Interviews & photos available on request-





082 335 6088 / 031-309 8738



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