And the Girls in Their Sunday Dresses
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Would you wait for days in a queue to purchase a sack of rice? This is where a retiring prostitute and a domestic worker meet and develop an interesting and humorous friendship. The Lady, who is used to the waiting game, carries a chair with her everywhere she goes, just in case she has to wait. She makes a deal with the Woman to share her chair in exchange for a share of her food. While waiting they review their triumphs, disappointments, struggle, survival, as they bond over the use of a single chair. Ages 14+.
The Market Theatre and Assembly.
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And the Girls in Their Sunday Dresses15 Aug 2012
This post-Apartheid era Zakes Mda adaptation has universal resonance
With its absurdist humour and metaphorical meaning, this clever, funny, political play is like a South African version of Waiting for Godot. As with Beckett’s luckless protagonists, two women (brilliantly played by South African comedians Hlengiwe…
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