Ityala Lamawele

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Theatre
12+ (M)

Language: Xho
Director: Thando Doni, Mandla Mbothwe
Written By: Thando Doni
Featured Artists: Faniswa Yisa, Chuma Sopotela, Tembekile Komani, Lamla Ntsaluba,Nomakrestu Xakathugaga,Thandolwethu Mzembe, Babalwa Mkwetu, Masizole Marafana, Dobs Mdotyeni,Lulamile Nikani, Thumeka Mzayiya ,Anele Kose,Nceba Gongxeka
Company: Mud&Fire

The story is set in the time of the historical King Hintsa kaKhawuta, and concerns a dispute between the fictional twins Wele and Babini over their deceased father’s estate. As they are born on the same day, there is a dispute as to who should take their father’s place. This is resolved via a traditional Xhosa legal trial.

 

 

One Comment

  1. akhona.tinta 29 June 2019 at 3:08 pm

    Brilliant production and cast. Well articulated story and in isiXhosa throughout! Intense and emotional!

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