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Utopia Theatre: Creative Hub Rehearsed Readings – And the Girls in Their Sunday Dresses by Zakes Mda

Join UTOPIA THEATRE play reading on Sunday 28th 6pm UK – And the Girls in Their Sunday Dresses by Zakes Mda, South African novelist, poet and playwright.


‘A dynamic two-hander is taking on the topic of inequalities and state bureaucracy as a powerful tool of oppression. In the tenacious shadow of apartheid, the possibility of change in South Africa remains suffocated by corruption, which is facilitated by an insidious network of red-tape and inefficiency. The gulf between ostensive and actual parity between white and black, and the suffering which persists among the country’s poorest inhabitants are the themes of Zakes Mda’s witty and astute 1988 play, and they remain outrageously pertinent today.’

This production will be brought to light through the captivating performances of our talented cast through a pandemic-safe virtual stream. 

This reading is a part of Utopia Theatre’s Creative Hub, aimed at creating a sustainable talent pool and enabling the strengthening of black African communities within the Arts.

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