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The Mother Of All Eating

14 May 2014 - 01 Jun 2014

Venue: Barney Simon
Age Restriction: 14

The Market Theatre, by arrangement with DALRO (Pty) Limited, presents

The Mother of all eating.

Written by Zakes Mda and directed by Makhaola Siyanda Ndebele

The play explores the unfortunate culture of corruption known as, eating, a culture that has become synonymous with corrupt state officials who enrich themselves by abusing government funds.

Makhaola strategically uses two actors to portray the main character called “The Man”, and his conscience. The Man is a corrupt government employee who is implicated in a recent tender deal gone wrong, things unfold when the tender deal comes back to haunt him causing his extravagant lifestyle to come to an abrupt end.

Performance times:Tuesdays to Saturdays @ 20h15 and Sundays @ 15h15

Tuesday – R79.00
Wed & Thurs – R95.00
Fri & Sat – R158.00
Sun – R116.00

Tickets cost R83.00 on Tuesdays and Wednesdays!

For Block bookings contact Anthony Ezeoke or Neo Letsogo on 0118321641 ext 121 / 135

This project was made possible by a grant from the National Lottery Distribution Trust Fund.

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