ND Productions in partnership with National Gallery Bulawayo will this Friday set to officially launch its Theatre for Everyone –Bulawayo programme.
The launch will see a new play titled The Ben 10 premiering. The play written by German based award winning author, playwright Chris Mlalazi and directed by veteran actor cum director Memory Kumbota. It has a cast of eight aspiring and fresh talent.
The Ben 10 is a story of a successful business woman in the township who falls in love and gets married to a young man .She assists him to get a good university education, while she herself has a low one. Suddenly, her business hits a spot of trouble, she is bankrupt and also betrayed by somebody very close to her.
‘Theatre for Everyone – Bulawayo’ is a monthly theatre program that intends to build up theatre audience attendance whilst a creating a marketable, sustainable and support worthy theatre industry .
This will done through introducing fresh, original and entertaining theatre plays and activities as from now onwards. The plays will be showcased every last Friday of the month and The Ben 10 will be the pace starter of the programme. Every month, the organisers will be carrying out auditions for the play of that month.
Already about five plays have been accepted for the programme that is supported by Alliance Francaise and Leaders of Africa Network. These include, Utikolotshe by Nonhlalo Dube and directed by Styx Mhlanga, It’s not gold by Khali S and directed by Thembelihle Moyo, Indigo by Lewis Phiri, Umupho by Vincent Ngwenya.