26 - 30 July
black futures, old hopes
In a country fighting for independence, a white man is trapped in a black family’s house without their knowledge. As time passes, strange sounds and a stubborn stench fill the house. The family wonders if they are living with ghosts, but something more sinister is at play.
This debut play, from playwright-to-watch Tinashe Jakwa, is a fresh and exciting exploration of how to overcome the past. The show journeys into the joys and pains of navigating racial divisions in a biting and humorous way.
With a fresh spin on telling stories about difficult moments in history and presented by APK Productions, the show is for everyone who wants to build a better future.
Content warnings: the show has mentions of violence, coarse language, war, sexual assault, and death.
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This production of rebirth is proudly supported by Healthway, promoting the Drug Aware message and Propel Youth Arts.
Image by Andrea Lim