Entertainment Theatre Brothers in Blood and Rainbow Scars Double Bill

Brothers in Blood and Rainbow Scars Double Bill

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Mike van Graan’s award-winning, Brothers in Blood, returns to the Artscape Arena on Tuesday, 23 April as part of a double bill.

Brothers in Blood and Rainbow Scars will alternate at the Artscape Arena, starting from 23 April.   

Brothers in Blood

Brothers in Blood is an explosive drama about Jewish, Muslim and Christian relations set in Cape Town in the late 1990’s against the background of PAGAD’s activities against  crime and the drug trade.  

Xenophobia, prejudice, religious conflict, fear and anxiety  are the challenges three fathers have to deal with in order to protect their children.

Director, writer, actor, Greg Homann, has assembled a formidable cast, including award-winning actor, David Dennis, portraying the role of Abubaker Abrahams, Kurt Egelhof (Reverend Fredericks), Aimee Valentine (Leila Abrahams), Harrison Makubalo (Fadiel Suleiman) and David Dukas (Brian Cohen).

Brothers in Blood won the 2010 Naledi Theatre Award for Best New South African Play.

Rainbow Scars

Rainbow Scars, premieres in Cape Town and is set in April 1994 when the “Rainbow Nation” is born.  Ellen Robinson (Terrry Norton), a suburban mom, adopts Lindiwe Robinson (Kertice Maitisa), a born-free orphan who loses her parents in the “New South Africa”.  Fast forward to 2012.  Something happens that not only challenges the mother-daughter relationship, but brings to the surface the scars of a country still struggling to heal itself of its divided past.

Rainbow Scars, explores the complexities of contemporary South African relationships, layered with dollops of humour.  Rainbow Scars is directed by Lara Bye.

Low priced preview tickets at R50 are available on Tuesday, 23 April at 20:30 for Brothers in Blood on Wednesday, 24 April at 18:00 for Rainbow Scars.  All Tuesday and Sunday performances are discounted at R60 per ticket.    Pensioner and student discount with proof of ID qualify for R50 tickets at all performances.   All other performances are at R85 per ticket.

Book at Computicket or Artscape Dial-a-Seat 021 421 7695.

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