The ups and downs of marital life. Love is the thin line between happiness and misery. In Sunset Blues, we learn that marriage is the only war where one sleeps with the enemy.
The Soweto Theatre, presents the story of life and love, written & directed by Jullian Seleke Mokoto and it opens on 6 April 2018. As the story unfolds, this phenomenon that has no manual is broken down by a cast of five powerful actors. Starring, Linda Lorraine Sebezo who has very extensive theatre experience. Money Maker, She Died Dreaming and Hungry Spoon by Gibson kente. She has also taken the craft to television audiences, starring in Generations, Isibaya, Muvhango, Isidingo and Lock- Down to name a few.
This production is oozing with talent. In Cast, is Daniel Mooi who worked on highly acclaimed works such as, The Cause, Out of Class, Mary…The Unfaithful Woman, Gerald Sekobo, Black & Blue, Like Cain & Abel. He also worked with credible and award winning Director’s such as James Cunningham, Jullian Seleke-Mokoto and Thapelo Motloung.
Daniel Mooi is a well known figure on television, having played roles in Zero Tolerance, Isidingo, Generations, Egoli, Backstage and the list is impressive. He is accompanied by the talented Clement Shimane. Some of his works include Mdlwembe, Zishubile by Ntshieng Mokgoro and the internationally acclaimed ‘The Suitcase’ by James Ngcobo. He is no stranger to to folk with a feature on Soul City Five, Yizoyizo Two, Zone 14 and Isibaya. Completing this quintet, is Thope Shabalala who is in love with the middle east. She has displayed her warm character with performances in Jordan, Palestine, Egypt, Israel and Damascus. Her musical talents have seen her grace stages in Mali, Mozambique and Namibia and recording her debut album produced by the Legendary Don Laka.
The show, presents a modern day headache, that our marriages can be better or bitter, the choice is entirely up to us. As those who have travelled the road would say, one must not allow the past to control the future in relations of the heart, because as the plot thickens, the dangers are all laid bare. The story is life itself. It portrays a journey of marriage, where every person makes mistakes despite the best intentions and all the wisdom in the world. Perfection is not necessary. Love allows room for disagreements, mistakes and sadness…
A powerful and well written play! Not to be missed!!!
Duration: 1h15 (75 minutes). Age Restriction: 13PG
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