At the Soweto Theatre, we explore a rural landscape where we find two boys who witness an event that changes their lives forever. Pockets of Knowledge explores the subject “that power can reproduce knowledge by shaping it in accordance with its intentions”.
Within this magnificent piece, the themes of poor leadership, lack of accountability and willingness are explored. The play is presented in a highly humorous and gripping fashion, where audiences are disarmed and dazzles as they are transported through a rural landscape where we find two boys who witness an event that changes their lives forever.
It is an earth-shattering, timeless example of the power of storytelling presented through the language of theatre. Using high-level slapstick humour, immense vocal control and seamless character transformations; the simplicity of actor, story, audience and sound come together to tackle issues that shape modern South African daily life and politics.
The show is produced by Nkosingiphile Dlamini under Magenta pro – in partnership with the Soweto Theatre. Created by Menzi Mkwane and Sabelo Ndlovu, it is performed by Menzi Mkhwane and Anele Nene and has been staged at the Courtyard Theatre, Olive Tree Theatre, Pop Art Theatre and The Durban Playhouse. It also has been part of the Grahamstown Festival as well as Assitej Cradle of Creativity Festival in Cape Town.
Pockets of Knowledge will run at the Soweto Theatre from 7 March to 17 March 2019, Tuesday-Thursday 11:00, Friday 11:00 and 20:00, Saturday 15:00 and 20:00 and Sunday 15:00.
Age Restriction: No under 13s.