UP Drama presents Van Graan’s Little Red Riding Hood… at Hilton Arts Festival

UP Drama Department presents this fairy tale for the future, written by Mike van Graan, offers acerbic commentary on the big bad wolves who threaten to eat our future.

Little Red Riding Hood & The Big Bad Metaphors / Photo: Mark Wessels
Little Red Riding Hood & The Big Bad Metaphors / Photo: Mark Wessels

Imagine the end of poverty. A world in which no-one will go hungry. Where every child will have a decent high school education. Climate change will be reversed. Violence against women eradicated. And everyone will live long, productive lives. Utopia? Perhaps. But these are just some of the goals set by world leaders to be achieved by 2030. This romp through the “Sustainable Development Goals” will both entertain and educate. Playwright Mike van Graan’s “Little Red Riding Hood and the Big Bad metaphors” offers an invitation to dream with us…

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“Little Red Riding Hood…” received a Standard Bank Ovation Award at the NAF. The production is directed by Khutjo Green, with set and lighting design by Wilhelm Disbergen and costume design by Nomzamo Maseko.

HeraldLIVE Spotlight’s reviews called the show:

  • “An absolutely fantastic performance!”
  • “The show is as energetic as the cast whose performances are stellar.”
  • “Fun, exciting and intertwined with issues the world needs to address, this is a show definitely worth experiencing.”

Share in this raucous romp through the SDG’s at the Hilton Arts Festival on Saturday 14 September at 18h30 in the Memorial Hall.

Tickets – follow the instructions at https://www.hiltonfestival.co.za

 

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