Tuesday, April 27, 2010

Election Day at HIFA 2010

Christopher Mlalazi's play Election Day, adapted from the short story of the same name that appears in his award-winning collection Dancing with Life: Tales from the Township, is to performed at HIFA this week, at Reps Theatre Upstairs on Wednesday 28 April at 4pm, Friday 30 April at 11.30am and Saturday 1 May at 4pm. Tickets are $5.

The book, also containing 9 other stories, can be purchased at several venues in Harare and Bulawayo for around $8.

'Election Day is a darkly comic tale about His Excellency, Poka Oka Ndiseng, whose party is losing a very important election. His wife, Samantha, and his personal advisor, Twenty, both panic and urge Ndiseng to flee the country, but an adamant Ndiseng wants to see things through right to the end.'

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