Performance

VenueStephen Joseph Theatre
Other spaces: The Round, McCarthy Auditorium
TownScarborough
CountyNorth Yorkshire
From8th March 2022
To9th March 2022
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Mugabe, My Dad & Me

T889657159
Tonderai Munyevu was born in 1982 Zimbabwe, what they call the "born frees" - one of the generation born in the 1980s after independence. He tells us how the first cracks of prosperous Zimbabwe's decline began to appear in the 1990s, and how he emigrated with his mother to England, where he has since remained. How his father lost his job at the hands of a white man, and how this changed both their lives irrevocably, until his father's death prompted Tonderai to question his identity and what it means to return 'home'. Interspersing his dialogue with the audience are Robert Mugabe's speeches: ranging from the 1980s figure in a Savile Row suit to the bitter and derisive missives from the 1990s, up until 2017 when Mugabe was ousted by a political coup
Author Tonderai Munyevu


Archive :: production:T889657159, play:S726811707, venue:V949

Production details

Company

Company English Touring Theatre
Director John R Wilkinson
Design Nicolai Hart-Hansen
Lighting Alexandra Stafford
Sound Nigel Glasgow
Music Nigel Glasgow
Director Xolani Crabtree
Sound Nevison Kusolora (Sound No1 - Tour)
Performer Tonderai Munyevu (Tonderai)
Performer Millie Chapanda (Gwenyambira)

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