Tony Miyambo’s play is a reminder that we need to honour the people we love


Heading to the Schlesinger Theatre at Michaelhouse in Balgowan at 7.30pm on Friday, March 10 is The Cenotaph of Dan Wa Moriri, a finely crafted monument to memory.

An intensely personal reconstruction of co-writer and actor, Tony Miyambo’s memories of his father, Daniel Rasenga Miyambo, the play explores an intimate father-son relationship, recalled and reconstructed through remembered moments from the past, fading images captured in sepia toned photographs, conjured up conversations , snippets of music, truths and half- truths.

It is an ancient human attempt to connect our present to the past by mapping our relationships with the one’s we love.

ESTELLE SINKINS spoke to him ahead of the performance, his first in the KZN Midlands. Continue reading