Critically acclaimed play grapples with what it means to be a lesbian in the township


A scene from Chapter 2, Section 9.

Following its successful runs at the National Arts Festival,  Grahamstown and at the Wits 969 Festival the critically acclaimed Ovation Award-winning Chapter 2 Section 9 has been described as “brilliant” and a production that “every South African who cares about the freedoms enshrined in Chapter 2, Section 9, should see.” (Mike Loewe, The Critter).

With two more runs scheduled at the Pop Arts Centre in Maboneng, Johannesburg on August 11, 12, 13 and 14, and as part of Vavasati, International Women’s Festival on August 17, 18 and 19 at the Arena, State Theatre in Pretoria, audiences will have the opportunity to catch one of these performances. Continue reading

Women empowering women

“Wathinta umfazi, wathinta imbokodo” is an adage associated with the struggles and victories of South African women. This is exactly what will be showcased at this year’s Vavasati International Women’s Festival, taking place from August 9 until August 29, at the South African State Theatre in Tshwane.

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