Page extent: 96
ISBN: 9781783190454
Binding: PaperBack


Omphile Molusi


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Countries go through times of turmoil when in transition from one state of governing to a new order. They consist of many giant and individual struggles. But what happens when the future you meet is not the one that you were expecting? Cadre is one such South African story of dreams and change.

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ISBN13 9781783190454
Binding PaperBack
Page Extent 96


‘Writing that is direct and unadorned, acting that is immediate, visceral and unaffected, Cadre casts a spell at once guileless and sophisticated.’ Chicago Sun-Times

‘It teaches us to take care of the present so that we don't go back. We can have a better world in the future.’ Sowetan (South Africa)

'Molusi himself, an extraordinarily gifted and powerful young actor, plays the protagonist...The world of activism, protest and direct action is stunningly well conveyed' What's On Stage

‘Molusi does an excellent job in showing the devastating moral dilemmas…within the Apartheid system’ Chicago Theatre Beat

‘Despite the use of Poor Theatre techniques rather than today’s high tech effects, it really hits home thanks to the quality of the writing.’  British Theatre Guide

While it is a harsh and difficult story, the writing is sublime —more like poetry.’ Daily Journal

‘Molusi’s play is full of a vibrant poetry, and though it is a piece about a dark moment in South Africa’s history, there is plenty of heart.’ A Younger Theatre