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About the Show Less...

The harrowing tale of Baby Tshepang retold in Lara Foot Newton's production. Read More >

When the shocking story of Baby Tshepang hit the headlines in 2001, a small impoverished town in the Cape suddenly found itself in the eye of the storm. Inspired by this and 20,000 other true accounts, Lara Foot Newton’s award-winning play captures the hope at the heart of a painful love story.


Important Dates & Timing

Previews From: 21/09/2004

Opening Night: 22/09/2004

Closing Night: 16/10/2004

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Cast & Creative


Mncedisi Shabangu & Kholeka Qwabe


Director - Lara Foot Newton

Producer - Gate Theatre and Mopo Productions

Designer - Gerhard Marx

Author - Lara Foot Newton

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