Lakeside Arts
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Afrovibes Festival 2014

Rainbow Scars

Thursday 30 October, 7.30pm
Djanogly Theatre

Theatre & Dance
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£15 (£13 concessions)
£11 restricted view

During the era of reconciliation, Nelson Mandela encouraged South Africans to reach out and touch each other's lives: white middle class Ellen Robinson and her family adopted a three year old black child called Lindiwe. Now, fourteen years later, she's at high school, coming to terms with her life in a changing South Africa, her future carved out, but her identity uncertain. All seems well- until her older cousin seeks her out and forces her to confront her true heritage.. Suitable for 12+ Approx. 75 minutes running time (no interval) plus post-show discussion Written by Mike van Graan Directed by Lara Bye Lakeside is thrilled to be one of 17 partners nationally welcoming Afrovibes Festival. It is supported by Arts Council England and is part of the South African Season in the UK 2014 and 2015 organised by the South African Department of Arts and Culture.