PENNY Comes to Alexander Upstairs

Striking theatre, film, and television actress Zethu Dlomo takes to the stage as Penny. In her mid-20's, a graduate with an honours degree in Drama from a prestigious university but struggling to find work. Talented, beautiful, with loving parents, and has a GBF. Despite this, she struggles to unlock the doors to her dreams of being a successful actress. Struggling to make ends meet, she lives in a state of constant insecurities.

Follow Penny's journey as her frustration grows and she is finally forced to make a choice about what she wants to do with her life. With an overwhelming love for her craft and an uncompromising burning passion for storytelling and acting, Penny realises that the only person who can help her change her life, is herself.

Penny tackles the issues of South Africa's theatre industry in a funny, thought provoking way. It is meta-theatre making serious statements about the arts in South Africa 21 years into our democracy. The director has used all the accoutrements of theatre, radio and film to create a performance that is highly theatrical and entertaining.

Penny was commissioned and produced by Gita Pather and the Wits Theatre for the 2015 So Solo Festival.

Zethu Dlomo is a film, television and theatre actress- and winner of the Naldi Theatre award for Best breakthrough performance is 2015. She has starred in several television series, movies and plays and is currently cast as "Maddie" in Black Sails.


Mon 20th Mar 7pm R120.00 R100.00

Tue 21st Mar 7pm R120.00 R100.00

Wed 22nd Mar 7pm R120.00 R100.00

Thu 23rd Mar 7pm R120.00 R100.00

Fri 24th Mar 7pm R120.00 R100.00

Sat 25th Mar 7pm R120.00 R100.00

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