Edinburgh Fringe Favorite 'Itsoseng' To Transfer To West End

 What's On Stage is reporting that the South African play Itsoseng will transfer next month to the Soho Theatre in London. The play won the "Fringe First" award at Edinburgh today.

The play is written and performed by Royal Shakespeare Company and Baxter Theatre 2007 Brett Goldin Bursary recipient Omphile Molusi. "A powerful and vital new play exploring the fortunes and personalities of a South African Township before and after the "miracle" of the "new democracy" of 1994"

Itsoseng translates to "Wake yourselves up". 

The success of the play began when Molusi won the Brett Goldin Bursary which allowed to travel from South Africa to Stratford-upon-Avon to study with RSC. The program was established for Brett Goldin Bursary, a South African actor who was killed just days before he was scheduled to leave to join the company of Hamlet at the Baxter Theatre. 

The play is directed by Tina Johnson and presented in London by Richard Jordan Productions Ltd. and Soho Theatre in association with Pleasance and The Baxter Theatre Centre, University of Cape Town.





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