‘Imbilini…my friend!’: Play about friendship & prejudice debuts at The Baxter

A deep and profound friendship is put to the test between two young men in ‘Imbilini…my friend!’ debuting at The Baxter this June.



A deep and profound friendship is put to the test between two young men in ‘Imbilini…my friend!’ debuting at The Baxter this June. Image supplied


A FRIENDSHIP IS PUT TO THE TEST IN ‘IMBILINI…MY FRIEND!’


Powerful, potent and funny, the physical theatre two-hander explores trust, empathy and that of being the other.

A deep and profound friendship is put to the test between two young men who must grapple with issues of poverty, alcoholism, prejudice, society’s beliefs about albinism and the harshness of urban life, all which pose challenges to the bond between the two.


Imbilini…my friend! was selected from a cohort of 10 creatives who attended The Baxter Masambe Playlab, a four-month long, writing residency which was held at the Baxter last year and which offered writers time, space, peer-to-peer mentoring and financial resources to create new work, as part of the Baxter’s Platform for Special Talent programme.


Read more on the original article : https://www.thesouthafrican.com/culture/entertainment/imbilini-my-friend-friendship-prejudice-albinism-baxter-theatre/


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