WINDHOEK, APR. 16 – The National Theatre of Namibia (NTN), under its Theatre Zone Project, brings you, will host a play entitled Tales of Roses in Concrete on the 26th & 27th of April 2018, 20h00 at the NTN Backstage.
Written and Directed by, Ashwyn Mberi, under the mentorship of renowned Theatre
practitioner Tanya Terblanche, Tales of Roses in Concrete is a thought provoking play, set out
to challenge and or illuminate, you as an audience member.
This is a story about Bantu an artist, a black fantasy writer exorcising his demons through the
written word. On a deadline evening, with inspiration dry and pressure from his agent
mounting, he interviews other artists to draw parallels with his own journey.
The Cast features, award winning Actor in Theatre and Film, Ndinomholo Ndilula as Bantu.
Kaarina Nambinga and Natasha who both acted on the NTN stage before will take on the roles
of Linda, Bantu’s ex-lover a very calm and reflective young lady and Nomzamo, an Editor,
who is very confident, official in conduct, strong-willed and assertive but internally troubled;
Newcomers, Charlene Mubita, Fesse Amunyela and Keith Vries will all make their debut as
Mubita will take on the role of Trish, Bantu’s sister with the demeanour of an otherwise happy
child, but also very confident, observant and emotionally mature. While the charismatic and
charming rapper, Amunyela will play the very outspoken and ‘conscious’ Thabiso Black, a rap
artist with a poetic presence.
Vries plays Jonas, Bantu’s Manager, a hustler of note; very confident, commands the room, a
fast talker; who is always on the move, always has be somewhere…and forever dressed in a
Tickets for this paly are available at all Computicket outlets nationwide as well as the NTN
Box Office at N$50 for general access and N$30 for students and pensioners.