Amazon Art Works showcases the Poisoned Apple play

The play is aimed at sensitising the society on gender based violence (GBV) and passion killings
The play is aimed at sensitising the society on gender based violence (GBV) and passion killings

A Molepolole theatre group called Amazon Art Works will showcase its new play titled The Poisoned Apple at Molepolole IHS Auditorium from tomorrow. On Saturday there will be two events at 2pm and 7pm while on Sunday it will start at 6pm.

Mlungisi Molelekeng and Lucas Segopa wrote the play while Amazon Art Works Theatre group administrator, Linda George coordinated it. In an interview with Arts & Culture, director of Ikakanyeng Performing Artists, Dops Baipidi said the objective of the production is to sensitise the society on gender based violence (GBV) and passion killings.

He said such issues are continuously occurring at an alarming rate especially in Molepolole. “The story is focused at GBV that leads to passion killings. it is a tragedy play about a young man named Kentse Senai played by Keorapetse Moeletsi who happened to kill his wife Precious Senai, played by Elizabeth Leuwe ,and her side lover "Flesh" after he caught them sleeping together in his house while he had been busy giving attention to his drinking buddies. ”Kentse ended up in jail and charged with murder. In prison, he shared his story with other inmates and it touched and changed their behaviour and their way of thinking.

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