Statements After an Arrest Under the Immorality Act

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It’s South Africa under an apartheid government. The Immorality Act of 1957 prohibited sex between a white person and a non-white person.    

A coloured* man and a white woman’s relationship is in a fragile state. They meet in secret, in the back of a library, until they are spotted by a neighbour who reports them. Exposed and vulnerable, an inspector shines a spotlight on their relationship, and we see their fight for respect, dignity and freedom.  

This is a powerful and moving play about love, heartbreak and fragility. 

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*Coloured, as defined in the script, refers to an ethnic group in South Africa who are composed primarily of persons with multiple heritages - also sometimes known as Cape Coloureds.

 

Online premiere: Thursday 21 January at 7.30pm

Available until Tuesday 26 January

 

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