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Ubom! presents a six-day drama festival

Date Released: Fri, 1 December 2017 14:26 +0200

The Ubom! Eastern Cape Theatre Company will host a jam packed annual Christmas festival for Grahamstown residents from this Saturday, 2 to 11 December.  This year the festival shows will be spread across multiple Grahamstown venues in order to reach a wider audience.

“Ubom! is a non-profit company that aims to develop, grow, and maintain a thriving arts environment in the Eastern Cape. We work to develop audiences, community groups and professionals in the area, creating performances that are dynamic, relevant, accessible, taboo-breaking and of the highest theatrical calibre,” said Katlego Gabashane of Ubom!

The first performance of the festival will be held at the Rhodes University Great Hall on Saturday, 2 December from 10am.

The rest of the schedule is as follows:

Saturday, 2 December at 13h00 – BB Zondani Hall (Tantyi Location)

Monday, 4 December at 10h00 - Ethembeni Old Age Home (Joza) and at

12pm – Fort England Hospital.

Tuesday, 5 December at 10h00 - Somerset Place

Wednesday, 6 December at 10h00 - Somerset Place Old Age Home and at

12h00 – Themba TB Hospital

Thursday, 7 December at 10h00 - Brookshaw Old Age Home

Friday, 8 December at 10h00 - McKaizer Old Age Home

Monday, 11 December at 10h00 - Raphael Centre (@ Botanical gardens)

There is no cover charge for all performances, but donations are welcome

Source:Communications