From District Six to No Man’s Land

From left, are District Six Civic Association members Ighsaan Basardien and Fairuz Achmat-Basardien, director Jasmina Salie and her niece, Fatima Isaacs.

From District Six to No Man’s Land made its stage debut at Zonnebloem Nest Senior School Hall on Saturday.

It is directed by Jasmina Salie, who was 14 when she had to leave District Six to stay in Hanover Park. Her play, which includes 10 cast members who have never acted before, will next feature at the District Six Homecoming Centre, on Saturday December 15 and at the Baxter Theatre from Thursday December 20 until December 22.

Next year, the play will move to the Schotsche Kloof civic centre in Bo-Kaap on Saturday and Sunday January 12 and 13 and the Athlone civic centre on Saturday February 2.

Email Ms Salie at jasmina.salie@gmail.com for more information.