LAMENTATIONS Written by: Rhorho Zolani Mnyamana Directed by: Samkelo Zihlangu Presented by: Uyilo Arts Academy ; Language: English & IsiXhosa Age: 13+ (No under 13s) Performed by: Ayakha Gwadela.
Lamentations explores the journey of a young girl, Nobuhle, who is kidnapped and forced into an arranged marriage. Her cries are dismissed by both her birth family and the one she’s about to enter, involuntarily. Her childhood is lost forever, when she is expected to produce offspring and with her life changing so drastically overnight, she has no option, but to cry.

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