Spirit of Shakespeare in Africa
Theatre / Amazwi

NTSIKA, a black young actor deals with his dark past connected to his late father, VUYANI MANZINI. Ntsika is introduced to William Shakespeare who believes "A father's goal is for his son to surpass him or simply carry on the honor of the family name. To try and avoid any mishaps, fathers advise their sons using the experience they have gained throughout their own lifetimes." Ntsika needs to perform a certain ritual in order for his life to completely change for the better.

Production Credits


Writer: Thami aka Mbongo

Creative Director: Diana Maseko

Dramaturge: Allen Cebekhulu

Branding Manager: Ralton Nolan

About the Artists


AkaMbongo Foundation Pty Ltd is a South African non-profit organization founded by Thami aka Mbongo, a renowned artist dedicated to inspiring artists and communities about the transformative power of the arts. The Foundation aims to create a positive impact on society by promoting artistic expression, nurturing talent, and using art as a catalyst for social change



  • Venue: Amazwi
  • Location: Amazwi South African Museuem of Literature
  • Ticket price: ZAR 100.00
  • Programme type: The Fringe
  • Genre: Theatre
  • Duration: 50 min
  • Ages: 14+
    • Strong Language
June 22, 2024 18:00 - 18:50
June 23, 2024 16:00 - 16:50
June 24, 2024 20:00 - 20:50