Coal Yard

Coal Yard” follows the events that mark the transition from boyhood to manhood in the life of Tshepo, a young man who runs away from home at the beginning of the play because his father is sexually abusing him. Tshepo goes to stay with his older friend and mentor, Samson, who gets him to work at the coal yard where he works. The exploitive Mr. Naidoo is running the coal yard. At first, Tshepo struggles with the work – and Mr. Naidoo deducts money from both his and Samson’s pay.

While on duty, Tshepo also meets the beautiful Matshepo – who does not take this “coal yard boy” seriously at first. However, when he convinces her to see how it goes, Tshepo proves a disappointment in bed. Tshepo’

April 18 @ 18:00 — April 20 @ 18:00

Andre Huguenet Theatre

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