'Through Positive Eyes' now showing at Soweto Theatre

‘Through Positive Eyes’ now showing at Soweto Theatre

Get to the Soweto Theatre in Johannesburg between 20 and 30 August 2013 to see the inspiring play called Through Positive Eyes, a new piece of South African theatre, and you shall not be disappointed.

Through Positive Eyes is nestled in the Drama For Life Sex Actually Festival and its storytelling bridges the gap between real life and organic theatre making.

The new play also has the power to transform deeply personal testimony into a shared, indelibly theatrical experience.

Through Positive Eyes pays trubute to some of South Africa’s true heroes at the forefront of the HIV/AIDS battle, meaning individuals who have dedicated their lives to ensure that others are served and saved, yet whose names history might never record.

The play previewed to a select audience at the 2012 DFL Sex Actually Festival, and it featured at the Maitisong Festival in Botswana this year to considerable acclaim.

Through Positive Eyes is a collaboration between Drama for Life and Themba Interactive. The two partners are proud to present their production with the Art and Global Health Center at the University of California (Los Angeles), and internationally acclaimed photographer Gideon Mendel.

Drama for Life and Themba Interactive would like to express their gratitude for the photographs, the words, the stories, and the inspiration of Betty, Bhekisisa, Bongi, Chris, Gugu, Gladys, Lindiwe, Ludick, Mgladzo, Mlungisi, Phindile, and Zandi.

Drama for Life would like to thank its funders for making the project possible: Business and Arts South Africa, Flow Communicatons, ELM Mission, Deutsche Gesellschaft für internationale Beziehungen GmbH, ProHelvetia, Themba Trust UK, Wits Arts and Literature Experience, Wits School of Arts and the University of the Witwatersrand.

Photo: The cast of Through Positive Eyes

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One Response to ‘Through Positive Eyes’ now showing at Soweto Theatre

  1. ShechanCaroline July 13, 2014 at 11:35 am #

    I have been suffering from HIV/AIDS since 9yrs now, and i happen to have 2 kids for my husband, and now we cannot proceed to have another kids all because of my disease and now i have do all what a human like i and my husband can do just to get my disease healed, i have went to several places to seek for help not even one person could ever help, until i melt a comment on the daily news paper that was commented by Miss Jane about how this powerful traditional doctor help her get cured of the disease (HIV-AIDS) ” my fellow beloved” i firstly taught having a help from a spiritual traditional healer was a wrong idea, but i think of these, will i continue to stress on these disease all day when i have someone to help me save my life?” so i gather all my faiths and put in all interest to contact him through his Email address at okutemple@gmail.com , so after i have mailed him of helping get my disease cured, i respond to me fast as possible that i should not be afraid, that he is a truthful and powerful doctor which i firstly claimed him to be. So after all set has been done, he promise me that i will be healed but on a condition that i provide him some items and obeyed all his oracle said. I did all by accepting his oracle fact and only to see that the following week Dr oku mail me on my mail box that my work is successfully done with his powers, i was first shocked and later arise to be the happiest woman on earth after i have concluded my final test on the hospital by my doctor that i am now HIV- Negative. My papers for check are with me and now i am happy and glad for his miraculous help and power.With these i must to everyone who might seek for any help, either for HIV cure or much more to contact him now at these following email now,Email:okutemple@gmail.com ” sir thank you so much for your immediate cure of my disease, i must say for curing my disease, i owe you in return. Thanks and be blessed sir.My name is Jennifer His Email address
    is:okutemple@gmail.com