Six Inches

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7 to 17 February 2018

Three women, one “hard” topic, strictly for adults only, written by Kristy Suttner.

Starring Bongile G Lecoge-Zulu, Dikelo Mamiala and Emilie Owen, produced by Ginger Cube Productions. Three unlikely friends share stories dealing with love, lust and everything between the sheets. The wedding might be over, but the bridesmaids have a long night ahead of them.

Meet Tshepo, affluent flamboyant and nothing short of fabulous. Witness her journey to self-disovery as she abadons her packaged life to satisfy her illicit curiosity.

Cat got out of bed on the wrong side of the convent. A Sex-lebrity – any position, she’s been there and done that and she’s not shy to let everyone know. A go-getter with everything going for her, except when it comes to matters of the heart.

Didi, seemingly, the oldest virgin that ever lived in comparison with her two friends with a world of experience in the opposite sex. This small town, wide-eyed girl has found a fit in this colorful friendship. In short, they are family. Fears, fantasies and fetishes feature in this behind the scenes, at a less than ordinary girls night.

Kristy Suttner (Director/Writer) is a singer, actress, director, producer and writer who is an active member both of the South African theatre community and the corporate entertainment circuit. Most recently, Kristy directed and co-created The Full Morty, a comedy meets cabaret piece, which has enjoyed success around the country; as well as Live Jukebox, an interactive music game show which has it’s Johannesburg premiere in December. Other career highlights include co-creating and directing Is Ja! which toured SA, and performing in Fiddler on the Roof at the Joburg Theatre.

Bongile G Lecoge-Zulu is a multi-faceted artist with a sound musical and performance talent. She graduated with a Bachelor of Music (Hons) from Wits University, majoring in flute performance and has completed an MA in Music Research. She has been involved in a number of collaborative artistic endeavours such as Waiting for Godot (dir. Kabi Thulo), Born in the RSA (dir. Warren Nebe), and one-woman act Miss Margarida’s Way (dir. Jessica Lejowa). Bongile has worked consistently to investigate the possibilities of merging music with other art forms. As such, more and more of her work follows a multidisciplinary trajectory in which she plays multiple artistic roles. Bongile is a full time member of the Drama for Life Playback Theatre Company.

Dikelo Mamiala has had a journey since graduating and working as a software developer. This took a detour from corporate, and is now a versatile singer, songwriter and actress. Her theatrical highlights include Hairspray and Evita. Another one of her great achievements to date has been coming runner up in the Castle Milk Stout Songwriters competition in 2014, where she performed alongside SA sensations, Micasa. Dikelo also co-produced and starred in the NAF 2015 and 2016 run of Six Inches.

Emilie Owen is a theatre actress, clown, improv-comedienne and singer. She completed her BA Dramatic Arts degree at the Wits University, majoring in Performance and Television/Film Production. She attended a Musical Theatre Summer Intensive at the Stella Adler Studio for Acting in New York, as well as the South African Indigo View Advanced Actors Academy. Emilie is a humanitarian clown for Clowns Without Borders SA, and has performed in a range of shows including the Vintage Varga Girls at Cantare Montecasino, Wretched and Maybe Baby, It’s You at the National Arts Festival, Seussical the Musical Jr, Heidi Jr and Coriolanus at the National Children’s Theatre (NCT), as well as Vanya, and Sonia, and Masha, and Spike at the Pieter Toerien Theatre. She is currently part of The Jittery Citizens improvisational troupe and, of course, starring in the sexy comedy Six Inches.

Venue: The Fringe, Joburg Theatre, Loveday St and Hoofd St, Braamfontein
Time: 8pm
Cost: R120

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