The Caucasian Chalk Circle

The Caucasian Chalk Circle is a classical play written by Bertolt Brecht and produced by Menzi Khwane Creations for matric learners.

It is a play within a play and it begins with two groups of farmers who are deciding who should own a piece of land. In the middle of the discussion, a group of players is called to enact a play that will help them decide.

The play within this play tells the story of a kitchen maid who escaped a raid with a noble child and travels back after a long time with the child to later claim it as her own. The dispute over the child reflects the dispute over the land.

Date: 30 September

Time: 3pm

Price: From R150

Venue address: SA State Theatre, 320 Pretorius St, Pretoria Central, Pretoria

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Wheelchair accessibility: Yes


Tel: +27 12 392 4000