Gripping drama “Tip-ex” to debut at 6th annual Zabalaza Theatre Festival

Julian CleophasMarch 2, 20162min40

“Tip-ex” the gripping drama written, directed and performed by Lauren Hannie will make its official debut at the 6th annual Zabalaza Theatre Festival 11 – 19 March 2016, hosted at the Baxter Theatre, Cape Town. The show by Hannie, tells the story about a woman, Katie Williams, who through music and storytelling allows the audience into her life.


Katie Williams grew up in a very typical coloured community on the Cape Flats. She has always been different from a young age and when she realises she has feelings for the same sex, she confesses this to her family. The information is not taken lightly, to such an extent that a male relative trying to “fix Katie”, decides to rape her. Find all the show details below…



Written & Directed by: Lauren Hannie

Music written by: Maxine Ceasar

Performed by Lauren Hannie, Mellisa Johannisen, Maxine Ceasar

Performance dates:

Monday 14th March @ 8pm

Tuesday 15th March @ 3.30pm

Wednesday 16th March @ 6.30pm

Ticket Price: R30 (ZAR)

Location: Baxter Theatre

The topic of Rape is a huge one in our society, corrective rape being an aligning issue. 

The show is performed with a mixture of English and Afrikaans. 

Bookings can be made via Computicket


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