Playwright: Kate Liquorish // Director: Kyla Davis
Foursight explores a High-school killing a year after the event and is told through the experiences of 4 characters. In attempting to understand how and why it happened the play cracks open the shells of our education system, bullying in schools, the media, the teenage mind and the role of absent the parent, who is willing to take responsibility? The play tackles identity, prejudice, self-image, violence, abuse and tolerance. Few stones are left unturned.
Tiffany Hocking from The National School of the Arts:
Foursight is an insightful and entertaining show. Kate manages to portray a very serious and poignant topic in an entertaining yet sensitive way and engages her audience, whether learners or adults, amazingly well. This piece of theatre serves as an eye-opening look at what the youth of today faces daily.
Antoinette Dowds from Reddam High School:
Kate Liquorish’s play FOURSIGHT is cleverly conceived and masterfully executed. The students watched in awe as Kate transformed effortlessly from one character to another. FOURSIGHT is a wonderful play, skillfully performed. It was a privilege.
Jane McMurray from St Mary’s:
Foursight is a sensational display of the skill of one very talented actress. Kate channels the very essence of each character, finding the inner turmoil and conveying this convincingly. The play itself is provocative and an excellent vehicle to spark debate.
Phillipa Sandilands from St John’s:
Kate’s transition between the 4 characters she plays is flawless. Each character is so clearly conceived and performed convincingly both vocally and physically. It was a totally impressive and entertaining hour.
Duration: 60 minutes
Age Range: 14 years - 18 years
Grades: Grade 6 - Grade 11
Themes covered: Abuse, Change, Choices, Cultural diversity, Death, Discrimination, Family dynamics, Identity, Life skills, Morality, Prejudice, Racism, Relationships, Self-efficacy, Self-image, Tolerance, Violence
- Nominated for a Naledi: Best Play for Young Audiences
Festivals Attended/Performances at:
- Cape Town Fringe
- Festival of Fame at The National School of the Arts
Performed for the following schools:
St Johns, St Mary's, St Stithians, Southdowns College, King's School, Rodean, St Andrews, Lebone College, Pretoria High School for Girls, Woodlands College, Kingsmead, Reddam