Playwright: Clinton Marius // Director: Clinton Marius and Dhaveshan Govender
Written by Clinton Marius (writer and creator of the hit comedy soapie, Lollipop Lane, and the multi-award-winning stage production The Fantastical Flea Circus), this story teaches children the valuable lessons of self-acceptance, friendship, listening to parents, eating healthily, exercising, how damaging bullying can be, and that anything is possible if you put your mind to it.
iPuppeti stars two of Lollipop Lane’s much-loved performers, Shika Budhoo (The Fantastical Flea Circus, Shika-land, Spice ‘n Stuff, Jimbo) and Mpume Mthombeni (Tin Bucket Drum, Amagamma Amathathu, Brer Rabbit & Friends, Godspell), and is directed by Clinton Marius and Dhaveshan Govender.
Duration: 55 minutes
Themes covered: Body awareness, Choices, Creativity, Discrimination, Group dynamics (peer pressure), Identity, Imagination, Intra/interpersonal conflicts, Life skills, Morality, Prejudice, Relationships, Self-image, Tolerance