KAPUT (Fresco Theatre)

Performed by: Fresco Theatre

Director: James Cuningham

No playwright listed

Comedy-drama. In a country on the Mediterranean Sea that has seen many decades of war, two brothers live a peaceful, unfettered existence. Then a foreign occupation disrupts their lives in unimaginable ways.

Kaput has played to many school audiences, including the National Schools Festival in Grahamstown 2012, with an over-whelming audience response.

Directed by James Cuningham (Jutro; Black and Blue; Sunday Morning), featuring Helen Iskander (Planet B; The Famished Road; Baobabs Don’t Grow Here), Taryn Bennett (Sie Weiss Alles; Doctor Collinger’s Funeral Services), Dorian Burstein (Pictures of You).


65 minutes
Recommended Age:
No min or max grade set
Recommended Grade:
Grade 9 – Grade 12
English (first language) No second language listed.
Curriculum Connection:
Dramatic Arts, History, Social Sciences
Themes Covered:
Abuse, Change, Environmental awareness, Gender roles, National/global conflicts, Relationships, Survival, Violence


Festivals attended: National Schools Festival in Grahamstown (2012)