Mutag out with ‘Final FaithFools’
Mzuzu University Theatre Arts Group (Mutag) continues to craft positive steps in the theatre industry and they are staging a play titled Final FaithFools.
The play will this weekend be staged in Lilongwe starting off with Lilongwe Teachers Training College today and then Kamuzu College of Nursing tomorrow night.
Renowned actor Misheck Mzumara, who is also a lecturer at Mzuzu University (Mzuni), said all was set for the two performances.
He said the play features Mzuni finest student performers.
Mzumara said the play was written and directed by Misheck Banda with him and William Maulidi as assistant directors.
“We are excited to come out with this production and we hope to take it to different places. For now, we are in Lilongwe,” said the actor, who has starred in several productions with Nanzikambe Arts.
Final FaithFools centres on the story of a man by the name of One Mountain, who travels all the way from his village in Lunzu to Lilongwe in search of a man who had impregnated his niece.
All they have with his niece is a photograph of the impregnator
and a name of a rest house where the niece slept with the man.
In their search, they cross paths with a prophet who calls himself ‘The last Prophet’.
The prophet having found that numbers are decreasing in his church embarks on a door to door, house-to-house and street-to-street crusades.
The three bump into a young and vibrant librarian whose self -imposed responsibility is to ensure that the reading culture is vibrant again-more especially among young girls.
“This is a hilarious comedy that will make you laugh throughout, the play brings in twists and turns that will keep you on your toes nonstop,” Mzumara said.
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