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A Human Being Died That Night

EgoPo’s mainstage season kicks off with this searing account of the atrocities committed by the South African police forces under apartheid. This heart-rending play is adapted from the award-winning 2003 book by Pumla Gobodo-Madikizela, a psychologist who served on the Truth and Reconciliation Commission. Set in Pretoria Central Prison, the author is assigned to report on ex-officer Eugene de Kock, nicknamed Prime Evil. Pumla and Eugene are both forced to confront their understanding of humanity and the limits of forgiveness.

Note: Contains graphic descriptions of violence.


Nicholas Wright


Pumla Gobodo-Madikizela


Steven Wright


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Oct 24 - Nov 11, 2018
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