Not knowing that she carries the keys, she is trapped and living in a cage. Just another case of Gender-Based Violence. Nothing to see here. Life goes on, or does it?

Written and directed by Mthokozisi Zulu, ‘FED’, tells the unfortunate story of many of our sisters, mothers, daughters and friends.

  • Ticket Price: R70.00
  • Genre: Theatre
  • Duration (minutes): 32mins
  • Ages: PG13
  • Release Date: July 08, 2021 01:00 - August 31, 2021 23:59
  • Language: English



Written & Directed by: Mthokozisi Zulu
Performance by: Mpume Ngwenya & Kwandi Mathonsi
Stage-management by: Sange Matebese
Lighting by: Michael Broderick
Costume Design by: Shanthi Naidoo
Violinist & Score Composer: Anita Ruscoe
Vocals by: Keah Rose (Silent Night) & Sean Blythe (Voiceover)
Filmed by: Jacobus van Heerdan


Mthokozisi Zulu is a Cum Laude Drama graduate from the Durban University of Technology. His theatrical productions include ‘Peter-Pan’, ‘Boesman and Lena’, ‘Waiting for Godot’, ‘The African Passion’, ‘The Diary of Adam and Eve’, ‘Super Mokoena’, ‘Mashu- The Musical’, ‘A Midsummer Nights Dream’, ‘Sinbad the Sailor’, ‘The Plays That Goes Wrong’, ‘Cinderella’, ‘Charlotte’s Web’, ‘Alice in Wonderland’, and ‘Crook’s Eye’. Mthokozisi represented South Africa at the Augenblic Mal Theatre Festival in Berlin and was chosen to facilitate the Next Generation Programme at the Assitej World Congress. He has been awarded the Mercury Durban Theatre Award, and in 2020 he was nominated for the Broadway World Awards for Performer Of The Decade.

His film productions include, ‘Everyone is a Suspect’, ‘Mob Justice’, ‘Judge Thenjiwe Khambule’, ‘Umgcagco Wezinyembezi’, and ‘Meet the Khambules’. He represented Africa at the Starke Stücke Arts Residency in Germany where he co-created a film titled ‘Lions and Liquids’. Mthokozisi was the Assistant Director in the 2019 young performers project, ‘Curtain Up’, in which he also played the lead role. He also wrote and directed the South African adaptation of ‘In-Control’ which toured around schools in KwaZulu-Natal. Mthokozisi wrote and directed ‘FED’ which had one night at Joburg Theatre and two nights at Seabrooke’s Theatre in Durban.