Old Soul Waiting

Film  /  Theatre

What happens when you discover that you’re trapped inside an old soul?
Old Soul Waiting tells the story of Bongeziwe through a cyclical dream state. She remembers growing up in an orphanage and then being raised by an elderly woman (umakhulu). She doesn’t understand how she wakes up years, days or months later restrained in an isolated white room, where she sees an old soul (spiritual being), and is examined and treated by a nurse. Through the examination and treatment, Bongeziwe falls in and out of sleep and is visited by her makhulu in her dreams to warn her about this place. One woman. Two personalities. Which woman do we believe?

  • Ticket Price: R150.00
  • Genre: Theatre
  • Duration (minutes): 40
  • Ages: 12+
  • Release Date: June 27, 2022 00:00 - July 31, 2022 23:59
  • Language: English, isiZulu



Director: Hulisani Ndou
Assistant Director: Slindile Mthembu
Written by: Slindile Mthembu
Executive Producer: Mabu Art Foundation
Creative Producer: Slindile Mthembu
Cast: Slindile Mthembu, Nhlakanipho Mkongi and Thulile Mthembu
Movement by: Slindile Mthembu and Nhlakanipho Mkongi
Music composed and performed by: Thembinkosi Mavimbela
Set: Hulisani Ndou, Slindile Mthembu and special thanks to Wits theatre for providing the set
Costumes: Nadia Kruger from the Wits School Of Arts Wardrobe.
Artworks by: Makaziwe Radebe, Mvelo Mahlangu and Manyaku Mashilo