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Ashraf Johaardien

ASHRAF JOHAARDIEN

  (1974 - )

Nationality:    South African
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ashraf Johaardien is an internationally acclaimed playwright, performer and Arts manager. His award-winning plays have been produced at mainstream Theatres and festivals in South Africa, the UK, Ireland and the usA. He grew up in Cape Town and attended the United World College of the atlanic (UK) and the University of Cape Town. Playwrighting credits include Coloured Son X, Salaam Stories/Salaam, Happy endings are extra, Miracle and Stripped! Highlights as a performer include his solo performance of ecce Homo! which he adapted from Body Blows: Six Performances by performance artist Tim Miller; the role of the mute street kid in the original production of Suip; and the title role in the South African film Sando to Samantha which has been screened at film festivals in Cape Town, Johannesburg, New York, Toronto, Paris, San Francisco, Chicago, Turin, Adelaide, Bologna, Brussels, Melbourne and Lisbon. He currently resides in Johannesburg South Africa where he is the General Manager of the Arts & Culture Trust (aCT).

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        Coloured Son X         Happy Endings Are Extra         Miracle         Salaam         Stripped



Coloured Son X

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Compress   978-1919833064

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Happy Endings Are Extra

Happy Endings Are Extra
Cape Town. Gabriel and Chantelle are married. She thinks that she can cope with his bi-sexuality until he meets and falls in love with Chris, an under age rent boy

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Just Done,    978-1920169244

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Play/Drama. - - Gay, full length

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Miracle

Miracle
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Glasgow Arts Council

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Contained in "Freedom Spring" published by Waverley Books,    -

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Salaam

Salaam
The lives of the Muslim community in Cape Town

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also known As "Salaam Stories"

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PANSA Festival of New Writing    2002

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Just Done Productions 2007   978-1920169268

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Stripped

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Vince arrives in Johannesburg to visit his friend Phil. He is met at the airport by Phil's sister, Nikki. She thinks he has come for Phil's funeral but he does not know that Phil has commited suicide. Nikki is shocked to learn that Vince is a stripper. Vince meets Phil's partner Ray. Ray has hooked up with Alex who he met in a bar. Alex is in love with aiden an American diplomat.

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Genre:
Gay, full length

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Male:  5            Female:  1            Other:  -

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