Tea With Tigers
In 1995, South African President Nelson Mandela visited Betsie Verwoerd, the widow of the “Architect of Apartheid”, at her home in an all-white desert enclave. This play is not about that visit. It is, however, a fanciful, magical, non-linear musing on what might have happened that day.
PIET, a middle-aged white Afrikaner man
BETSIE, an old white Afrikaner woman
NELSON, an old African man, who also appears as a ZULU WARRIOR