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‘Sizwe Banzi is Dead’ playwright Winston Ntshona Passes Away at 76



South African playwright, actor and anti-apartheid activist Winston Ntshona has died at the age of 76.

According to Times Live,  the Tony award winning playwright had been ill for the last 8 years

Speaking on his passing, his son Lawula said: “Thus far we are just reeling in shock but we are coming together as a family.”

Ntshona has won numerous awards for his contribution to theatre‚ including the prestigious Tony Award in 1975 for writing and acting in ‘Sizwe Banzi Is Dead’.

Photo Credit: Times Live

1 Comment

  1. loiloi

    August 4, 2018 at 5:17 pm

    Athol Fugard wrote Sizwe Bansi is Dead.
    Maybe he conrtibuted but Athol is the author.

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