Warrick Frank and Jayshree Parasuramen were exceptional in their respective roles.
Bursts of laughter and applause warmed the atmosphere at the Sastri College Academic and Conference Centre as crowds were entertained by the cast of ‘Guptured’.
The comedic satire premiered on July 12 and aimed to make people aware of social issues and lightly touched on political scandals relating to state capture, the Guptas and Eskom’s load-shedding.
The star-studded cast featured Jayshree Parasuramen, who has been established in the arts for more than two decades and is a household name as she ensures that commuters get home safely with her East Coast Radio (ECR) traffic reports, Warrick Frank, an ECR presenter, actor and CEO of the Warrick Frank Drama Academy and lastly, welcoming a newcomer to the industry, Anele Nene, who has performed in several local productions.
The play was co-written by Jayshree Parasuramen, Denny and Sandro Thaver and directed by well-known production director, Matjamela Motloung.
Double celebrations were in order since Sastri College, who provided the platform for the production, also celebrated the school’s 90th anniversary, this year.
Principal, Santhosh Rajcoomar, enlightened the crowd on the school’s history during the apartheid era and the struggles endured towards educational freedom for all.
The night ended with a huge ‘thank you’ from the cast for the public’s support. They urged guests to spread the word and catch the next show of ‘Guptured’.