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Comedy fiesta lights up Theatre in the Park

It was an interesting week of jokes and jibes during the five-day comedy fiesta that ended at Theatre in the Park yesterday.
Fascinating comedians took turns to entertain audiences in the park with their exciting comedy lines.

Edgar Langeveldt, Michael K, Doc Vikela and Bulawayo-based Clive Chigubhu proved why comedy should have a permanent slot a Theatre in the Park.

Tackling social, economic and political issues in satiric and comic ways, the comedians drove home serious points. They highlighted various daily experiences that most people go through and suggested funny solutions to serious problems that people encounter.

Themes like domestic violence, infidelity and social relations took centre stage at the park.

They joked about Mr Ugly, President Robert Mugabe’s publicised utterances about Jamaican men, African dance styles and the feud between Gideon Gono and Munyaradzi Kereke among other topical issues.

Producers of the show said the fiesta’s main objective was to bring the fast-growing genre of stand-up comedy closer to the people while keeping in sight issues that are topical in our society.

It was a second comedy slot at Theatre in the Park after Simuka Comedy was held in August as a trial run.

Daves Guzha, producer of Theatre in the Park, said: “The trial

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