Blue/Orange: In conversation with Mark Solms & Sean Bauman

Posted by admin on February 9, 2015

Blue Orange IN CONVERSATION WITH MENTAL-HEALTH SPECIALISTS MARK SOLMS AND SEAN BAUMAN: The Baxter Theatre Centre will host a post-show discussion, centring on the questions and challenges posed by Joe Penhall’s award-winning play Blue/Orange, to the medical professionals treating mental illness. Professor Mark Solms, renowned neuropsychologist who pioneered the field of neuropsychoanalysis, will be in conversation with psychiatrist Dr Sean Baumann, whose diagnosis of Shrien Dewani recently made international headlines. Published experts in their fields, the psychiatric diagnosis in black and underprivileged communities will be raised and debated.

The theme of professional and personal boundaries between practitioner and patient will also be addressed in the conversation.

The special performance and post-show discussion will take place on Wednesday, 25 February, 2015, at 7pm, in the Baxter Golden Arrow Studio.

Tickets cost R130 and are available through Computicket on 0861 915 8000, online at or at any Shoprite Checkers outlet.

Written by Joe Penhall
Directed by Clare Stopford
Design by Patrick Curtis
Cast: Andrew Buckland, Nicholas Pauling and Marty Kintu

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