As the audience emerged following the highly unsettling look into the fictional future of the country, there was much to talk about outside the venue, and a family who had come up to Grahamstown from Mthatha to see some of the shows most certainly seemed to be rocked by the finale.
Conrad sets her play in the year 2024, when the populace are baying for blood and demanding reparations for the sins of the former white government. Land and economic reparations are also part of the deal that the former apartheid victims want to see become a reality.
The Supreme Cadre, powerfully performed by Tankiso Mamabolo, is the new leader, assisted by her political adviser Bhavik Mahommed, incisively played by a grey-haired Kiroshan Naidoo.
A massive celebration is planned, and Twitter celeb and YouTube sensation Marco Adonis is brought on to tweet the event. Hannelie, an Afrikaans graduate from Paarl, well-executed (and that's no pun) by Emma Kotze, is led to believe she's come first in a contest and meets up with Marco when she's brought in to join the celebration, or so they both initially believe.