Sello Maake ka-Ncube, who has starred in many television shows, will portray the title role in a new theatre production.
Ka-Ncube is in The Report to an Academy, a theatre show that opens on July 5 at the State Theatre in Pretoria.
He is presently playing Daniel Nyathi on e.tv's soapie Scandal.
Written by Franz Kafka and directed by Karoly Pinter, The Report to an Academy is a one hander.
In the new play, Ka-Ncube plays the role of Red Peter. He is invited to deliver a report five years after his capture in the jungles of West Africa when a hunting expedition shoots and cages him for transportation back to Europe.