Besides the project being self-funded because of a lack of sponsors, Rebecca said that her story has brought up many memories from her past.
She told Sowetan that she was not able to walk until she was eight years old and that she was raped at a young age.
“I have tried to include most of the highlights of my life because they are too many. At some point I wanted to kill myself because I was hurting inside. The show seeks to show people that whatever pain you are experiencing , killing yourself is not a solution.”
The musical, Angingedwa: This is my story, will have a cast of 30 people.