Kwa Mashu X Prisoners which their lives had a turning point after serving long sentences of different criminal acts. Some people don\’t change after serving long sentences in jail they come out and continue with their anti-social activities. But for the Just don\’t cast members prison was a place where their lives completely changed from being trouble makers to become responsible members of the community of Kwa Mashu.To do away with crime was not good enough for them that\’s why they came together and approached an internationally acclaimed Durban based playwright Edmund Mhlongo to help them to put together a drama on crime awareness. Edmund Mhlongo was in support of this movement since he already had a script of the production about crime.This production is different from other production written and directed by Edmund Mhlongo. One of the things that make this production unique is that it only consist of 9 cast members and there is no band they do African acappela music.
Kwa Mashu have been known as a high crime rate zone in Durban where on the other hand it have international actors singers ,politicians and Successful Business people coming from this township. The cast members of Just don\’t have made a dramatic change in their lives since they have established themselves as the professional actors. This production have a strong impact since it is based on a true story and their experience from each of the cast members.