African story theatre

2007-12-13 00:00

CHRISTMAS entertainment South African style comes to the Playhouse from December 19 to December 30 with Gcina Mhlope’s story theatre piece, African Mother Christmas. The show features the internationally acclaimed writer and storyteller herself as the show’s narrator, along with a cast of 11 actors, singers and dancers. The story is set in Valley of a Thousand Hills.

According to Mhlope, the show brings to the stage celebrations with an African flavour, including the first tasting of the fruit, the planting of a garden and the end of harvest celebration. There is a life-size elephant puppet for Mother Christmas to ride, and lots of fun for the while family.

HOW TO BOOK

Tickets cost R45 (R35 for under 12s). Booking is through Computicket at 083 915 8000 or The Playhouse Company’s box office at 031 369 9540 during office hours.

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