Amandla Cultural Ensemble on SA stages for the first time


Pretoria, 4 December 2015 - A world renowned protest theatre production is showing on home soil for the very first time. The musical, Amandla' retells South African history and culture.

JOHANNESBURG – A theatre production directed and produced by renowned South African musician Jonas Gwangwa will be showing for the first time in the country at the State Theatre.

The production, Amandla, retells South African history and culture.

The production looks at  Umkhonto we Sizwe cadres who put down their weapons and took up protest using theatre while they were in exile.

The show weaves through  South African history and culture, from pre-colonial times to the early days of Madiba.

The world protest theatre production has taken 25 years and 40 stages around the world to get home.

The production is running on Friday and Saturday with hopes of a national and international tour.

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