"Heartwarming and full of life. The music taps into a deep wellspring of harmony."- The New York Times

 

"Beautiful, deeply moving, and triumphant!"- Chicago Tribune

This joyful musical is a love story set in post-apartheid South Africa which features Ladysmith Black Mambazo, the internationally acclaimed singing group that gained worldwide popularity through Paul Simon's Graceland album. 

Artists

  • Eric SimonsonDirector
  • Rob Milburn & Michael BodeenSound Design
  • Kenya BromeLila
  • Cheryl Lynn BruceMa Alina
  • Sandra A. DaleySissy
  • Leelai DemozWelcome
  • La Tonya HagansSue Sue / Ma Mkhise / Percussionist
  • Nathan HintonBongani
  • Michael T. KachingweNsizwa and Keo
  • Erika LavonnNomathemba
  • Michael Anthony WilliamsNdikko
  • Ladysmith Black MambazoMusic
  • Ntozake Shange, Joseph Shabalala, and Eric SimonsonBook and Lyrics
  • Joseph ShabalalaOriginal Music
  • Loy ArcenasScenic Design
  • Kärin KopischkeCostume Design
  • Kenneth PosnerLighting Design

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