Amazing African musicals don’t come along often. “Shona The Musical Choir” is a rare phenomenon indeed. It brings together a mixed cast of black and white characters which is unusual in African musicals. The wonderful costumes, the intoxicating music, the powerful story is all skillfully told by an insanely talented cast.
The Lion King has been a torch-bearer for African inspired musicals for years, “Shona The Musical Choir” is that new kid on the block which will delight and amaze in equal measure. The story is based on recent events in Zimbabwe. Under Robert Mugabe, Zimbabwe burned and the lives of its black and white citizens were thrown into turmoil.
“Shona The Musical Choir” captures the drama of these events and hits its audience in the solar plexus with its sheer audacity. If you are looking for a theatrical experience that will change you forever, come see “Shona The Musical Choir.”
With an eclectic musical score, exuberant dancing, rhythmic drumming, colourful costumes and a diverse cast, Shona the Musical Choir is a contemporaty portrayal of people’s lived experiences in post-colonial Africa.
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