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January 1917 – 823 South African men board the SS Mendi in Cape Town, volunteers for the British Army bound for the Western Front.
SS Mendi: Dancing the Death Drill is a powerful, moving and at times wickedly funny celebration of the men on board, based on Fred Khumalo’s historical novel and with an extraordinary soundscape of favourites such as ‘Pack Up Your Troubles’ to South African laments. The play’s recent run at the Royal Opera House in London received huge critical acclaim.
Co-commissioned by 14-18 NOW and Nuffield Southampton Theatres
The Olivier Award-winning South African ensemble are coming to York for a specially-curated season of their extraordinary work: The Magic Flute, SS MENDI: Dancing the Death Drill and The Mysteries: Yimmimangaliso. Isango re-imagine theatre classics in a South African setting, using artists drawn mainly from Cape Town townships, and have produced work at the Young Vic, Royal Opera House, Théâtre du Châtelet in Paris and across the USA. Their joyous and passionate music theatre is an inspirational and uplifting experience for any audience.
UP TO 25% OFF WITH SEASON TICKET – book 3+ selected shows and enjoy great savings with free ticket exchanges if your plans change! Available on Alone in Berlin, The Magic Flute, SS MENDI: Dancing the Death Drill, The Mysteries: Yimmimangaliso, The Glee Club, A Bunch of Amateurs, Quality Street, Shandyland and Pippi Longstocking.
A Nuffield Southhampton Theatres and Isango Ensemble
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