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Sat 16 May - Sat 23 May

Isango Ensemble – The Mysteries

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Isango Ensemble – The Mysteries

Sat 16 May - Sat 23 May

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Sat 16 May - Sat 23 May

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In England of the Middle Ages, the Mystery Plays developed, bringing biblical stories to the streets. Isango Ensemble’s brilliantly inventive version has been seen and celebrated by audiences around the world from Australia to London’s West End.

This is a totally South African version of the Mystery Plays which tell the biblical story from
creation to resurrection with song and dance. The Creation, Adam and Eve, Cain and Abel, Noah, The Nativity, The Miracles, The Crucifixion and The Resurrection all will be told in Xhosa, Zulu, English, Latin and Afrikaans with choral music, a capella singing, township percussion and dance.

ISANGO ENSEMBLE

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.

 


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Adapted and Directed by

Mark Dornford-May

Music by

Mandisi Dyantyis

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