Egoli – The Musical

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Egoli – The Musical is Xhosa musical written and composed by Bongani Titana

Also found as Egoli the Musical

The original text

The work tells of Madlamini's journey to search for her husband in Egoli, the big city of Johannesburg. While the musical is fully performed in the Xhosa language it is also narrated in English.

Translations and adaptations

Performance history in South Africa

2010: The play premiered at the Ikhwezi Festival, directed by Bongani Titana.

2015: A re-worked verion was selected for the Zabalaza Festival , winning four awards including Best Musical Director and Best of the Festival (I.e. Best Selling Production).

2015:Egoli was then invited to do a run at the Baxter Theatre and Cape Town Fringe 2015 and in

2016: it had two seasons of performance at Theatre Arts Admin and Masque Theatre.

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