Homegirls

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A musical play workshopped and written by Aubrey Sekhabi (1997).

Subject

Song-and-dance about four singers who work in a group, performing music that ranges from reggae to North African kwasa-kwasa to a local brew of mbaqanga, gospel and Afro-pop.

Performance history in South Africa

Premièred at the Grahamstown Festival 1997, staged by the North West Arts Council and directed by Aubrey Sekhabi, with an all-female cast including Consolation Ntulwana, Wendy Sekupha and Slindile Nodangala, with choreography by Ellington Mazibuko, lighting design by Dennis Hutchinson and set design by Nadya Cohen.

Translations and adaptations

Sources

National Arts Festival programme, 1997.

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