Based on the novel by Athol Fugard, Tsotsi, the Musical tells the powerful story of a hardened township criminal whose life changes forever after a bungled mugging leaves him caring for a stranger’s baby. With music composed by singer-songwriter Zwai Bala, and book and lyrics by Mkhululi Mabija, this gritty, contemporary musical adaptation is directed by award winners Neil Coppen and Khayelihle Dominique Gumede, with choreography by Standard Bank Young Artist Thandazile ‘Sonia’ Radebe, lighting by Kobus Rossouw and costumes by Noluthando Lobese.
Hip-hop artist Mxolisi “Zuluboy” Majozi stars as Tsotsi, with an outstanding supporting cast including Msizi Njapha, Busisiwe Ngejane, Bianca Le Grange, Kgomotso Matsunyane, Lindani Nkosi, Katlego Letsholonyana, Thembisile Ntaka, Thembalethu Zwele, Royston Stoffels, Ayanda Nhlangothi and Nhlanhla Mahlangu. Tsotsi, the Musical is funded by the National Lotteries Commission and supported by the Western Cape Government Cultural Affairs and Sport department.
Date: 8 – 17 Febraury, 2018 | Venue: Artscape Theatre, Cape Town | Booking: through Computicket
Previews: Thursday 08/02/18 at 19:30 | Friday 09/02/18 at 19:30
Official opening: Saturday 10/02/18 at 19:30
Tuesday 13/02/18 at 19:30
Wednesday 14/02/18 at 11:00
Wednesday 14/02/18 at 19:30
Thursday 15/02/18 at 19:30
Friday 16/02/18 at 19:30
Saturday 17/02/18 at 14:00
Saturday 17/02/18 at 19:30