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So What, Sara Fina!? A new play by Walmer students coming to the PE Opera House

Jul 25, 2018
So What, Sara Fina!? A new play by Walmer students coming to the PE Opera House

More than 40 years after the Soweto uprising, Walmer Youth is critically analyzing and reflecting on today’s legacy of those who fought for freedom in 1976, by telling the story of Sara Fina, a bright scholar from Walmer High School.

She finds herself in a predicament with no sign of getting a bursary. The last year of high school can be daunting for learners, as peer-pressure and studies mount.

Sara’s youthfulness and bravery is tested when she is forced to choose between society and a foreigner boyfriend from her school.

So What Sara Fina!? is a fast-paced, entertaining and thought provoking musical production presented by a cast with incredible talent and passion for the arts.

Everyone involved has something meaningful to contribute through their ideas, acting, singing and making; sharing stories and collaboratively producing a musical while finding new ways of exploring and narrating their own local stories.

The play is the brainchild of PE-based thespian Xabiso Zweni as writer and director, and Sivuyile Scott as musical director. The duo is supported by highly-talented choreographer Sibabalwe Ngewu.

Leads of the show include Yanelisa Matrose as Sara Fina, Sbusiso Kelemana as Tinashe, Ayabonga Tobi as Romeo and Nombulelo Shinga as Gogo. The cast is completed with 48 children and youth from Grade 6 to 12, in an hour of onstage music and fun.

Come see what everyone’s been raving about: So What, Sara Fina!? onstage at PE Opera House. It’s a show you do not want to miss!

So What, Sara Fina!? – The Musical

Saturday, 4 August 2018, 5:00 pm

PE Opera House

Free

Inquiries: Laura Klapper, laura@masifunde.org, 041 581 25 43

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