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Friday, October 18, 2019 8:00 PM
Sunday, October 20, 2019 4:00 PM // Power Center

Isango Ensemble
A Man of Good Hope

Events
Performance
Q&A
 

“Spirited, wrenching, and often sublime…[The ensemble] is part of what makes the show so powerful…A reminder of what a mighty force empathy in the theater can be.” (New York Times)

Experience the riveting true story of a Somali refugee with a painful past, miraculous good luck, and a brilliant head for business, told through roof-lifting songs and dance accompanied on marimbas. Listen to a preview from NPR:


Isango Ensemble is a South African theater company that draws its artists from the townships surrounding Cape Town. The company reimagines classics from the Western theater canon while finding new context for the stories within a South African township setting, thereby creating inventive work relevant to the heritage of the nation and a “joyful fusion of two cultures.” (Boston Globe)

Please note: This performance contains strong depictions of violence

Join a post-performance artist Q&A immediately following the Friday, October 18 performance.

Thank You to Our Sponsors

PRINCIPAL SPONSOR

SUPPORTING SPONSOR

  • Herbert S. and Carol L. Amster Endowment Fund

FUNDED IN PART BY

  • Wallace Endowment Fund

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10/18/19 8:00 PM
10/20/19 4:00 PM

Power Center

Isango Ensemble
A Man of Good Hope

Events
Performance
Q&A
Starting at $30 (+ fees)
$12-20 student tickets available

“Spirited, wrenching, and often sublime…[The ensemble] is part of what makes the show so powerful…A reminder of what a mighty force empathy in the theater can be.” (New York Times)

Experience the riveting true story of a Somali refugee with a painful past, miraculous good luck, and a brilliant head for business, told through roof-lifting songs and dance accompanied on marimbas. Listen to a preview from NPR:


Isango Ensemble is a South African theater company that draws its artists from the townships surrounding Cape Town. The company reimagines classics from the Western theater canon while finding new context for the stories within a South African township setting, thereby creating inventive work relevant to the heritage of the nation and a “joyful fusion of two cultures.” (Boston Globe)

Please note: This performance contains strong depictions of violence

Join a post-performance artist Q&A immediately following the Friday, October 18 performance.

Thank You to Our Sponsors

PRINCIPAL SPONSOR

SUPPORTING SPONSOR

  • Herbert S. and Carol L. Amster Endowment Fund

FUNDED IN PART BY

  • Wallace Endowment Fund
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