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A Man Of Good Hope

Young Vic

Olivier Award-winners The Isango Ensemble return to the Young Vic with A Man Of Good Hope, a musical following one refugee’s epic venture across Africa.

Olivier Award-winners The Isango Ensemble return to the Young Vic with A Man Of Good Hope, a musical following one refugee’s epic venture across Africa.

Adapted from Jonny Steinberg’s riveting book, the show centres on Asad, a young Somali refugee seeking to flee his painful past.

With a smart eye for business and some miraculously good luck on his side, he hustles in the streets of Ethiopia until he is ready to set off for the promised land: South Africa. But it’s what he finds upon his arrival that really changes his life.

A true story, Asad’s epic quest bursts from the stage with show-stopping song and roof-lifting dance accompanied on the marimba, transporting audiences to the heartland of the continent. With a 2008 Olivier Award-winning revival of The Magic Flute to their name already, The Isango Ensemble are sure to provide an astounding on-stage tale not to be missed.

Previews From
06/10/2016

Opening Night
13/10/2016

Closing Night
12/11/2016

Nearest Tube
Waterloo, Southwark

Nearest Train
Waterloo, Waterloo East

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Cast & Creative

Cast

Noluthando Boqwana, Ayanda Eleki, Zamile Gantana, Sifiso Lupuzi, Pauline Malefane, Bongiwe Mapassa, Zanele Mbatha, Katlego Mmusi, Zoleka Mpotsha, Busisiwe Ngejane, Sonwabo Ntshata, Luvo Rasemeni, Masakane Sotayisi, Luvo Tamba, Ayanda Tikolo

Creative

Director - Mark Dornford-May

Producer - Young Vic and Isango Ensemble Production, co-produced by Royal Opera and Repons Foundation

Conductor - Mandisi Dyantyis

Lighting Designer - Mannie Manim

Movement Director - Lungelo Ngamlana

Author - Jonny Steinberg

Music By - Mandisi Dyantyis & Pauline Malefane

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