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Spice Drum Beat – Ghoema

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About the Show Less...

Enjoy the beat of the spice drum in this vibrant fusion of original song by Kramer & Petersen and folk songs that evolved more than a hundred and fifty years ago in Cape Town. Read More >

Delving deep into Cape Town’s early slave history, when the Dutch first settled in South Africa, Spice Drum Beat transforms both old and recent Cape musical history into a highly entertaining and theatrical experience.

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Important Dates & Timing

Previews From: 06/12/2006

Opening Night: 11/12/2006

Closing Night: 27/01/2007

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Cast & Creative


Jody Abrahams, Loukmaan Adams, Munthir Dullisear, Zenobia Kloppers, Carmen Maarman.


Director - David Kramer

Lighting Designer - Gert du Preez & David Kramer

Set Designer - Julian Davids

Sound - Akbar Khan & Graham Muir

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