Miriam Makeba News

 
Date Of Birth:
March 04, 1932
Date Of Death:
November 09, 2008 (76)
Birth Place:
Johannesburg
Gender: Female
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Miriam Makeba News

Date of Birth: March 04, 1932
Date of Death: November 09, 2008 (76)
Birth Place: Johannesburg
Gender: Female
Artscape To Celebrate Heritage Festival In Grand StyleArtscape To Celebrate Heritage Festival In Grand Style
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2017

Artscape Theatre Centre's 2017 Heritage Festival is set to take you through a memorable journey of indigenous, contemporary and international artistic works in dance, music and jazz in celebration of our diverse cultures and identities. (more...)

KING KONG Sells Out Cape Town Run; Return Season AnnouncedKING KONG Sells Out Cape Town Run; Return Season Announced
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2017

The Eric Abraham and Fugard Theatre production of KING KONG has sold out its Cape Town first run. The show ends at the Fugard Theatre on 2 September before transferring to the Mandela Theatre at the Joburg Theatre in Johannesburg from 12 September until 8 October. (more...)

Jazz at Lincoln Center Announces 2017 'Sessions at the Circle' SeriesJazz at Lincoln Center Announces 2017 'Sessions at the Circle' Series
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2017

Beginning on Tuesday, Sept. 12, The Shops at Columbus Circle, New York's premier dining and entertainment destination, in partnership with Jazz at Lincoln Center (JALC) launches its five-week concert series 'Sessions at the Circle.' JALC celebrates its 30th anniversary this year and invites visitors to celebrate this milestone with free performances. (more...)

The Fugard Theatre Brings Acclaimed Production of Iconic Musical KING KONG Home to JoburgThe Fugard Theatre Brings Acclaimed Production of Iconic Musical KING KONG Home to Joburg
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

Over half a century since the world premiere of the original production of KING KONG, Eric Abraham and the Fugard Theatre bring this legendary and iconic musical home to Johannesburg. The run will come hot off the Cape Town season, which is currently playing to rave reviews, rapturous responses and sold-out houses at the Fugard Theatre. (more...)

Legendary South African Musical KING KONG Now Open at The Fugard TheatreLegendary South African Musical KING KONG Now Open at The Fugard Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 5, 2017

Over half a century since the original production, a brand new production of KING KONG, the legendary South African musical, is now on in Cape Town. Eric Abraham produces and presents this Fugard Theatre production, which will transfer to Johannesburg following its run in the Mother City. (more...)


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BWW Review: Singer Songwriter Naomi Wachira in ConcertBWW Review: Singer Songwriter Naomi Wachira in Concert
by Marakay Rogers - Jul 28, 2017

The Kenyan - by way of Seattle - singer-songwriter kicked off her 2017 tour in grand style in a small courtyard garden. (more...)

BWW Review: THE LION KING at Hobby CenterBWW Review: THE LION KING at Hobby Center
by Bryan-Keyth Wilson - Jul 4, 2017

In 1994 Disney's animated feature The Lion King was the cartoon movie that broke barriers and was popular with adults and children. With its textual references to William Shakespeare's HAMLET, this age old tale is one that no one needs to go in depth about. In July of 1997, Julie Taymor along with original cartoon creatives Elton John and Tim Rice debuted a Broadway bound music that was sure to revolutionize storytelling. Now 20 years on the boards this lavish musical continues to inspire, empower and entertain. With authentic and visceral musical arrangements by Lebo M, THE LION KING is a theatrical jewel that gleams brightly representing the essence of the Motherland- Africa. (more...)

Full Cast Announced for the Fugard Theatre's  KING KONG: THE MUSICALFull Cast Announced for the Fugard Theatre's KING KONG: THE MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2017

Over half a century since the original production, the Fugard Theatre's forthcoming, brand new production of the legendary South African musical KING KONG is fully cast, with rehearsals commencing on 12 June. (more...)

Drama, Improv and Music Take the Stage at Masque Theatre this MayDrama, Improv and Music Take the Stage at Masque Theatre this May
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2017

Drama, improv and music will all form a part of the programme at the Masque Theatre this May. The Masque Theatre is an active community theatre that prides itself on bringing together audiences from the southern suburbs of Cape Town.  (more...)

Hugh Masekela Hospitalized, JAZZ EPISTLES Show at the Town Hall ContinuesHugh Masekela Hospitalized, JAZZ EPISTLES Show at the Town Hall Continues
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

Town Hall and (Le) Poisson Rouge are proud to present the Jazz Epistles, featuring Abdullah Ibrahim and his acclaimed jazz ensemble Ekaya live in New York City for the first time on South Africa Freedom Day, April 27th. Hugh Masekela, originally scheduled to perform at this show, has been sidelined by a medical emergency, a dislocated right shoulder resulting from a recent fall while on tour in Morocco. He will be replaced for this program by the young South African trumpeter Lesedi Ntsane. (more...)

Town Hall and (Le) Poisson Rouge present One of the Most Exciting Jazz Events of the YearTown Hall and (Le) Poisson Rouge present One of the Most Exciting Jazz Events of the Year
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2017

Town Hall and (Le) Poisson Rouge are proud to present the Jazz Epistles, featuring Abdullah Ibrahim and Hugh Masekela live in New York City for the first time on South African Freedom Day, April 27th. Half a century after recording South Africa's landmark jazz album, Jazz Epistle, Verse 1, these original bebop legends reunite for their first North American performance at the Town Hall at 123 West 43rd Street in New York.  (more...)

Wesley Wolhuter to Hold Solo Piano Recital at the Masque TheatreWesley Wolhuter to Hold Solo Piano Recital at the Masque Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2017

Join Wesley Wolhuter, art music composer, pianist and cellist, as he performs a solo piano recital at the Masque Theatre in Muizenberg on 2 April at 19:00. (more...)

Sima, The New Mama Africa Launches Her Debut SingleSima, The New Mama Africa Launches Her Debut Single
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2017

Simangele “Sima” Mashazi the Hammersdale born singer/songwriter who now resides in Stellenbosch, is bound to make lyrical and musical waves in the South African music industry. (more...)

Cross-continental Project MAMA AFRICA: THE MUSICAL Coming to South Africa, UK and NigeriaCross-continental Project MAMA AFRICA: THE MUSICAL Coming to South Africa, UK and Nigeria
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2017

MAMA AFRICA: THE MUSICAL, the bio-musical about Miriam Makeba, will be staged at Artscape Theatre Centre this February, with tour dates booked for the United Kingdom in March and Nigeria in May. (more...)

Forces of Nature Dance Company Presents Kwanzaa Show With Les Nubians, TodayForces of Nature Dance Company Presents Kwanzaa Show With Les Nubians, Today
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2016

Forces of Nature combines elements of modern dance, West African movement, ballet, hip-hop, and even martial arts. Visually inventive and creatively brilliant, these multi-ethnic dancers and drummers perform one-of-a-kind programs that are 'sizzling ... nothing short of sensational,' says The Washington Post. (more...)

SOMI, Megan Hilty, Gabrielle Hamilton, Mara Wilson, BD Wong & More, Nightly at Joe's Pub, 12/1-11SOMI, Megan Hilty, Gabrielle Hamilton, Mara Wilson, BD Wong & More, Nightly at Joe's Pub, 12/1-11
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2016

Beloved jazz songbird Somi returns with a special new work-in-progress called Dreaming Zenzile, detailing the life of legendary activist and singer Miriam Makeba. Dreaming Zenzile is directed by Liesl Tommy, whose most recent works include Eclipsed (at The Public and on Broadway) and Party People (The Public), and stars Somi.    (more...)

SOMI, Megan Hilty, Gabrielle Hamilton, Mara Wilson, BD Wong & More, Nightly at Joe's Pub, 12/1-11SOMI, Megan Hilty, Gabrielle Hamilton, Mara Wilson, BD Wong & More, Nightly at Joe's Pub, 12/1-11
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2016

Beloved jazz songbird Somi returns with a special new work-in-progress called Dreaming Zenzile, detailing the life of legendary activist and singer Miriam Makeba. Dreaming Zenzile is directed by Liesl Tommy, whose most recent works include Eclipsed (at The Public and on Broadway) and Party People (The Public), and stars Somi.    (more...)

Jasmine Cephas Jones, Megan Hilty, Adrienne Truscott and More Coming Up at Joe's PubJasmine Cephas Jones, Megan Hilty, Adrienne Truscott and More Coming Up at Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - Nov 23, 2016

Joe's Pub at The Public has announced its nightly performances, running November 23 - December 4, 2016. Scroll down for details!  (more...)

Jasmine Cephas Jones, Megan Hilty, Adrienne Truscott and More Coming Up at Joe's PubJasmine Cephas Jones, Megan Hilty, Adrienne Truscott and More Coming Up at Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2016

Joe's Pub at The Public has announced its nightly performances, running November 23 - December 4, 2016. Scroll down for details!  (more...)

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