Artscape to commemorate 40 years of June 16

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Oratorio of a Forgotten Youth: Musical Reflections on the Youth of ‘76.
Oratorio of a Forgotten Youth: Musical Reflections on the Youth of ‘76.

Artscape is set to present the much anticipated “Oratorio of a Forgotten Youth: Musical Reflections on the Youth of ‘76” as part of the Artscape Youth Month celebrations, at the Artscape Opera House on 16 June at 17h00.

The “Oratorio of a Forgotten Youth: Musical Reflections on the Youth of ‘76” is a reflection of the era of South Africa in 1976 which will mark the 40th anniversary of the historic June 16 uprisings that set to change the course South African history.

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Mandla Mbothwe directs the star-studded cast of the production which will also reflect the domestic current affairs through juxtaposition of monologues by our own legendary women performers (Thembi Mtshali-Jones, Bo Petersen, Celeste Matthews-Wannenburgh) and the post 1994 young blood poets (Koleka Putuma, Siphokazi Jonas, Janine Van Rooy-Overmeyer) to give a poetical reflection of now and then.

The production will also feature the well-known Mandla Mlangeni who will be providing a musical narrative journey of the piece. His band includes the legendary Dizo Plaatjies, Lesego Rampolokeng, Brydon Bolton, Mark Fransman and many more. There will also be a multimedia component under the skilful eye of Sanjin Muftic.

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Tickets can be purchased at Box Office, Dial-a-Seat and Computicket Outlets at R40.00 per person.

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