Fun for kids with ZOEMBA The Musical Rhino in Sandton

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Zoemba the Rhino
Zoemba the Rhino

Connie Friedmann’s Zoemba, a new SA musical theatre production for children prepares for its run at the Auto & General Theatre on the Square in Sandton.

Daphne Kuhn presents Connie Friedmann’s Zoemba, a musical theatre production for children with Matatho Mampa, Pieter Erasmus and of course Zoemba, which opens on 27 June at 15:00. Zoemba, written and conceived by Connie Friedmann, will run from 26 June to 7 July. Its storyline addresses real environmental issues experienced by Zoemba the rhino and his friends. Suspense-filled interactive stories, stunning music, sing-a-long songs, audience participation and energetic dancing is just part of the fun-filled holiday package.

Zoemba plays with friends in the long grass.
Zoemba plays with friends in the long grass.
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Zoemba has wonderful messages for our young people, making them aware of our precious rhinos, recycling, conservation and friendships.

Enter the magical journey of Zoemba the Rhino. He lives in a game reserve with his two friends, Jippie and Doolie. Zoemba is a unique rhino, he has two rainbow horns and loves music and dancing. Those unique horns appeal to a sneaky poacher who is lurking in the park, and waits for the right opportunity to try and steal Zoemba’s horns. Come and join us to find out if the poacher is able to capture Zoemba, and if Jippie and Doolie can help Zoemba out of trouble. The show deals with issues that affect Zoemba’s life from poaching to pollution.

The sun shines brightly in Zoemba The Musical
The sun shines brightly in Zoemba The Musical

Sandton’s Auto & General Theatre on the Square, by arrangement with CK Productions, proudly presents this cool new musical theatre production for kids from 2 – 8 years old. It’s an exciting tale that will have them in suspense until the end – screaming with laughter, boo’ing the poacher off the stage, while singing and dancing along to the energetic, catchy original musical score. The production is directed by Bronwyn Evans and choreographed by Joubert Jonker.

The show stars Zoemba, Matatho Mampa, and Pieter Erasmus. Come and join us and see the world through Zoemba’s eyes. Come and have fun and get involved with Zoemba’s plight. There is something in it for the older brothers and sisters as well as parents and grandparents!

Zoemba with friends in the sunshine
Zoemba with friends in the sunshine

Zoemba runs from 26 June for two weeks only. There are performances daily from Tuesdays to Saturdays at 15:00 as well as 11:00 shows on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays. Tickets are R80 and bookings can be made by calling the theatre’s box office on 011 883 8606; booking online: www.computicket.com or phoning the Computicket call centre on 0861 915 8000.

Enquire about group bookings and school discounts.

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