When Lion Had Wings

Jungle Theatre Company

  • Ticket Price: R30.00
  • Duration: 36mins
  • Age Recommendation: 8+
  • Genre: Children's Choice
  • Language: English, Afrikaans, isiXhosa and Khoekhoe

This is an uncut video of an outdoor performance. The performance was part of 2017 NAF main and took place in the Nelm Amphitheatre. It is based on a traditional Khoikhoi folktale and is told with daring stilt characterisations, animal masks, original music and Nama language. A story unfolds of a flying lion who is bullying all the animals and has made vultures his slaves. Hilarious frogs lead the animals to discover their own talents and to stand up to the bully. The story reveals insights into the behaviour of humans and wild animals. Jungle Theatre Company has developed a style of theatre that is based in clowning, draws from different cultures and it ideal for a family audience.

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Director: Vincent Meyburgh
Music: Seiso Qhola
Performers: Ntombi Mkhasibe, Joce Engelbrecht, Seiso Qhola, Kelly Splihaus, Atti Dyanti, Siy Badi and Vincent Meyburgh
Video: Emma Van Loon