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09.17.2016 | Miriam Makeba: Mama Africa, the Musical | $25 - $35

September 17, 2016 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Categories: Music, Theatre


Miriam Makeba: Mama Africa, the Musical is a rousing celebration of the life and music of the South African, Grammy Award winning music icon, Miriam Makeba. It tells the story, life and times of Miriam Makeba in a dramatic fashion, outlining her activism in helping to bring down apartheid (and impact on the global civil rights movement), her fame & international success owing to her magical voice and her endurance in overcoming betrayal, failed marriages and the death of her only daughter, Bongi, while in exile. Set in Africa, the USA, and Belgium this is an inspirational, universal story that will appeal to a multi-generational audience worldwide. Five shows only, right here in St. Louis, on 9/15 @ 7:30pm, 9/16 @ 7:30pm, 9/17 @ 2:00pm & 7:30pm, and 9/18 @ 2:00pm

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