Lephalale The Musical at Soweto Theatre

Lephalale The Musical – 17-year-old Phuti returns home from Tshwane to Lephalale after many years. Astonished by her lack of respect and cultural knowledge, her grandmother endeavors to teach Phuti about Lephalale and its rich culture and heritage. Catch this touching musical about family, culture and identity at the Soweto Theatre for one night only. Get your tickets now! 

What Is It?

The Evergreen Arts Centre presents Lephalale The Musical at Soweto Theatre this June. This family-friendly musical tells the story of 17-year-old Phuti and her vibrant 56-year-old grandmother, Mmatsebo. Phuti has spent all her life in the suburbs of Tshwane. As a result, she has lost touch with her cultural heritage. She also shows a severe lack of respect for cultural customs. Astonished by her behaviour, Phuti’s grandmother endeavors to teach her about the history of Lephalale when she returns home.

Lephalale The Musical is told through song and dance. This includes Setswana, Sepedi and Xibelane traditional dances, as well as contemporary Koffifi, Gospel and Afro-fusion styles. There is a 5-piece live band and 20 energetic performers.

Written and directed by Bafedile Masasa who hails from Lephalale.

When Is It?

Saturday, 15 June 2019 at 19:00.

Where Is It?

Soweto Theatre, Blue Theatre, Cnr. Bolani Rd and Bolani Link, Jabulani, Soweto, Johannesburg.

How Much Is It?

Tickets cost R100 per person and may be purchased online via Webtickets.

For more information

For more information, visit Soweto Theatre’s website. Or, follow them on social media for updates:



Contact them on 011 930 7461/2/3 or via email at info@sowetotheatre.com

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2019-06-15 00:00:00 2019-06-15 18:00:00 Africa/Johannesburg Lephalale The Musical at Soweto Theatre https://joburg.co.za/lephalale-the-musical-at-soweto-theatre/ Cnr. Bolani Rd and Bolani Link, Jabulani, Soweto, Johannesburg. Joburg.co.za info@sowetotheatre.com
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