Dallas Children’s Theatre: Mufaro’s Beautiful Daughters
Friday, May 4, 2012
Concert Hall at 10AMGrades 1 – 7
Running time: 65 minutes
Adapted for the Stage by KAREN ABBOTT Music & Lyrics by S-ANKH RASA
Mufaro’s pride and joy, his two daughters of very different dispositions, travel a half day’s journey through a mystical jungle and across a deep river to be presented to the king. Along the way the two girls encounter a number of mysterious situations that test their courage, kindness and strength of spirit. Combining authentic African drumming, powerful and majestic choreography and thrilling original music, the splendor of Zimbabwe and energy of the African land will burst onto stage in this Caldecott award-winning Cinderella tale!
Curriculum connections: Language Arts, History and Cultural Heritage, Fine Arts, Geography, Adaptation