Sarafina!

Sarafina!

Musical


Overview


Synopsis

The plot centers on students involved in the Soweto Riots, in opposition to apartheid; the story is told from the point of view of an ambitious school girl actress-activist named Sarafina. She feels shame at her mother's acceptance of her role as domestic servant in a white household in apartheid South Africa, and inspires her peers to rise up in protest, especially after her inspirational teacher, Mary Masembuko is imprisoned.



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Category
Musical
Number of Acts:
2 Acts
Cast Size
large
Casting Notes:
Mostly female cast