2011-2012 Season

Mufaro's Beautiful Daughters: An African Tale

Mufaro's Beautiful Daughters

When a great African king desires a wife, only the most perfect maidens in the land are invited to meet him. 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!

This production will be most enjoyed by ages 6 through Adult, or grades 1st —5th grade.

Mufaro's Beautiful Daughters: An African Tale
Based on the book by John Steptoe
Adapted for the stage By Karen Abbott
Music & lyrics by S-Ankh Rasa


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Images (Zip File) | Posters/Handbills (Zip File) | Publicity Information (Zip File)
Study Guide (PDF) | Program (PDF) | Technical Requirements (Zip Files)

For booking information, contact:
Holden & Arts Associates
Booking and management services for the performing arts
Phone 512/477-1859 | Fax 512/477-3908 | P.O. Box 50120, Austin, TX 78763 | sm@holdenarts.org

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Artists on the Mid-America Arts Alliance
Artists on the Mid-America Arts Alliance

Artworkfrom "Mufaro's Beautiful Daughters: An African Tale"
© 1987 by John Steptoe. Use licensed by the John Steptoe Literary Trust.

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