Runs from Friday September 28 2018 to Sunday October 7 2018

Approximate running time: 2 hours and 10 minutes


MCC Theater
2400 Civic Center Place
Miramar FL 33025

Performance Notes

× Performed for Kings and Presidents and the public worldwide, Africa Umoja is now ready to invade North America again. This show is sure to entertain and enlighten. AFRICA UMOJA elevates the human spirit.

The spirit of Togetherness, the tale of South Africa, its people and their song. Come marvel at the beautifully designed costumes and award-winning, internationally-acclaimed choreography.

Over 50 countries across the globe have witnessed the magic of AFRICA UMOJA - a loud, colorful and jubilant celebration of the history of indigenous South African music and dance, that audiences whatever their cultural backgrounds have found infectiously delightful and uplifting.

With a cast of some of South Africa’s brightest and most versatile young performers, singers, drummers and dancers, AFRICA UMOJA - The Spirit of Unity Tour is a joyous celebration of dynamic talent, thrilling energy, great voices and sensual dances that sweep across the bright and vibrant South African traditional landscape.

Traveling on the beats of drums, from the dusty streets of Soweto to all the corners of the world’s best and biggest stages, AFRICA UMOJA (which in Zulu means ‘together’) tells the moving tale of indigenous South African music and dance from the earliest rhythms to the current club sounds of kwaito.

Audiences all over the world have embraced the traditional love songs, lullabies and other musical expressions of rural life. They have also cried along in the city streets listening to music reflecting the pain of the migrant laborers and their families. This tale dances through sheebeens and the cultural melting-pot of Sophiatown.

There are also the reminiscent sounds of the vibrant jazz that forced its way free from the constraints of the times. Audiences will relate to names such as Miriam Makeba (Mama Africa) and the late Dolly Radebe. While also celebrating the 100th birthday of Nelson Mandela, this is truly a show you don’t want to miss.

All patrons, regardless of age, must have a ticket.

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