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Cast: Whoopi Goldberg, Michelle Bestbier, Gideon De Wet, Thufani Didi, Dumisani Dlamini, John Kani, Leleti Khumalo, Greg Latter, Miriam Makeba, Dixon Malele and others
SARAFINA! (1992) (Size: 686.63 MB)
Sarafina! is a South African musical by Mbongeni Ngema depicting students involved in the Soweto Riots, in opposition to apartheid. It was also adapted into a 1992 film starring Whoopi Goldberg and Leleti Khumalo. Sarafina! premiered on Broadway on January 28, 1988, at the Cort Theatre, and closed on July 2, 1989, after 597 performances and 11 previews. The musical was conceived and directed by Mbongeni Ngema, who also wrote the book, music, and lyrics. The play was first presented at The Market Theatre, Johannesburg, South Africa, in June 1987. The cast included Leleti Khumalo as Sarafina.