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Spice Drum Beat Ghoema
On from 06 Dec 2006 till 27 Jan 2007
Tricycle Theatre
by David Kramer
Genre(s): New Writing, Musical, Drama

About: Spice Drum Beat Ghoema

From the creators of the award-winning smash hit success KAT & THE KINGS
Spice Drum Beat – Ghoema

Delving deep into Cape Town’s early slave history, when the Dutch first settled in South Africa, Spice Drum Beat transforms both old and recent Cape musical history into a highly entertaining and theatrical experience. Enjoy the beat of the spice drum in this vibrant fusion of original song by Kramer & Petersen and folk songs that evolved more than a hundred and fifty years ago in Cape Town.

Cast: Jody Abrahams, Loukmaan Adams, Munthir Dullisear, Zenobia Kloppers, Carmen Maarman.
Musicians: Danny Butler, Gammie Lakay, Howard Links, Solly Martin, Charlie Rhode.

Early Bird Tickets £7.50
First 100 tickets for 8pm performances on 6, 8, 9 December (also 4pm matinee) & 12 December.

Bloomberg Firsts £6. (30 tickets available 7 days before the performance for under 25s).

BSL interpreted performance on Tues 16 Jan by Mary Connell.

Written and directed by David Kramer
Musical direction Taliep Petersen
Costume design Illka Louw
Lighting Gert du Preez & David Kramer
Set Design Julian Davids
Sound Akbar Khan & Graham Muir

Reviews

Of Kat & The Kings:
“A climactic electrical storm of exuberance, a real musical gem...sheer bliss.”
-Daily Mail

“One great party...enough energy to power the National Grid.”
-Independent

“**** A cracker...fabulously upbeat, packed with catchy songs”
-Financial Times

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