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Diamonds & Dust

The enormously successful production Diamonds & Dust has been staged at Theatres throughout South Africa continuously since 2002 and has since toured the Netherlands, Denmark, Turkey, the Caribbean, Bahrain, Belgium, Holland, France and Dubai! Devised and directed by the Barnyard Theatre Productions, this nostalgic production will take you through the history of South African music, starting off in the 1940’s and 1950’s and progressing through the decade’s right up until the 1990’s. This energetic musical features the music of the pennywhistle and Kwela jazz as well as hits from the late Miriam Makeba along with Paul Simon, The Manhattan Brothers, Mahlanthini, Johnny Clegg, Mango Groove and many more South African legends. Highlights of the show include the song by Johnny Clegg, Asimbonanga, which is presented in a beautiful accapella arrangement. Also featured is a powerful rendition of The Warrior and Mama Tembu's Wedding from the famous South African musical Ipi Tombi.