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ISANGO ENSEMBLE’S JOYFUL REIMAGININGS


Isango

We all are familiar with titles like A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Carmen, and even The Magic Flute. While we might not be able to recite the plot word for word, these are at least productions we’ve heard of throughout our lives. Penned by the likes of Shakespeare and Mozart, these canonical works are landmarks for theatre history and remain pinnacle productions today.

Isango Ensemble has continued the tradition of these great works, but with new meaning by bringing their culture and history as South Africans to each performance. The ensemble is comprised of artists primarily from townships surrounding Cape Town, melding their personal stories with seminal works from theatre and opera canon. The immense joy Isango amplifies is intentionally known to be an infectious spell of music, art, and culture. Sir Ian McKellen, an avid patron, perhaps said it best — “The Isango Ensemble is unique. I believe no other theatre group in the world so successfully brings old theatre classics into a modern, wholly African expression.”

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ArtsEmerson Leadership Photo“ArtsEmerson puts the world on stage and screen to help us understand our world, celebrate our place in it, and explore how we each can contribute to its transformation. We are passionately committed to delivering exceptional experiences for our audiences and operate from the belief that the arts belong to everyone. We invite you to come with us to places you have not been and share experiences you could not anticipate but will never forget. And, if you are so inclined, to engage with a room full of fellow travelers (who are your neighbors) to sort it all out. Let us begin to rediscover our community through the shared experience of art and conversation.”

– ArtsEmerson Leadership Team