DIRECT from a sell out BROADWAY SEASON, MOTHER AFRICA is returning to Australia after 4 long years with New and old classic acts, new music, and new costumes
“Its the Lion king on steroids” Dominion Post, NZ
Mother Africa is exuberant, high-energy entertainment, New York Times
Cirque Mother Africa The heartbeat of Africa pulsates throughout the jaw-dropping show as the musicians and artistes articulate their passion and love for their homeland including Ethiopia, South Africa, Kenya, Tanzania, Ivory Coast, Benin, Zimbabwe, and Guinea. This entertainment extravaganza combines the talents from nine African countries to provide the wonder, suspense and joy of Mother Africa.
Critics have described this theatrical event as “enthralling”, “a theatrical treasure”, “a feel good spectacular par excellence”, “solid Entertainment”, “fun, fun, fun” and much more.
Backstage at Mother Africa:
The show seen by more than 2 MILLION people worldwide is a delight for the senses with items spun through the air, bodies contorted into mind-boggling shapes, Astonishing Acrobatics and performers balance on other performers, percussionists beat up a storm of sound and traditional dancers tell their own stories. The audience will be overwhelmed by the complexity and versatility of these world-class acts.
Masks, drums, beads, and amazing costumes and sets all bring forth the feel of authentic African traditions. Cirque Mother Africa is not just a traditional African show. It also has a take on the modern, fresh and dynamic culture of the new Africa. This is a fresh and fantastic show that evokes passion and demands a response. Audiences are encouraged, prodded and charmed to actively respond rather than to simply watch a breath-taking spectacle.
“Rich in rhythm and robust in song, MOTHER AFRICA’s acrobats, musicians and dancers light up the stage in a powerful performance of stunning African artistry.” Theatre Mania, New York, New York
“This jubilant 90-minute spectacle delivers one thrill after another.” Time Out Magazine, New York
“Spectacular and colorful – in the tradition of outstanding cirque Performances, show of the year ” Timeout Magazine, UK
“Physically compelling” Sunday Courier Mail
“A swirl of color and movement that keeps its audience clapping and cheering throughout … Mother Africa is a vibrant high-energy production…” The Gold Coast Bulletin
“Its Cirque Du Soleil with an abundant African flavor” Australian Stage
“Sheer Versatility, Boundless Energy, infectious Warmth, high energy production” Adelaide Theatre Guide
“Pure spectacle, colorful costumes, immense physicality, powerfully rhythmic music, song, dance, cirque acts and comedy, something for everybody” Glam Adelaide
|25 July 2014|
|Friday 25 July 2014 – 8pm|
|TicketsAdult – $74.90
Concession (Pensioner) – $69.90
Children (under 16) – $49.00
Family of 4 – $200.00
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