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Theatrical Productions

Isango Ensemble

Internationally Renowned South African Theatre Company that Reimagines Western Theatre Classics

“Spirited, wrenching, and often sublime… [The ensemble] is part of what makes the show so powerful… With their frank and flexible acting, they show how easily a person might slide from vulnerability to cruelty… A reminder of what a mighty force empathy in the theater can be.”
Alexis Soloski, The New York Times

"Music is the story. Isango Ensemble is a marvel."
Susannah Clapp, The Guardian

"I am captivated by the ensembles extraordinary versatility and the sheer joy each performer brings to each production."
Sunday Times, South Africa

"...vivid, enthralling display...the story is beautifully rendered...a palpable playful delight"
Sunday Express, UK

"These tunes...are gifts to the audience who come away humming. Their musical DNA has been changed."
Susannah Clapp, The Guardian

"With frequent outbursts of upbeat song and plenty of comic moments, the joyous energy of the performers is contagious, and it is impossible not to leave the auditorium smiling."
Sebastian King, CurtainUp

About

US Tour History:
2014-2015: Venus and Adonis, The Magic Flute
2015-2016: uCarmen Ekhayelitsha, A Midsummer Night's Dream

Columbia Artists Management is now pleased to present:
2018-2019: A Man of Good Hope, Aesop's Fables, Falstaff

Isango Ensemble is a South African theatre company that draws its artists from the townships surrounding Cape Town. Isango’s stage productions and films have played to sold-out audiences across the world and have received numerous international awards. Isango’s productions reimagine classics from the Western theatre canon, . . .

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    • Aesop
      Aesop's Fables, Photo Credit: Keith Pattison
    • Aesop
      Aesop's Fables, Photo Credit: Keith Pattison
    • Aesop
      Aesop's Fables, Photo Credit: Keith Pattison
    • Aesop
      Aesop's Fables, Photo Credit: Keith Pattison
    • Aesop
      Aesop's Fables, Photo Credit: Keith Pattison
    • Aesop
      Aesop's Fables, Photo Credit: Keith Pattison
    • Aesop
      Aesop's Fables, Photo Credit: Keith Pattison
    • A Man of Good Hope, Photo Credit: Keith Pattison
      A Man of Good Hope, Photo Credit: Keith Pattison
    • A Man of Good Hope, Photo Credit: Keith Pattison
      A Man of Good Hope, Photo Credit: Keith Pattison
    • A Man of Good Hope, Photo Credit: Keith Pattison
      A Man of Good Hope, Photo Credit: Keith Pattison
    • A Man of Good Hope, Photo Credit: Keith Pattison
      A Man of Good Hope, Photo Credit: Keith Pattison
    • A Man of Good Hope, Photo Credit: Keith Pattison
      A Man of Good Hope, Photo Credit: Keith Pattison
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      Isango Ensemble Logo