NYC- Tin Bucket Drum performed by Mpume Mthombeni is a mesmerizing piece of kabuki style African storytelling told at its best. Live percussionist Wake Mahlobo sets the scene for this young African girl that shares a symbolic masterful journey. A Theatre Chat top pick. The play closes the first week of August 2012 so get your tickets now.
“Multi Award winning Peter and the Starcatcher could have some competition in ticket sales as the price of this off-off-Off-Broadway production at $18. gives you the same heartfelt journey of any multi-Tony Award winning storytelling piece of theatre.” Theatre Chat.
With the use of minimal props, puppetry and kabuki style theatre Tin Bucket Drum is told with tribal beats creating background for this magical heartfelt journey of a young African girl. Director Karen Logan masterfully puts the elements together using simplistic sets, props giving strong powerful acting moments for Mpume Mthombeni.
The Imbewu Trust celebrates local South African theatre internationally by highlighting theatre works with global resonance and black artists. This piece of Think Theatre Productions is important to the growth and understanding of cultural differences but similarities that bring our society closer together.
Horse Trade Theater Group and Imbewu Trust should be credited for enriching live theatre by sharing social stories bring awareness and understanding to all. “Tin Bucket Drum takes a broad swipe at age old global systems of restriction enforced for personal gain by those in power and the way these restrictions affect the man on the ground. Above all it looks, rather optimistically at the power of creativity.” Imbewu Trust.
Tin Bucket Drum (2011 Standard Bank Young Artist Award winner) play, directed by Karen Logan, follows the story of Nomvula, a spirited child with a revolutionary heart born into a country with a cruel and silent dictatorship. Critically acclaimed with standing ovations at the Grahams town and Hilton Arts festivals, Tin Bucket Drum won the Audience Vote Award for Best Production at MUSHO 2007, A Durban Theatre Award for Best Actress and Best New South African Script 2007, and a Standard Bank Ovation Award at the Grahamstown Festival in 2010. It was featured as The Star, Pretoria Times, The Herald and Witnesses Newspapers pick of the Grahams Town Fringe in 2007.
With Broadway storytelling half price tickets at close to $80 a ticket Tin Bucket Drum is your best choice for live thought provoking theatre in NYC with a cost of only $18. this could be the best price theatre ticket in the United States and worth every cent.
The Kraine Theater is located in the new popular east village theatre district at 85 East 4th Street New York, NY 10003. For tickets visit Horse Trade Theater Group.
Richard Cameron of Theatre Chat thanks Horse Trade Theater Group and Imbewu Trust for bringing thought provoking global theatre to NYC. Theatre Chat has over 50,000 arts lovers for the same reason that Horse Trade Theater Group and Imbewu Trust has passion for global works of art. We all must join together because this is how the arts will survive. Join together today and make theatre, dance, music and art available to all. Theatre Chat.
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