Direct from a sell-out Broadway season, Mother Africa is returning to Australia after four long years with new and old classic acts, new music and new costumes!
The heartbeat of Africa pulsates throughout the jaw-dropping show as the musicians and artists 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.
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.