JUNGLE THEATRE - The Magic Shell

Thu Jun 17, 14:00 - Thu Jun 17, 14:45


"The Magic Shell" is set in ancient times on the Wild Coast, before people knew how to tell stories. Manzandaba and Zenzele, a married couple, are two of the first people. They go on an adventure in search of stories that lead to magical creatures under the ocean.

African stories and languages don’t get enough attention with entertainment flooded by Western culture. However, our rich heritage of folktales offer life lessons through the portrayal of human/animal characters. Children have an intuitive connection with wild animals and different languages. Their imaginations are ready to make the connections between wild life and human characteristics. These heart connections are fostered by this portrayal of a folktale. In Here, the theatrical representations draw young children into a world where animals and humans are connected. Their imaginations become rooted in culture and nature. They are prepared to make the folktale their own. They become ready to tell this original story in their own words and in their mother tongue.

Title: JUNGLE THEATRE - The Magic Shell


Date: 17 June 2021


Time: 14:00


Duration: 45min


Full Price: R45

Additional information

Age restriction Family friendly
Refund policy No refunds


JUNGLE THEATRE - The Magic Shell
44 Long St, Cape Town City Centre, Cape Town, 8000
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