Just in: Mandela opera is pulled after three shows

Madiba, an opera on the life of Nelson Mandela, has been withdrawn after three performances in Pretoria for want of funds.

The producer, Unathi Mtirara, a member of the Mandela family, blamed non-payment by the National Lottery.

Full story here.


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  • Evidence that government funding is the best system. ūüėČ

    I hope it works out… it sounds like a promising project, although I haven’t seen any discussion of the music.

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