JAMBO!

Tales from Africa


Book by ALVIN TEMPLE Music by DAVID SYLVESTER
Directed by LAKETA CASTON-HOSEY
Choreographed by DWIGHT BELL
Musical Direction by MARCUS HANEY

“Jambo, human beings!” Take a trip to Africa, where Lion, Monkey, Elephant and their larger-than-life animal friends share three stories of people and animals who find themselves in sticky situations and use their clever minds to escape. Brimming with African folklore, storytelling, and music, each tale is taken directly from the stories passed down through the folklore of many nations and cultures—including East Africa, Kenya, and the Kalahari Bushmen—and offers important lessons for children of all ages.
PERFORMANCES
Friday, February 22 at 9:00 a.m. (School Performance)
Friday, February 22 at 11:30 a.m. (School Performance)
Friday, February 22 at 7:00 p.m.

Special School Performances at 9:00 a.m. and 11:30 a.m.
Please call 225-588-7576 to register your school or group.

VENUE INFORMATION
Southern University
Frank Hayden Hall
F Street / Elton C. Harrison Driv
e Baton Rouge, LA 70813
RUN TIME
1 hour, no intermission
TICKETS
Regular Admission | $15
Kids and Students With Valid ID| $10
Groups of 10 or More | $10 must pre-purchase prior to performance date.
FEATURING
Auditions for this production are scheduled for Saturday, January 5, 2019. Please register here.
AGE RECOMMENDATION
G- Rated Show (Recommended for All Ages)

Appropriate for all ages. Everyone entering the theatre, including babes in arms, must have a ticket.
CREATIVE TEAM
Director: LAKETA CASTON-HOSEY
Music Director: MARCUS HANEY
Choreographer: DWIGHT BELL
Stage Manager / Assistant Director: KRYSTAL BLATCHER
Scenic Designer: GREG WILLIAMS, JR.
Production Manager: KEYARRON HAROLD
Costume Designer: LAKETA CASTON-HOSEY
Props: MELANIE WILLIAMS
Media and Photography: FREDERICK PRICE III
Marketing and Communications: ALVIN A. TEMPLE
CAST
Orisha: Christian Jones
Mongoose/Vulture: Wesley Porter
Dassie the Rock Rabbit/Lordly Lion 1/subject: Condoleeza Semien
Lion cub/Palace Attendant: Omarion Jones
Hare/Rozwaka/Kwamanga Rainbow Spirit: Delaysia James
Mantis/Lordly Lion 2: Queline Ketchens
Monkey: Layla Miles
Wise Eland/ Queen of Shoa: Alysse Davis
Mej/Elephant: Jarvis Stewart
Mother Lion/Hippo/Subject: Maniquwa Holmes
Mat Maker/Subject: Theodore Smith
King of Shoa/Elder: Kahilia Bardele
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Orisha
Christian Jones
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Mongoose/Vulture
Wesley Porter
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Dassie the Rock Rabbit/Lordly Lion 1/subject
Condoleeza Semien
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Lion Cub/Palace Attendant
Omarion Jones
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Hare/Rozwaka/Kwamanga Rainbow Spirit
Delaysia James
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Mantis/Lordly Lion 2
Queline Ketchens
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Monkey
Layla Miles
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Mej/Elephant
Jarvis Stewart
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Mother Lion/Hippo/Subject
Maniquwa Holmes
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Mat Maker/Subject
Theodore Smith
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King of Shoa
Kahilia Bardele

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