Valley Song

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One generation clings to the past while another aches for the future. 

In post-apartheid South Africa, in a valley where properties are still owned exclusively by white people, 76-year-old Abraam “Buks” Jonkers continues to till the land he will never own. But while Buks loyally maintains the prized property of his past, his golden-voiced granddaughter, Veronica, can’t wait to star on Johannesburg stages. When a potential new property owner arrives, both Buks and Veronica must decide if they will hold tight to their past or take a chance on the future. A theatrical poem told by two actors, Valley Song brings timeless truths to life through the beautiful South African landscape.

Performance Schedule: February 5 - 21, 2015

Thu Feb 5: 8pm (Preview)

Fri Feb 6: 8pm (Opening)

Sat Feb 7: 2pm & 8pm

Tue Feb 10: 1pm & 8pm

Feb 11 - 14: 8pm

Feb 17 - 21: 8pm  

TalkBack shows (Q&A with cast and director right after the show) at 8pm shows Tue Feb 10, Wed Feb 11, and Wed Feb 18.

Running Time: Approximately 90 minutes

CAST

Sereana Malani Veronica                                         
David Adams Abraam "Buks" Jonkers                                           

CREATIVE TEAM

Jovanni Sy Director
Drew Facey Set Designer
Barbara Clayden Costume Designer
John Webber Lighting Designer
Cathy Nosaty Sound Designer
Lorilyn Parker Stage Manager
Yvonne Yip Assistant Stage Manager                                              

Jovanni Sy talks about Valley Song

 
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