VIDEO: Venus and Adonis (U-Venas No Adonisi)
Performed by the Isango ensemble from Cape Town, South Africa, in IsiZulu, IsiXhosa, SeSotho, Setswana, Afrikaans & South African English as part of the Globe Theatre’s season of Shakespeare plays interpreted by companies from around the world.
Isango Ensemble is an internationally renowned South African theatre company that draws its artists from the townships around South Africa.
Its productions re-imagine classics from the Western theatre canon, finding a new context for the stories within a South African or township setting.
Isango is committed to creating theatre that is accessible to all South Africans and have made award-winning films including U-Carmen, made on location in Khayelitsha township and featuring local people.