Rap on the knuckles for the new nationalists

29 September 2019 - 00:01

Usually, I am a sucker for middlebrow musicals of the Sound of Music and Evita stamp, where you leave the theatre singing,  tunelessly but enthusiastically,  the showstopper tunes.

But last week in London, and aptly on the eve of SA’s Heritage Day, I witnessed a musical event with such great and wider meaning, and performed in such an unusual, shape-shifting idiom,  that I marvel at its ingenuity.  Even if its tunes are not exactly hummable...

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