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Welcome Msomi: Famed producer, director and the embodiment of a Shakespearean rise and fall

He lit up international theatre with his ‘Zulu Macbeth’ but couldn’t control his addiction

12 July 2020 - 00:00 By Chris Barron

Welcome Msomi, who has died at the age of 76, was a playwright, producer, director and choreographer whose musical uMabatha, an isiZulu adaptation of Shakespeare’s Macbeth, took theatregoers around the world by storm and made him internationally famous...

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