March 9-10: If you are in the room, you are in the show! Sunjata Kamalenya is a completely interactive production which celebrates the greatest hero of West African legend, Sunjata Keita, the first king of the ancient Empire of Mali. A wandering hunter comes to the village of Farrakoro and makes the difficult to believe prediction that a crippled boy and his out-cast mother will overcome all odds to deliver their nation from a powerful warlord. What follows is their adversarial struggles and the strength they derive from their faith in one another. Authentic music, costumes, and scenery invite you to a modern Mand village where the storyteller guides your journey as you sing, dance and act alongside professional actors and musicians in a truly unique experience. Tickets start at $20. Saturday and Sunday, 1 p.m. Samueli Theater.
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