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The Howard University Department of Theater Arts and NEWorks Productions present a production of Sarafina! Through story and song, Sarafina! follows students from Morris Isaacson High School in Soweto as their focus grows beyond the issue of Afrikaans to encompass every aspect of the black political struggle. Directed by Eric Ruffin with choreography by Jakari Sherman, the book, music, and lyrics are by Mbongeni Ngema and arranged by Mbongeni Ngema and Hugh Masekela. This performance is part of the James A. Johnson Young Artist Series, made possible by Target. 

This program contains mature themes and strong language.

Free general admission tickets will be distributed in the States Gallery starting at approximately 5:30 p.m., up to two (2) tickets per person.

Note: this program will not be streamed live or archived.

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