The Northern Cape award-winning play, Umthombo The Musical, is now captivating Kimberley audiences.

The musical is written and directed by young people and tells a story of a beautiful young woman, Nonzwakazi, who falls in love with a handsome man and the two are blessed with two girls.

Their love is challenged when an evil witch casts a spell on the husband, turning him to a seven-headed snake.

Nonzwakazi then sets on a journey to seek help for her husband.

The musical was also showcased at the 2019 National Arts Festival in Makhanda, in the Eastern Cape.

Child performers have joined the cast, with the youngest being four years old.

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