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Mufaro’s Beautiful Daughters: An African Tale
June 23, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - July 9, 2017 @ 4:30 pm
DCT presents John Steptoe's beautiful Zimbabwe-based Cinderella tale. An African villager named Mufaro has two daughters whom everyone agrees are beautiful. But, they have their differences. Manyara possesses a bad temper and is self-centered (but never in front of Mufaro); Nyasha is kind and considerate to people and to animals. When Mufaro learns that the King is in the process of meeting all of the most worthy and beautiful women in order to choose a wife, he decides that both of his daughters should go. Celebrate goodness, generosity, and love with traditional dancing, rhythmic drumming, and glorious African song. Based on the 1988 Caldecott Honor Award book.