The Alchemy of WordsA
fter premiering with a sold-out run at the National Arts Festival in Grahamstown and touring Southern Africa, The Alchemy of Words will be coming the Ramolao Makhene Theatre for a short season supported by the French Institute of South Africa (IFAS).
In the Alchemy of Words, three artists from different disciplines –puppetry, film and music search to capture the enigma of Arthur Rimbaud and what it means to be a pioneer. Expect an immersive experience that combines artistic projections, puppetry and live music inspired by the diverse imagery from Rimbaud’s poems – smoke filled battlefields, the lush countryside of the French Ardennes, colourful vowels, crimson seas …
Thursday 28 September – Sunday 01 October 2017
Thursday – Saturday 19:00
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