Anna Hibiscus' Song for Sheffield

Published: 2 July 2023
Reporter: David Upton

Anna Hibiscus' Song in rehearsal

Anna Hibiscus’ Song at Tanya Moiseiwitsch Playhouse, Sheffield, July 7-15 is a theatrical adaptation of the children's book by Atinuke.

Staged in the intimate Playhouse, it’s told through music, dance, puppetry and traditional African storytelling.

Suitable for children aged 3+ and their families, the performances will be interactive and colourful.

The cast includes Althea Burey (Narrator, Angel, Mama), Malick Bojang (Grandfather, Chocolate, Papa), Saskia Rose (Anna Hibiscus), Maya Thompson (Auntie Jolie and Narrator), Dorthea Darby (Grandmother, Ben, Uncle Tunde). The on-stage musician will be Julius Obende.

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  • Anna Hibiscus’ Song - Atinuke, adapted for the stage by Mojisola Kareem-Elufowoju (Utopia Theatre and Sheffield Theatres)

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