The Baobab

Performed by: Well Worn Theatre Company

No director listed

No playwright listed

Within every tree, every river and every creature on this Earth, each of our stories are infinitely told. They whisper our names in the wind and beg that we listen more closely to what we used to know but have recently forgotten. Directed by Kyla Davis. Designed by Godbish Bishedi. Featuring Mandla Moyo, Khutjo Green and Cebisa Fubesi. Winner of a 2014 Standard Bank Ovation Award.

Well Worn, Jungle and Seka Theatre Companies, 3 leaders in their field of ecological advocacy and social activism through theatre, collaborated for the first time across Southern Africa to bring you an outdoor African eco-play with sunset performances daily in the Rhodes Botanical Gardens at the 2014 National Arts Festival. The Baobab appeared as part of the Re-Imagining Programme at the Rhodes Environmental Learning Research Centre as well as on the ASSITEJ Family Fare platform at the 2014 National Arts Festival.


50 minutes
Recommended Age:
No min or max grade set
Recommended Grade:
No min or max grade set
English (first language) No second language listed.
Curriculum Connection:
Creative Arts, Dramatic Arts, Life Orientation/Life Skills, Natural Sciences, Social Sciences, Visual Arts
Themes Covered:
Choices, Environmental awareness, Imagination