uNontombi the Musical

Performed by: Izodela

No director listed

No playwright listed

uNontombi is a traditional musical play which portrays two men fighting over a beautiful woman in a Zulu village. The young man Mkhonto make use of traditional powers to win the love of uNontombi as our story continues the audience witnesses a crucial turn where love is taking its direction. we see mbuzini a close friend of Mkhonto betrays him by proposing uNontombi and only to find out that she loves Mbuzini more than Mkhonto.


60 minutes
Recommended Age:
6 years – Adult
Recommended Grade:
Grade 2+ No max grade set
Zulu (first language) / English (second language)
Curriculum Connection:
Creative Arts, Dance Studies, Design, Dramatic Arts, Home/Additional Language, Life Orientation/Life Skills, Music, Visual Arts
Themes Covered:
Choices, Death, Family dynamics, Gender roles, Intra/interpersonal conflicts, Life skills, Other, Relationships, Self-image, Tolerance

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