It seems South African gospel star Rebecca Malope is hard at work, tying up the loose ends of her upcoming musical theatre production.
The singer stated in her local dialect ‘Angingedwa’ meaning THIS IS MY STORY.
All is set and done for the singer as auditions is underway, Rebecca and her Artistry Talent Management hope to pull in a cast that will best tell the story of her life.
According to a poster she shared on Twitter, the gospel stalwart will be holding auditions for actors and singers, aged between 8 – 45 years old to star in her musical production, which will be staged for the first time on 3 December 2016 at the Big Top Arena of Carnival City, east of Johannesburg.
The casting takes place on 14 and 15 August, from 10am to 3pm, at Downtown Studios in Johannesburg.
“We’re already having so many sleepless nights from planning#Angingedwa!Going to need more than usual,lol”.
The gospel star revealed that, she will be playing the current version of herself in the musical, because she knew her story better than anyone else. She uttered..
“In the play I will be performing the current version of myself. We are still going to visit all nine provinces in search of a young talented girl that will be playing the younger version of me,”.
After three decades of releasing 36 chart-breaking albums‚ winning copious awards‚ selling millions of copies‚ and gaining legions of fans in South Africa and across the world‚ Rebecca has certainly scaled the highest levels of success as one of the biggest selling musicians in the South African Country.
Team yooyooafrica.com wishes her all the best in her talent hunts. We will definitely keep you updated.