Adapted And Directed By Daniel Geddes
Warm your hearts with the tale of how Mr Hare takes on the biggest lost-and-found adventure. An original production of one of Chris van Wyk’s last stories, Mr. Hare Meets Mr. Mandela is on tour at Montecasino.
The show is a stage adaptation of a book by Chris Van Wyk with illustrations by Paddy Bouma. Directed by Daniel Geddes, the cast of four dynamic, charismatic professional actors engage the audience with active participation, fun, comedy, and adventures.
Mr Hare Meets Mr Mandela is a tale about bravery, honesty, and persistence, as well as the significance of being literate and the importance of reading, something dear to the late Madiba’s heart.
Mr Hare finds an R200 note and, of course, it belongs to Mr Mandela because it has his face on it…or so the illiterate Mr Hare thinks. Mr Hare sets off to return the note to its rightful owner.
With a brand-new script, joyful music, and characters aplenty, the show promises to be fun for the whole family, as well as teaching children the many wonders of stories and being able to read them. The moral of the story is that if we do not learn from our experiences, we are bound to repeat them, and poor Mr Hare believes it is fine to be illiterate.