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by Roysten Abel

A Can & Abel Theatres Production

Roysten Abel, whose intimate work The Manganiyar Classroom charmed WOMADelaide audiences this year, will return for WOMADelaide 2018 with a visually and musically stunning masterpiece The Manganiyar Seduction.

This extraordinary work is like nothing you will have seen before, with 43 musicians seated and gradually revealed in a purpose built 'jewel box' like staging to create a dramatic and astounding build-up of instruments and voice. Spanning 3 generations of Manganiyars, a caste of musicians from the heart of the Thar Desert in Rajasthan, this exuberant and joyful performance is a celebration of life itself.