Episode 1A Romeo & Juliet Unplugged (English)

UJ Arts & Culture, a division of the Faculty of Art, Design & Architecture (FADA) at the University of Johannesburg (UJ) released its educational podcast drama series featuring ‘R&J Unplugged’, Robin Malan’s adaptation of Shakespeare’s ‘Romeo and Juliet’ in English and IsiZulu. The play was translated and edited by Nkululeko Ndhlovu in partnership with Nomusa Sibiya at UJ’s Multilingual Language Services at UJ.

Recorded by UJ Arts Academy students under direction of Nompumelelo Mtshali with mentorship by Dr Jerry Mofokeng, the English drama series features the voices of Sinemivuyo Mpulu, Britney Adams, Fumo Chabalala, Buqaqawuli Gobinca, Nomthandazo Gumede, Tumelo Mogoane, Kagiso Shilabje, Seakga Tladi, Nick Moyo and Ismail Skhosana.

Music and Composition by Yogin Sullaphen