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 isiZulu drama series features the voices of Bayanda Malevu, Nomthandazo Gumede, Tumelo Mogoane, Buqaqawuli Gobinca, Sinemivuyo Mpulu, Seakga Tladi, Nokukhanya Zulu, Nick Moyo, Fumo Chabalala, Ismail Skhosana, Siphesihle Ndzimande, Ismail Skhosana and Cindy Hlungwani.
Music and Composition by Yogin Sullaphen