Mufaro’s Beautiful Daughters



Students and families can choose from the following times:

  • Friday, February 1, 2019 at 7:00pm
  • Saturday, February 16, 2019 at 3:00pm


SteppingStone Theatre
55 Victoria St
St Paul, MN 55104

About the Show

The Great King is seeking a Queen worthy of the realm. Mufaro journeys to the King with his two daughters, certain that one of them will be chosen. Discover that beauty is not the measure of greatness, and strength is found in kindness, in this moving folktale from Zimbabwe. A lush adaptation of the Caldecott Award-Winning book featuring music, dance, and joyous celebration.


If you do not have access to a ride, call Project Success and we can provide transportation for you. Please let us know if you need a ride when you make your reservation. We will need at least 2 days’ notice to set up transportation.

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or call Project Success at (612) 874-7710

Invited students can pick up tickets at the Project Success table in the lobby of the theater on the dates of the performances. Please arrive 20 minutes before the show to pick up your tickets. Each student/family may receive up to 4 FREE tickets.

Thank you to Project Success theater partner, SteppingStone Theatre, for providing tickets to students at no cost.


  • One of the daughters, Manyara, is so convinced that she will reach her goal that she begins to treat others as if she has already achieved it. Why might she feel this way? What advice would you offer her, if asked?
  • On their journey to meet the Great King, Manyara and Nyasha encounter various people along the way, but their attitudes those people are very different. Thus, Nyasha and Manyara are remembered differently by those people. Which person’s attitude most reflects yours?

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