An African folktales performance inspired by African oral tradition of storytelling in outdoor gatherings. The adapted folktales are selected from a collection of stories from different tribes and countries from all over Africa. The interactive performance provides audience with cultural experience through animated characters in stylized costumes, drumming, sing-along, and dancing, while creating a space for feedback and dialogue after each story. This event is presented as a part of the City of Chicago?s Year of Chicago Theatre. Check out more YOCT events at