Aviva & Santa

Musicians

Aviva

Aviva

Aviva

Aviva

 

Santa’s Story productions

2012
Cape Town


2013
Johannesburg
Cape Town

HelsinkiHelsinki

London London


2014

HürthHürth

Cologne Cologne


2015

Cape Town Cape Town

New York New York


2016
Cape Town


2017
Cape Town

Melbourne Melbourne

Sydney Sydney


2019

Herzliya Herzliya


 

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Santa's Story

Santa's Story

 

Stage production of Santa's Story
Created by and featuring award winning performer Aviva Pelham

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When 90 year old Santa Pelham was persuaded to write her fascinating life story, it was intended so that her memoir would be there for future generations.

But Santa's story became something much more: a cathartic experience, an inspiration for song and recently, a one-woman show performed by her daughter, Opera Diva, Aviva Pelham. Aviva brings the moving text to life detailing her mother's journey from Germany, to Spain, to France and then to Africa - punctuated by wonderful live Klesmer music.

Santa's Story is directed by multi-award winning Janice Honeyman with designs by the acclaimed Mannie Manim and Dicky Longhurst who round up a heavy-weight artistic and creative team.

Santa's Story has run in Cape Town where Aviva received a Fleur du Cap nomination, to capacity audiences and more recently completed a sold-out season in Johannesburg.

 

Santa & Aviva

Aviva and Santa Pelham
Opening performance, Cape Town, August 2012

 

Santa's Story poster

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Televised preview of Santa's Story (Simcha Episode 14)
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