Review: The Jungle Book Stage Adaptation

A journey through the wilderness of India’s jungles, filled with many exotic animals and one boy: man by nature, wolf at heart. This stage-adaptation’s take on an all-time classic story maintains the key theme of identity, seeing Mowgli struggle to connect with his roots as a man, instead of a wolf, whilst also incorporating more modern themes into the production such as feminism. The majority of the cast were female, including main characters Mowgli and Bagheera. Kesiah Joseph, who played Mowgli, portrayed a passionate and adolescent Mowgli through her excellent theatrical singing; her costume’s design kept it traditional with...

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