Via BBC News
A musical about pop star Madonna’s attempts to adopt a young African girl is being performed at the Edinburgh Fringe by a Malawian cast.
The 50-year-old star is portrayed in the play Mercy Madonna of Malawi by a black male actor in a blonde wig
One of the performers, Shombi Banda, 29, claims he was heckled by the star when he performed for her in Malawi.
He said she responded to a play about the African cultural identity by saying “money is the answer to everything.”
The show looks at how Madonna was given custody of four-year-old Mercy James.
It also attempts to depict how people in the African country viewed the case.
Madonna first spotted Mercy in an orphanage when she visited the African state in 2006.
After a long-running court battle, the nation’s highest court ruled earlier this year that the star could adopt the youngster on a permanent basis. Continue Reading….
I hope this musical comes to London. It looks hilarious!!!
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