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Members say: Great acting, Ambitious, Absorbing, Intense, Edgy
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This 2009 Pulitizer Prize winner, by Lynn Nottage, is a haunting, probing work about the resilience of the human spirit during times of war.

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Set in a small mining town in Democratic Republic of Congo, this powerful play follows Mama Nadi, a shrewd businesswoman in a land torn apart by civil war. But is she protecting or profiting by the women she shelters? How far will she go to survive? Can a price be placed on a human life?

 

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Reviews (6)

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Ambitious, Great acting, Intelligent, Intense, Relevant

See it if You're looking for a reality check and a beautifully acted play that will stay with you for days. Heavy subject matter is entirely worth it.

Don't see it if You can't deal with war and relationship drama. Brace yourself for the intense.

91
Great acting, Great writing, Moving, Rich, Poetic

See it if You love great stories extremely well told with rich language.

Don't see it if You are looking for an "upper" at the theater - this is tough subject matter.

75
Ambitious, Edgy, Intense, Resonant, Overrated

See it if You can handle heavy, intense drama.

Don't see it if You're not interested in plays about war in Africa.

91
Absorbing, Great acting, Moving

See it if You want a highly moving night at the theater.

Don't see it if You're avoiding stories about sexual assault and abuse.

88
Absorbing, Ambitious, Edgy, Great acting, Intense

See it if you don't mind being uncomfortable.

Don't see it if You are afraid to be disturbed.

100
Absorbing, Amazing, Overwhelming

See it if you really want to feel. This will make you feel and care for something wether you want to or not.

Don't see it if you lost a baby child, please don't watch if you did.