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Set in a small mining town in Democratic Republic of Congo, this haunting work about the resilience of the human spirit during times of war follows Mama Nadi, a shrewd businesswoman. 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?
Ruined received the 2009 Pulitzer Prize for Drama
In the present-day Democratic Republic of the Congo during a complex civil war, a savvy businesswoman, Mama Nadi, both protects and profits from the women whose bodies have become battlegrounds.
Previews from: 21st January 2009
Opens: 10th February 2009
Closes: 2nd August 2009
Quincy Tyler Bernstine
William Jackson Harper
Russell Gebert Jones
Directed by Kate Whoriskey
Scenic Design by Derek McLane
Costume Design by Paul Tazewell
Lighting Design by Peter Kaczorowski
Written by Lynn Nottage
Run time: TBA
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Opening night: 21 January 2009
Closing night: 6 September 2009
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